Thomas-Agesen-MD-smallThomas Agesen MD of Cedar Knolls NJ grew up in Essex County. He lives in the town where he grew up in essex county with his wife and four children. 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. His clinical interest includes sports medicine, electrodiagnostics and treatment of acute and chronic tendon, ligament and joint disorders. He also enjoys treating acute and chronic back conditions. 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.

Specialty & Clinical Interests

  • General Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Sports Medicine

Education & Medical Training

North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1997 - 1998

Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
Class of 1997

Board Status

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Sports Medicine

Awards, Honors & Recognition

  • Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 2011

Publications & Presentations

"Heading" and neck injuries in soccer: a review of biomechanics and potential long-term effects.
Mehnert, M. J., Agesen, T., Malanga, G. A.