Presented by: Dr. Tamir Bloom
Guest Speaker: James DiPiazza, Director of Red Bank SportsCare Physical Therapy
Dr. Tamir Bloom is a board certified pediatric orthopedic surgeon who treats children and young adults with a wide spectrum of musculoskeletal problems, including upper and lower extremity deformities, hip dysplasia, fractures, sports injuries and complex foot disorders, such as clubfeet. He has a special interest in neuromuscular conditions such as cerebral palsy and spina bifida.
After receiving his undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Bloom earned his medical degree from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City. His residency in orthopedic surgery was completed at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. He then completed a year of fellowship training in pediatric orthopedics and scoliosis at the Rady Children’s Hospital in San Diego under the direct tutelage of Drs. Scott Mubarak, Peter Newton and Dennis Wenger—all past presidents of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (POSNA).
James DiPiazza is from Bayville, NJ and graduated from Central Regional High School. While attending high school volunteered his time at several different Physical Therapy clinics as he was interested in pursuing PT as a career. James attended Stockton University where he graduated with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2017. He played baseball at Stockton and gained an appreciation for the field of PT and rehabilitative medicine throughout his baseball career. He also played basketball during his high school career.
James accepted his first job out of Graduate school with Sportscare Physical Therapy and has been there for 4 years. He has special interests in working with athletes and helping them return to sport as quickly as possible. James has recently accepted a director of Physical Therapy role at the Red Bank location.