James Barr, MD, obtained his medical degree in Philadelphia at Hahnemann University, served as Chief Resident at the Somerset Family Practice Residency program, and is an Assistant Clinical Professor at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. In addition to Family Medicine, Dr. Barr has expertise in Sports Medicine. He also performs various administrative duties related to health care reform including Medical Director for the Central Jersey Physician Network, member of the Horizon BCBS of NJ HMO Board of Directors, and Chairman of the Horizon BCBS Professional Advisory Committee. He speaks and consults nationally on the Patient-Centered Medical Home model. He and his wife, Dineen, live with their two daughters and son in Raritan Township.
Damian Rigatti, DO, completed his residency in Family Medicine in Johnson City, NY and worked in Washington, NJ from 1994 to May of 2006 prior to joining Pleasant Run Family Physicians. He enjoys all aspects of family medicine including pediatrics and geriatric medicine. He also has a particular interest in Autistic Spectrum Disorders. His hobbies include running, skiing and martial arts. He resides in High Bridge, NJ with his wife and two children.
William D. Ryan, MD, finished his undergraduate education at Rutgers University and graduated from the UMDNJ Medical School, Newark, in 1981. He finished his residency training in Family Medicine at the Overlook Hospital in Summit, NJ. After residency training he spent five years working in ambulatory care before opening the Center for Family Health at Whitehouse Station, NJ in 1989. There he served as medical director for 17 years, providing family and urgent care to the local community. His interests include headache and migraine management, cardiovascular disease prevention, and the treatment of emotional illnesses. He is currently a member of the AMA and American Association of Family Physicians. In 2004 he was recognized as one of America's top family doctors by the Research Council of America. Dr. Ryan resides in Bridgewater with his son and two daughters. He enjoys most outdoor sports and is an avid fly fisherman and tyer.
Kimberly Martino, PA-C, joined our practice in early 1997 after working as a Physician Assistant for five years. She graduated from the UMDNJ-Rutgers Medical School PA program which is rated among the best in the country. Like all PAs, Kimberly is trained to provide routine care for all ages, working with her supervising physician in the office. She has a special interest in Urgent Care, which means taking care of people's acute illnesses. She grew up in Readington Township, and lives in Clinton Township with her husband, Craig, two daughters, and one son.
David Bittone, PA-C, is a board certified Physician Assistant. He graduated in 1998 from UMDNJ/Seton Hall University with a Masters Degree in Physician Assistant Studies. He brings with him, seven years experience in the field of Allergy and Asthma, and more than three years prior experience in Urgent Care/Family Medicine. David also works part time in the Emergency Department and is on staff at Somerset Medical Center. Prior to becoming a Physician Assistant, he worked as Paramedic for 8 years in Newark and Elizabeth as well as Somerset County. He is a current member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and the New Jersey State Society of Physician Assistants and is a member in good standing of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. His area of special medical interests are in the treatment of chronic seasonal allergies, sinusitis and asthma (both pediatric and adult), as well as the treatment of most skin disorders, such as contact dermatitis and hives. He also has an interest in urgent care, including lacerations that may require simple suturing.