Dr. Thomas Agesen joined The Garden State Medical Center in 2021 with the acquisition of Center for Orthopedics and Sports Medicine. He is BOARD-CERTIFIED in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation with a Sub-Speciality in Sports Medicine. Dr. Agesen did a fellowship in Sports Medicine at Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation through the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ), in Newark.
His specialties include sports medicine, electrodiagnostics (EMG/NCS), treatment of acute and chronic tendon, ligament and joint disorders, as well as PRP and other cellular regenerative procedures. He also specializes in treating acute and chronic back and neck conditions.
Dr. Agesen completed his undergraduate education at The Pennsylvania State University and graduated from UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. He completed his internship at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, New York and his residency at New York Presbyterian Hospital-Cornell Campus, New York City.
Following his fellowship training in Sports Medicine, Electrodiagnostics and Epidural injection procedures, Dr. Agesen worked briefly as an attending at Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation in West Orange, New Jersey. He then joined Associates in Rehabilitation Medicine for four years. Dr. Agesen then started New Jersey Sports Medicine, LLC with Doctors Malanga and Bowen.
Dr. Agesen grew up in Essex County, where he still lives with his wife and four children. Dr. Agesen was a starter for the Union Lancers Soccer Team, 2 time McGuire Cup National Champions in 1986 and 1987. He was a four year starter for the Penn State University Soccer team, an Adidas Athletic/Academic All-American, and was captain of the 1990-91 Penn State team. He, along with his partners, is the team physician for local high schools and universities. He enjoys treating competitive athletes and sports enthusiasts of all ages and levels.