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Thelma Citta

Dr. TJ Citta-Pietrolungo is a board-certified Physiatrist specializing in Electrodiagnostic Medicine.

Born in Philadelphia, Dr. Citta was raised in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. She attended Villanova University where she was a nationally ranked synchronized swimmer and graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Biology. Following her passion for Sports Medicine, she completed a Masters Program in Exercise Physiology at Temple University. Thereafter, she designed and implemented a program of fitness for the elderly, which was incorporated into area nursing homes and senior centers.

Dr. Citta graduated from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1986. She interned at The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. In 1990 she completed a Residency Program in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Temple University Hospital. She furthered her education with subspecialty fellowship training in Pediatric Rehabilitation at The A.I. DuPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, Delaware. She is a published author in this field.

In 2004, Dr. Citta founded New Life Rehab Medicine, PC, in Haddonfield, NJ where she furthered her expertise in Electrodiagnostic Medicine. In 2009 she joined the staff of Regional Orthopedics where she continues to expand her electrodiagnostic services. She is affiliated with Virtua Health Systems and the Rehabilitation Hospital of South Jersey. Others areas of specialization include Neuromuscular Medicine and Head Injury Rehabilitation.

Dr. Citta is a past committee member for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and is an ardent supporter of the Leukemia-Lymphoma Society.