Leadership at Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation

Kessler's Senior Leadership Team works closely together to define, develop and implement the strategic plans that support the delivery of quality patient care and outcomes, the growth of programs and services, and the engagement of employees throughout the organization. With more than 300 years of experience among them, this dynamic team is committed not only to the management of day-to-day operations, but to the long-term success of Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation … and most of all, to the progress of our patients.

Robert H. BrehmRobert H. Brehm
Bruce M. Gans, MDBruce M. Gans, MD
Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer
Joan P. Alverzo, PhD., CRRNJoan P. Alverzo, PhD., CRRN
Vice President, Clinical Operations and Quality, Inpatient Rehabilitation
Steven Kirshblum, MDSteven Kirshblum, MD
Medical Director (West Orange Campus) and Chief Academic Officer, Inpatient Rehabilitation
Sue Kida, PT, MHASue Kida, PT, MHA
Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation and CEO, Chester Campus
Bruce Pomeranz, MDBruce Pomeranz, MD
Medical Director (Chester/Saddle Brook campuses) and Chief Quality Officer, Inpatient Rehabilitation
Bonnie A. Evans, PT, MHABonnie A. Evans, PT, MHA
CEO, West Orange Campus
Karen Liszner, BSN, MHA, CRRNKaren Liszner, BSN, MHA, CRRN
Chief Nurse Executive
Philip J. Driscoll, Jr., FACHEPhilip J. Driscoll, Jr., FACHE
CEO, Saddle Brook Campus
Robin Hedeman, OT, MHARobin Hedeman, OT, MHA
Vice President, Business Development
Gail M. SolomonGail M. Solomon
Vice President, Corporate Communications & Public Relations
Kim Ratner PT, MHAKim Ratner
Assistant Vice President of Rehabilitation Services
Bill AnastassatosBill Anastassatos
President, Hospital-based Outpatient Services
Ken CalderaKen Caldera
Director, Human Resources
Patricia JuddPatricia Judd
Vice President, Outpatient Clinical Operations