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Professional Statement

  • Dr. Kirk Lercher is an experienced and accomplished physician with board certification in physical medicine and rehabilitation in New York, NY. Dr. Lercher is certified as a New York State licensed physician.
  • Dr. Lercher received his medical degree from Rutgers University – New Jersey Medical School, where he then completed both his internship in internal medicine and residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation during which the majority of his training was at Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation. Dr. Lercher went on to complete fellowship training in traumatic brain injury at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
  • Dr. Lercher’s clinical interests include traumatic brain injury medicine, spasticity management, and concussion rehabilitation. His approach to his patients is one of diligence, solutions, and relief. Dr. Lercher conducts his appointments with the personalized care and attention that he would expect for his own family.

Education

  • Medical School - Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
  • Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Master’s in Biomedical Sciences
  • Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Internship in Internal Medicine
  • University of California, San Diego (Bachelor’s)
  • Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, Residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Fellowship in Traumatic Brain Injury

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Awards and Publications

  • Golden Apple Award Nominee, UMDNJ/NJMS, 2011
  • Dr. Joan P. Liman Pennies from Heaven Award Recipient, UMDNJ/NJMS, 2008
  • NJMS Alumni Association Scholarship Recipient, UMDNJ/NJMS, 2005
  • Eva Levanthal Scholarship Recipient, UMDNJ/NJMS, 2005
  • UCSD Community Scholars Scholarship Recipient, UCSD, 1998

Professional Memberships

  • International Brain Injury Association
  • North American Brain Injury Society
  • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Language Spoken

  • English