Uri Adler, M.D.
Chief Quality Officer and Director of Stroke Rehabilitation, Kessler Institute, and Medical Director, Kessler — Saddle Brook campus
Dr. Adler specializes in stroke, brain injury and neurologic rehabilitation
Dr. Uri Adler serves as chief quality officer and director of stroke rehabilitation for Kessler Institute and is the medical director at Kessler’s Saddle Brook campus. Dr. Adler specializes in the treatment of stroke, brain injury and other neurologic conditions, including cervical dystonia. He is also experienced in pain and spasticity management, electrodiagnostic medicine, orthopedic trauma, musculoskeletal conditions and swallowing disorders.
Board certified in internal medicine and physical medicine and rehabilitation with additional sub-specialty certification in brain injury medicine, Dr. Adler is also an assistant professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School.
Dr. Adler's major research interests include the use of therapeutic Botox injections, motor recovery and swallowing disorders in stroke survivors. He has written numerous articles for professional journals and consumer publications, co-authored book chapters and presented at national conferences on a wide range of stroke-related topics.
He is a member of the New Jersey State Stroke Advisory Panel, American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPMR), Association of Academic Physiatrists (AAP) and other professional organizations.
A graduate of Yeshiva University, Dr. Adler received his medical degree from Rutgers New Jersey Medical School (formerly the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-New Jersey Medical School), where he was awarded a Dean’s Academic Excellence scholarship and completed a dual residency in internal medicine and physical medicine and rehabilitation. Dr. Adler joined Kessler Institute in 2002.