Jaclyn Joki, M.D.
Jaclyn Joki, M.D., is a board certified physician in physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R). She earned her medical degree at the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. Her post graduate training included a one-year internal medicine internship at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center and a three year residency in PM&R at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School/JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute. During her PM&R residency she served as an academic chief resident and received the Resident Teacher of the Year Award.
As an attending physician, she provides PM&R consultation services caring for patients in the acute hospital setting. She works collaboratively with other services including trauma, neurology, neurosurgery, cardiothoracic surgery, oncology and internal medicine/hospitalist teams in order to assess medical, functional and rehabilitation needs. Goals include optimizing medical and functional status to allow for safe and successful return to the community with the best quality of life post-injury or illness. Her interests include traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, stroke and other neurologic diseases, orthopedic injuries and conditions, cardiopulmonary disease, cancer and other medical conditions causing mobility, functional and cognitive limitations.
Dr. Joki is the Director of the PM&R Consult Service at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, NJ for JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute. She is a Clinical Assistant Professor for Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and a Core Assistant Professor for Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. She provides clinical teaching to medical students, residents and fellows. She also has involvement in medical student and resident lectures. She is the faculty advisor for the PM&R Student Interest Group at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. She serves as a member of JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute’s PM&R and Brain injury Medicine Clinical Competency Committees.
Volunteer Faculty Awards have been awarded to Dr. Joki by Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical school previously from both the department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation as well as the Office of Education. She has worked with medical students to publish peer reviewed papers and provides medical student mentorship/advising.
Dr. Joki is an active member of the Association of Academic Physiatrists and the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.