Steven Kirshblum, MD

Steven Kirshblum, MD

Physical Medicine/Rehab West Orange, NJ

Professor of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, UMDNJ - New Jersey Medical School Newark


Office Address

  • 1199 Pleasant Valley Way
    West Orange, NJ 07052
    Phone: (973) 731-3600

Steven Kirshblum, MD

Physical Medicine/Rehab West Orange, NJ

Professor of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, UMDNJ - New Jersey Medical School Newark

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Physical Medicine/Rehab: Spinal Cord Injury Medicine

Education & Training

  • Mount Sinai School of MedicineMount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Saint Francis Hospital
  • Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and ScienceRosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
  • Farleigh Dickinson University

Certifications & Licensure

  • NJ State Medical LicenseNJ State Medical License1990 - 2015
  • American Board of Physical Medicine and RehabilitationSpinal Cord Injury Medicine
  • American Board of Physical Medicine and RehabilitationPhysical Medicine & Rehabilitation

    Awards, Honors, & Recognition

    • Inside Jersey Magazine Top DoctorsCastle Connolly, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009
    • Top Doctors: New York Metro AreaCastle Connolly, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003
    • New York Magazine: Top DoctorsCastle Connolly, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002

    Clinical Trials

    Publications & Presentations

    PubMed

    Journal Articles

    • Lean tissue mass and energy expenditure are retained in hypogonadal men with spinal cord injury after discontinuation of testosterone replacement therapy  Bauman WA, La Fountaine MF, Cirnigliaro CM, Kirshblum SC, Spungen AM, J Spinal Cord Med, 6/26/2014
    • The value of comprehensive primary care follow-up  Kirshblum S, J Spinal Cord Med, 1/21/2014
    • A survey of protective cushion usage in individuals with spinal cord injury while traveling in a motor vehicle and on a commercial airliner  McClure IA, Nieves JD, Kirshblum SC, J Spinal Cord Med, 1/1/2014

    Books/Book Chapters

    • Critical Care in Spinal Cord Injury. Chapter: Nonoperative management of acute spinal cord injury. Page 78 - 91
      Kirshblum S, Brooks M, Nieves J, Yonclas P
      Editors: Fehlings MG.Future Medicine, London, UK
      2013
    • Spinal Cord Medicine. Chapter: Assessment and Classification after Spinal Cord Injury. Page 85 - 105
      Kirshblum SC, Anderson K, Krassioukov A, Donovan W
      Editors: Kirshblum SC, Campagnolo D.Lippincott Williams and Williams, Philadelphia
      Edition 2nd,2011
    • Spinal Cord Medicine. Chapter: Pressure Ulcers and Spinal Cord Injury. Page 242 - 264
      Kirshblum S, O’Connor K, Radar C
      Editors: Kirshblum SC, Campagnolo D.Lippincott Williams and Williams, Philadelphia
      Edition 2nd,2011

    Abstracts/Posters

    • Locomotor training promotes standing and walking in an individual with complete paraplegia. Cavadini N, Wojciehowski S, Brooks M, Forrest GF, Kirshblum S, J Spinal Cord Med, 1/1/2013
    • Comparison of cushions used by travelers with spinal cord injury. McClure IA, McCarthy SK, Frisina P, Kirshblum SC, J Spinal Cord Med, 1/1/2013
    • An unusual presentation of functional and neurologic recovery 36 months post-injury in a person with traumatic incomplete tetraplegia. Perkowski M, Poduri KR, Kirshblum S, J Spinal Cord Med, 1/1/2013

    Lectures

    • Teaching quality and safety to a changing generation. 7/22/2014
    • What's New in the International Standards. Long Island, NY - 4/9/2014
    • SCI Classification and Rehabilitation. Livingston, NJ - 4/2/2014

    Other

    • Guidelines for Fellowship Mentors. Kevorkian G, Kirshblum S, Buschbacher R, Kowalskie K, Rucker K, Monograph by the Association of Academic Physiatrists
      1/1/1996

    Hospital Affiliations

    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • AmeriHealth Direct POS
    • AmeriHealth Direct POS Value Network
    • Amerihealth HMO
    • AmeriHealth HMO Value Network
    • AmeriHealth PPO
    • AmeriHealth PPO Value Network
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
    • BCBS Illinois PPO
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access
    • CIGNA PPO
    • Cofinity PPO
    • First Health PPO
    • GHI PPO
    • Great West PPO
    • Horizon BCBS Direct Access
    • Horizon BCBS HMO
    • Horizon BCBS POS
    • Horizon BCBS PPO
    • Multiplan PHCS PPO
    • Multiplan PPO
    • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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