Michael D’Ambrosio, DO
Medical Director, Neurological Emergency Department, Capital Health
Uniquely board certified in neurology, vascular neurology and emergency medicine, Dr. D’Ambrosio serves as director of the Center for Neurologic Emergency Medicine which is the first, and only, dedicated neurological emergency department in the country, and is located at Capital Health Regional Medical Center.
Dr. D’Ambrosio joined Capital Health from Kennedy Health System where he was the medical director of the stroke program at its University Medical Center. Dr. D’Ambrosio has also been on the faculty of Kennedy’s University Medical Center, as an Elite Core Faculty member and clinical assistant professor in emergency medicine for over twenty years. He has also been an attending physician in the emergency departments at Underwood Memorial Hospital and South Jersey Healthcare.
Dr. D’Ambrosio received his medical degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, and completed his neurology residency at the Medical College of Pennsylvania.
An honoree of the Delaware Valley Stroke Council, Dr. D’Ambrosio lectures for a wide variety of audiences including the American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians and the Capital Institute for Neurosciences’ annual conference among others. He has received numerous awards including the Humanities in Medicine Award from the Philadelphia Medical Society, and was an author for the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners.
Dr. D’Ambrosio is a member of the American Osteopathic Association; the American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians, where he is also a member of the Section on Pediatric Emergency Medicine Ad Hoc Committee on Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury Pre-hospital Treatment; the Healthcare Quality Improvement Organization of New Jersey; PMSCO Healthcare Consulting and is a founding member of the Society for the Advancement of Neurological Sciences. Dr. D’Ambrosio has also been recognized by his peers in SJ Magazine as a Top Doc in emergency medicine.