Dr. Bekampis is a New Jersey native, born and raised in Monmouth County. After graduating from Ocean Township High School, he went on to complete his undergraduate studies at Rutgers University and medical school at Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine. He then completed internship training at Jersey Shore University Medical Center followed by residency training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) at Rusk Rehabilitation/NYU Langone Health.
As a PM&R specialist or “physiatrist,” Dr. Bekampis focuses on diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal and neuromuscular conditions, with a goal of improving function and quality of life through non-surgical means. Treatments provided include physical modalities, orthotics, medications, and office-based procedures. His clinical interests include electrodiagnostic medicine, musculoskeletal ultrasound and medical acupuncture.
In his spare time, Dr. Bekampis enjoys cycling, hiking, music, travel, videography/video editing and spending time with friends and family.
2015 - 2019: Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine, Stratford, NJ Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
2009 - 2013: Rutgers University School of Arts and Sciences, New Brunswick, NJ Bachelor of Arts in Cell Biology and Neuroscience, Minors in Chemistry and Psychology, Honors: Cum Laude
2020 -2023: NYU Grossman School of Medicine, Rusk Rehabilitation, New York, NY, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency
2019 -2020: Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Neptune, NJ, Preliminary Internal Medicine Internship
State of New York, Active, expires 7/31/2024
National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners
COMLEX Level 3, 10/2019 – PASS
COMLEX Level 2-PE, 08/2018 – PASS
COMLEX Level 2-CE, 07/2018 – PASS
COMLEX Level I, 06/2017 – PASS
National Board of Medical Examiners
USMLE Step I, June 2017 – PASS
American Heart Association
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support, 06/2021 - present
Basic Life Support, 06/2021 – present
Downstate Health Sciences University
Medical Acupuncture at Downstate Program Certificate of Training, 11/5/2022
Prior Work Experience
2014-2017 Inpatient Medical Associates/Overlook Medical Center, Summit, NJ, Lead Clinical Information Manager
Transcribed History and Physical Notes, Progress Notes, and Discharge Summaries for hospitalists. Called consults and contacted primary medical doctors as per request of hospitalist. Built and submitted monthly status reports to manager. Attended monthly meetings with regional manager. Acted as liaison between CIMs and physicians.
2013-2014 Emergency Medical Associates/Monmouth Medical Center, Lakewood, NJ,Clinical Information Manager
Shadowed emergency physicians, and transcribed SOAP notes for each encounter. Notified emergency physicians of diagnostic results and critical lab values or radiology reports.
2021- 2022 NYU PM&R Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Workshops, New York, NY, Curriculum Lead
Scheduled and coordinated the ultrasound didactics curriculum for the residency program, including determining workshop dates with chief resident and faculty administrator, creating organized lists of structures to identify at each session, recruiting faculty to volunteer as preceptors, and logistically facilitating the sessions themselves.
8/31/2022 Musculoskeletal Workshops at NYU Grossman School of Medicine, New York, NY, Volunteer Instructor
Led a session to teach different aspects of the musculoskeletal exam to 2nd year medical students as part of the Practice of Medicine (POM) module.
2016-2017 SAAE Tutoring Program at Rowan University SOM, Stratford, NJ Tutor
Assisted 1st year medical students with coursework in Biochemistry, Physiology, Histology.
1/7/2021 New York City Marathon, New York, NY, Sideline Medical Coverage
Provided medical support for a marathon with over 20,000 participants.
9/20/2021 Department of Athletics at St. Joseph’s College New York, New York, NY Volunteer Physician
Performed pre-participation physical examinations for student athletes.
2018 First Climb - Orthotics and Prosthetics Activities Foundation Volunteer
Assisted in a teamwork-based clinic to help individuals with physical and/or mental abilities successfully rock climb at Elite Climbing in New Jersey.
Honors and Awards
2009 Eagle Scout Award, Boy Scouts of America – Troop 76, Wayside, NJ Progress through all rankings of Boy Scouts, earn at least 21 merit badges, hold a leadership position for at least 6 months, complete a Leadership Service Project and pass a board of review.
Alfraji N, Upadhyaya VD, Bekampis C, Kuzyshyn H. Mixed Cryoglobulinemia Syndrome (MCS) due to untreated hepatitis B with uncommon presentation: case report and literature review. BMC Rheumatol. 2020 Nov 18;4(1):58.
Hussein, AI, Bekampis CF, Jermyn RT. Review of opioid prescribing in the osteopathic and ambulatory setting. J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2019 Dec 1; 119(12): 820-832.
Bekampis C, Cai P. The Clinical Nature of Diagnosing Diabetic Lumbosacral Radiculoplexus Neuropathy (DLSRPN): A Case Report. Accepted for poster presentation at: 2023 AAP Annual Meeting; February, 2023; Anaheim, CA.
American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine
New Jersey Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
New York Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation