User:Patrick Foye, M.D.
Patrick Foye, M.D., Professor at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. Founder and Director, Tailbone Pain Center
Address: Patrick Foye, M.D., Director, Coccyx Pain Center, New Jersey Medical School, 90 Bergen St, DOC Suite 3100, Newark, New Jersey, USA, 07103
Dr. Foye is well-known for his expertise in non-surgical treatment a variety of medical conditions including coccyx pain (tailbone pain), back pain, arm and leg pains, arthritis, etc. His personable, private-practice office is located on a modern, renowned, academic medical school campus. Dr. Foye is an Professor of PM&R at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. He has won multiple awards for his teaching abilities, bedside manner, and community service. Dr. Foye has given hundreds of lectures, and publishes extensively within the medical literature.
Chronological education, faculty appointments and hospital appointments
- 2013-present: Professor of PM&R, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ.
- 2007-2013: Associate Professor of PM&R, UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ.
- 1996-present: Attending Physician, Dept. of PM&R, UMDNJ-University Hospital, Newark, NJ.
- 1998-2007: Assistant Professor of PM&R, UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ.
- 1996-1998: Instructor, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ.
- 1993-1996: Residency in PM&R, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
- 1992-1993: Internship in Internal Medicine, St. Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston, NJ.
- 1988-1992: Degree earned: M.D., from UMDNJ- New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ.
- 1984-1988: Degree earned: B.A., from Drew University (undergraduate training), Madison, N.J.
Main areas of clinical practice
- Particular expertise in evaluation and treatment of coccydynia (coccyx pain, tailbone pain).
- Evaluation and non-surgical treatment of a variety of musculoskeletal and neurologic conditions, acute and chronic, e.g. work and auto injuries, back pain, neck pain, limb pain, arthritis, etc.
- Independent Medical Exams.
- Chart Reviews (peer reviews): assessments for physical impairments, causation, appropriateness of care, Maximal Medical Improvement, etc.. Also assessing appropriateness of EMG billing patterns.
- EMG/nerve conduction studies: certified by the American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine, 1999.
- Therapeutic Spine Injections: member of Spine Intervention Society.
- Co-Director of the Spine Injection Clinic at University Hospital, Newark, NJ.
- Co-Director, Outpatient Musculoskeletal Medicine
- Co-Director, Musculoskeletal/Pain Fellowship
- Co-Director, Back Pain Clinic
- Chairman, Undergraduate Medical Education Committee
- Director, Medical Student Clerkships
- National Managing Editor, eMedicine, PM&R division.
- Member of the Medical Examiners’ Panel for the State of New Jersey
Honors, Awards and Distinctions
- 2004: “Equal Justice Award” for years of medical evaluations of people without financial resources.
- 2002: Excellence in Teaching Award. Sole physician/faculty recipient from several hundred faculty members, New Jersey Medical School.
- 2001 and 2002: nominated for “Golden Apple” teaching award, UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, Newark.
- 2000: Testified to OSHA (at the United States Dept. of Labor, Washington, D.C.) in Spring 2000: Expert medical testimony on the topic of workplace ergonomics and work-related musculoskeletal disorders.
- 1995-1996: Heller Fellow in PM&R, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Northwestern University, Chicago.
- 1992-1993: “Intern of the Year” Award, St. Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston, NJ.
- 1992-1993: “Most Compassionate Resident” Award, St. Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston, NJ.