Jason Bitterman, MD

  • Assistant Professor
  • Pronouns: he/him/his
Dr. Bitterman specializes in non-operative care for spine and musculoskeletal disorders. His goal is to help patients optimize their function, return to an active lifestyle, and improve their quality of life using conservative measures whenever possible. Dr. Bitterman takes a holistic approach, including patient education, lifestyle modifications for daily activity and exercise, guidance through a physical rehabilitation course, and potentially more aggressive interventions like injection therapies.

Clinical interests: Non-operative spine care, musculoskeletal medicine, interventional spine procedures, ultrasound-guided procedures, electrodiagnostic medicine
Dr. Bitterman's publications are indexed on PubMed

Education & Training

  • BA, Biology, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT, 2010
  • MD, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT, 2016
  • Internship, Lemuel Shattuck Hospital, Boston, MA, 2016-2017
  • PM&R Residency, Rutgers-New Jersey Medical School and Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, Newark, NJ, 2017-2020
  • Spine and Sports Medicine Fellowship, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY, 2020-2021