Dr. Donald Liss is a passionate man. He cares about his patients, his staff, and his community with equal energy and determination. He is a gifted doctor who specializes in physical medicine and rehabilitation partly because he cares for people and wants them to enjoy life to its fullest. He works diligently to help his patients overcome pain, restore function and flexibility, and achieve a rigorous quality of life. He is an attending physician and the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Center. There, he offers premier care of sports, spine, orthopedic, and neuromuscular conditions. Since its inception in 1986, the PMRC has grown to 5 locations, 30 therapists, and more than 10 talented physicians. Dr. Liss maintains an holistic approach to his care, treating the whole person and not just the conditions or symptoms. He enjoys his work and is grateful to be working in such close proximity with other compassionate and committed professionals.
Dr. Liss’s interests also include teaching and sharing the scope of his knowledge with his students and colleagues. For 30 years, he has been the Assistant Clinical Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine at the esteemed Columbia University in New York City. As part of his work, he has organized lectures and conferences across the country. He is a lecturer and author as well. His book, “The Low Back Pain Handbook”, is a must read for primary care providers. He espouses the philosophy that a sound body and mind are the requisites for physical health and emotional happiness. He is determined to help his patients become healthy in both body and spirit so they can actualize their optimal life.
As a well respected physician, his excellence has been recognized by many prestigious organizations. He was named a Castle Connolly New York Metro Area Top Doctor, a Jersey Monthly Top Doctor, Best Doctor in America, Best Doctor in New Jersey, Inside Jersey Top Doctor, and a New York Magazine Best Doctor in New York. Much of these accolades can be attributed to his professional prowess, but they all recognize the compassion and dedication he shows all who cross his path. If you are looking for a skilled orthopedist who truly has your best interests at heart, Dr. Donald Liss is your man.