ALICE TZENG, M.D.

 

 

 

Alice Tzeng, MD
Dr. Alice Tzeng grew up in Bergen County, NJ and graduated college with honors from the New Jersey Institute of Technology where she was also inducted into the Tau Beta Pi engineering honor society.  She was accepted into medical school while still in high school and graduated from the University of Dentistry of Medicine and Dentistry – New Jersey Medical School, now part of Rutgers University, with her M.D. degree.  Prior to starting her internship and residency, she did a year-long research fellowship with the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research.  Dr. Tzeng then did an internship in internal medicine at Winthrop University Hospital in Mineola, NY followed by residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the prestigious Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation.  Her specialty is evaluating and treating injuries and diseases causing loss of function, disability, and pain.  She has privileges at 5 area hospitals, and is board-certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.   As an important part of our team, she can assist in reviewing your medical records, perform independent medical examinations, and give valuable input and insight into your case for the best outcome possible.

 

EMPLOYMENT:       

Alice Tzeng, M.D., LLC. Owner and sole proprietor, January 2010-present. Providing acute care, subacute, and long-term care physiatric consultations.

Associates in Rehabilitation Medicine, September 2003 – December 2009.

Residency, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, July 2000 – June 2003:  University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) - New Jersey Medical School, 150 Bergen St. Newark, NJ 07103.  

Preliminary Internal Medicine Internship, July 1999-June 2000:  Winthrop-University Hospital, 259 First St. Mineola, NY 11501.
Medical Rehabilitation Outcomes Research Fellowship, July 1998-June 1999:
UMDNJ - New Jersey Medical School, Dept. of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 150 Bergen St. Newark, NJ 07103.

 

HOSPITAL APPOINTMENTS:

Attending Physiatrist, Runnells Specialized Hospital, Berkeley Heights, NJ, 

September 2003 – present

Attending Physiatrist, Overlook Hospital, Summit, NJ,

December 2003 - present

Attending Physiatrist, Inglemoor Rehabilitation and Care Center, Livingston, NJ,

August 2008 – December 2011

Attending Physiatrist, Care One at Madison Ave, Morristown, NJ,

January 2005 – June 2009, February 2012-present

Attending Physiatrist, Care One at Hanover, Whippany, NJ,

June 2012-present

 

MEDICAL EDUCATION:  

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) - New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ, 1994 - 1998.  M.D. received in May 1998.

 

CERTIFICATIONS:

USMLE Step I  Passed June 1996
USMLE Step II Passed August 1997
USMLE Step III Passed June 2000
ABPMR Part I Passed May 2003
ABPMR Part II Passed May 2004
ABPMR Recertification Exam Passed February 2013

 

RESEARCH:

Medical Rehabilitation Outcomes Research Fellowship, July 1998-June 1999:  

UMDNJ - New Jersey Medical School, Dept. of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and the Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation.

Non-invasive Respiratory Muscle Aids and Neuromuscular Disease, Summer 1997:  University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey  -  New Jersey Medical School,  Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, under the supervision of John 

Bach, M.D., Vice-Chairman and Professor of PM&R.

 

PUBLICATIONS:           

Tzeng AC, Bach JR. Prevention of pulmonary morbidity for patients with neuromuscular disease. Chest. 2000 Nov;118(5):1390-6.

Tzeng AC, Cheng J, Fryczynski H, Niranjan V, Stitik T, Sial A, Takeuchi Y, Foye P, DePrince M, Bach JR. A study of thyrotropin-releasing hormone for the treatment of spinal muscular atrophy: a preliminary report. Am J Phys Med Rehabil.  2000 Sep-Oct;79(5):435-40.

Ferris G, Servera-Pieras E, Vergara P, Tzeng AC, Perez M, Marin J, Bach JR. Kyphoscoliosis ventilatory insufficiency: noninvasive management outcomes. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2000 Jan-Feb;79(1):24-9.

Bach JR, Rajaraman R, Ballanger F, Tzeng AC, Ishikawa Y, Kulessa R, Bansal T. Neuromuscular ventilatory insufficiency: effect of home mechanical ventilator use v. oxygen therapy on neumonia and hospitalization rates. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 1998 Jan-Feb;77(1):8-19.

Gave technical assistance in: Bach, JR.  Guide To the Understanding and Management   of neuromuscular Disease.  New York: Hanley and Belfus, 1998.