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