Jay E. Bowen, DO

Dr. Jay Bowen is Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (Physiatry), Sports and Pain Medicine as well as being Prolozone Therapy certified (ozone). He was the Sports Medicine Fellowship Coordinator at Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation and did his fellowship at UMDNJ-Newark/Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation. He is involved in clinical research and is an active member of numerous national organizations. His interests include regenerative treatments such as  stem cells and platelet rich plasma (PRP), prolotherapy (in which he is internationally trained), ozone, sports medicine, diagnostic musculoskeletal ultrasound, chronic tendon disorders, head and neck injuries in sports, shoulder biomechanics, nerve root dysfunction, electrodiagnosis (EMG/NCS), and medical education. He manages all aspects of pain and performs interventional procedures (ie epidural, facet, sacroiliac joint, etc.). He lectures locally and nationally and has appeared on television and radio. Dr. Bowen has and continues to hold various offices for committees such as the Medical Society of New Jersey and the Union County Medical Society. He has been a consultant for insurance companies since 1999. Dr. Bowen was recently appointed to the New Jersey Council on Physical Fitness and Sports in January 2018.


Awards, Achievements and Articles

  1. Appointed to the New Jersey Council on Physical Fitness and Sports by the state of New Jersey
  2. Certificate of Excellence from the American Academy of Ozonotherapy
  3. Awarded Top Doctor on Findatopdoc.com
  4. Rotator Cuff Injury via Medscape.com.
  5. Phalangeal Fractures article via Medscape
  6. Awarded Patient’s Choice and Compassionate Doctor 2009-12 by Vitals Patients Choice
  7. Recognized as one of the “Top Physicians” from 2003-05 and 2009-11 by the Consumer Research Council of America
  8. Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, UMDNJ-Newark from 1999-present
  9. Medical Director, Physical Rehabilitation Services at East Orange Hospital from 2012-present
  10. Authored and/or Coauthored 16 articles and 11 book chapters

Professional Memberships

  1. New Jersey Council on Physical Fitness and Sports
  2. American Academy of Ozonotherapy (AAOT), founding member
  3. American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
  4. American Osteopathic Association (AOA)
  5. New Jersey Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons
  6. American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R)
  7. American Academy of Orthopeadic Medicine (AAOM)
  8. American Osteopathic College of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  9. North American Spine Society (NASS)
  10. New Jersey State Medical Society- Union County
  11. New Jersey Medical Society Mentor Drug Monitor