Brian Peterkin, MCMs, PA-C

Brian Peterkin is a Certified Physician Assistant with a master degree in Clinical Medical Science from Barry University. Brian has an extensive undergraduate background in exercise physiology being both a certified strength and conditioning specialist and health fitness instructor. His current interests include the acute management of patients following spine surgery as well as short and long term spinal rehabilitation. He is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and New Jersey State Society of Physician Assistants.

Since starting with the New Jersey Spine Specialists in 2008, Brian has worked closely in both the office and operating room with Drs. Drzala and Reiter to expedite patient care. Brian has completed numerous educational symposiums and workshops pertaining to spine related conditions and has worked with non-profit organizations performing medical care. Currently, Brian is a clinical preceptor for UMDNJ and Arcadia’s physician assistant programs and is he very active in planning future direction of the physician assistant profession.

Brian A. Peterkin, MCMs, PA-C, physician assistant with New Jersey Spine Specialists, has been named “2014 Outstanding Physician Assistant of the Year” by the New Jersey State Society of Physicians Assistants. The annual award recognizes clinicians who continue to improve the health of New Jersey residents and recognizes the dedication and commitment to the advancement of the PA profession at an institutional level. Mr. Peterkin was honored at an awards ceremony on October 9th 2014 in Edison, N.J., in recognition of Physician Assistant Week.