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Craig Van Dien, MD, Physical Medicine/Rehab, Edison, NJ, JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute at Hackensack Meridian Health


Physical Medicine/Rehab Edison, NJ

Sports Medicine (Non-Surgical)

Attending Physician, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Sports Medicine, Founding member of the Center for Sports and Spine Medicine

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  • Office

    JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute
    65 James Street
    Edison, NJ 08820
    Phone+1 732-321-7757
    Fax+1 732-321-7330
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  • Dr. Van Dien is a board certified specialist in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine. He received his medical degree from UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, and completed residency training at JFK-Johnson Rehabilitation Institute, where he served as an Academic Chief Resident. He completed further sub-specialty training in Sports Medicine at Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

    Dr. Van Dien is one of the founders of the Center for Sports and Spine Medicine at JFK-Johnson Rehabilitation Institute, part of Hackensack Meridian Health.

    Dr. Van Dien's clinical focus includes sports and musculoskeletal injuries, as well as chronic degenerative musculoskeletal conditions. He believes in well-rounded, personalized plans of care that focus on healthy, active lifestyles and patient empowerment. Dr. Van Dien strives to reduce his patients' pain using therapeutic modalities, exercise, and interventional procedures. He has expertise in diagnostic musculoskeletal ultrasound, which allows him to identify potential sources of pain using real-time imaging. Additionally, he has procedural expertise in ultrasound-guided joint, bursa, tendon, and soft tissue injections, viscosupplementation, platelet rich plasma, and nerve blocks.

Education & Training

  • Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
    Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva UniversityFellowship, Sports Medicine (Physical Medicine And Rehabilitation), 2017 - 2018
  • JFK Medical Center
    JFK Medical CenterChief Residency, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2016 - 2017
  • JFK Medical Center
    JFK Medical CenterResidency, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2014 - 2017
  • Rutgers Health/New Jersey Medical School
    Rutgers Health/New Jersey Medical SchoolResidency, Internal Medicine, 2013 - 2014
  • Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
    Rutgers New Jersey Medical SchoolClass of 2013

Certifications & Licensure

  • NJ State Medical License
    NJ State Medical License 2018 - 2025
  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sports Medicine

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