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JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute Welcomes New Clinical Leaders

JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute

Anthony Doss, M.D., FAAPMR, post-acute rehabilitation specialist

Pictured L-R, Anthony Doss, MD, FAAPMR; Ashley Kakkanatt, MD; Monique J Tremaine, PhD, MSCP

Dr. Doss primarily treats patients in the post-acute care setting, including consultation services at acute care hospitals, as well as inpatient rehabilitation services with a focus on stroke and musculoskeletal rehabilitation.  

Dr. Doss earned his medical degree from Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee. He completed his internship in Internal Medicine at Morristown Medical Center prior to completing residency training in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson/JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute, where he served as Chief Resident.  

Dr. Doss is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and he is involved in the education of medical students and residents. He is an active member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and the Association of Academic Physiatrists and has presented several topics regionally and nationally.  

Ashley Kakkanatt, M.D., a brain injury and spasticity specialist

Dr. Kakkanatt received her medical degree from The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. She completed her internship at NYMC- Westchester Medical Center and residency in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at Montefiore Medical Center- Albert Einstein College of Medicine, where she served as Chief Resident. She then completed an ACGME-accredited fellowship in Brain Injury Medicine at JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute. 

Dr. Kakkanatt provides inpatient and outpatient care with a focus on stroke and brain injury rehabilitation including spasticity management. She enjoys teaching and is active in fellow and resident education. 

Dr. Kakkanatt is an active member of the Association of Academic Physiatrists, American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine and the North American Brain Injury Society. She is a participant in ongoing research and has presented her research at both local and national conferences. 

Monique J. Tremaine, Ph.D., MSCP, Director of Neuropsychology and Cognitive Rehabilitation

Dr. Tremaine has more than 18 years of experience in neuropsychological practice. Her career achievements include design and implementation of cognitive rehabilitation programs across acquired brain injury diagnoses and consultation for virtual reality based cognitive rehabilitation, mindfulness and cognitive behavioral psychotherapy programs.  

She earned her PhD in Neuropsychology from Alliant International University in 2002 after completing an internship at Loma Linda University in Neuropsychology and Cognitive Rehabilitation followed by a Postdoctoral fellowship in Neuropsychology at Sharp Memorial Hospital.  

Dr. Tremaine most recently completed a Postdoctoral Master’s degree in Psychopharmacology. Her research interests include pharmacological interventions in management of neuropsychological and behavioral changes following brain injury, neuropsychological predictors of prolonged recovery following concussion, and development of technology and evidence base for virtual reality and artificial intelligence in cognitive rehabilitation.