Heikki Uustal, M.D.
Medical Director, Prosthetic/Orthotic Team, JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute
Wound Care Physician, St. Peter's University Hospital Wound Care Center
Associate Clinical Professor, UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Dr. Heikki Uustal received his medical degree from the University of Vermont and completed his residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) at Baylor College of Medicine in 1987. He has been board certified in PM&R since 1988. He is currently affiliated with JFK Medical Center, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and St. Peter's University Hospital.
Dr. Uustal has focused his clinical career in the subspecialty of Prosthetics and Orthotics, and Amputee Rehabilitation. He is nationally recognized as a leading educator and clinician in the field of prosthetics/orthotics. Dr. Uustal is a regular speaker at several annual PM&R review courses and specialty courses in amputee rehabilitation.
Dr. Uustal has been a member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R) since 1985 and currently serves as chair of the Program Planning Committee. He previously served as chair of the Program Committee for the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine (ACRM) in 1995.
Dr. Uustal has authored chapters in several PM&R textbooks and has been involved in clinical research related to mobility for the disabled. He has been included in the listing of "Best Doctors in New Jersey" and "Top Docs" nationally.