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W. Francis Kennard, M.D.

Dr. W. Francis Kennard joined Daniel E. Fox, MD and The Center for Orthopedics and Sports Medicine in 2014.  Dr. Kennard is BOARD-CERTIFIED in Orthopedic Surgery.  Dr. Kennard specializes in Total Joint Replacement, Surgical treatment of Arthritis of the Hip, Knee, Shoulder and Elbow, as well as General Orthopedics, Trauma, Sports Medicine, and Arthroscopic Surgery.

Dr. Kennard is from Baltimore, Maryland. He attended Medical School at the University of Pennsylvania.  Dr. Kennard did his orthopedic surgical training at the Hospital for Special Surgery, in New York City; which is the orthopedic teaching hospital of the Cornell University Medical Center, and is ranked as the Top Orthopedic Program in the Country.

Dr. Kennard is Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery. In addition he is a member of the New Jersey Orthopedic Society, the American Medical Association, the New Jersey Medical Society and Ocean County Medical Society.  Dr. Kennard is a Certified Independent Medical Examiner.  In addition, he is a member of the American Association of Hip & Knee Surgeons, American Board of Independent Medical Examiners, and the Arthroscopy Association of North America.

As a member of the Center for Orthopedic Sports Medicine, Dr. Kennard is on staff at Community Medical Center, Southern Ocean County Hospital, and Physicians SurgiCenter.  Dr. Kennard sees patients in our Toms River office and The Center for Orthopedics and Sports Medicine is privileged to have him.

Sanjay Bakshi, M.D., D.A.B.P.M.

DR. SANJAY BAKSHI joined Daniel E. Fox, MD and The Center for Orthopedics and Sports Medicine in 2009.  Dr. Bakshi is TRIPLE BOARD CERTIFIED and FELLOWSHIP trained in Pain Management.

Dr. Bakshi did his training at Johns Hopkins, where he also taught residents and fellows.  During his residency, Dr. Bakshi received the DRIPPS Award for Outstanding Anesthesia Resident. 



In New Jersey, Dr. Bakshi performs his procedures at the Physician's Surgery Center located in Toms River, NJ and Metropolitan Surgical Center in South Amboy, NJ.  Dr. Bakshi is also on staff at Lenox Hill Hospital and Beth Israel Medical Center in Manhattan, New York, and Bayshore Community Hospital in New Jersey.

Dr. Bakshi was selected as "Best Doctors 2012" by Castle Connolly in New York Magazine and U.S. World & News Report.  He has been interviewed by the media on: ABC, 7 On Call; WCJB ABC News; WB11 New York and Fox 5 News.

Dr. Bakshi has co-authored 3 textbooks in the field of Pain Management.  He is also very active in the field of SPINAL CORD STIMULATION.

Dr. Bakshi is currently President of the NY Society of Interventional Pain Physicians.

Past and present professional affiliations:

  • North America Spine Society

  • International Spine Intervention Society

  • American Board of Pain Medicine

  • American Pain Society

  • American Society of Anesthesiologists

Thomas Agesen, M.D.

Dr. Thomas Agesen joined The Center for Orthopedics and Sports Medicine in 2017.  He is BOARD-CERTIFIED in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation with a Sub-Speciality in Sports Medicine. Dr. Agesen did a fellowship in Sports Medicine at Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation through the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ), in Newark.

His specialties include sports medicine, electrodiagnostics (EMG/NCS), treatment of acute and chronic tendon, ligament and joint disorders, as well as PRP and STEM CELL PROCEDURES. He also specializes in treating acute and chronic back and neck conditions.

Dr. Agesen completed his undergraduate education at The Pennsylvania State University and graduated from UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. He completed his internship at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, New York and his residency at New York Presbyterian Hospital-Cornell Campus, New York City.

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.

Dr. Agesen grew up in Essex County, where he still lives with his wife and four children. 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.

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Kevin Dunn, M.D. M.S.

Dr. Keven Dunn is BOARD-CERTIFIED in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (Physiatry) and Sports Medicine. After earning his Master's Degree in Sports Medicine from the Universty of Miami, FL, he completed his medical school and residency training which untilmately led to a Fellowship through Atlantic Health System (Sports Medicine). He then joined the doctors at New Jersy Sports Medicine LLC.

His clinical interests include musculoskeletal ultrasounds, electrodianostics, sports medicine, regenerative medicine, and disorders related to the spine.

Dr. Dunn has authored several journal articles, book chapters and presented at national conferences. Dr. Dunn serves as team physician for local high school teams. He was also certified by the Titleist Performance Institute.

Univesity of Vermont

University of Miami
Masters of Science

St. George's University Medical Center

North Shore - LIJ System (Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation)

Atlantic Health System (Sports Medicine)

  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (UMDNJ)
  • Sports Medicine

  • Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) Certified
  • Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer for the Men's Football and Women's Soccer teams at the University of Miami

Manooj Prasad, D.P.M.

Dr. Manooj Prasad joined the Center for Orthopedics and Sports Medicine in 2011.  Dr. Prasad specializes in Foot and Ankle Surgeries and Ailments, as well as Sports Injuries to the Foot and Ankle.

Dr. Prasad attended Rutgers College in New Brunswick, NJ (1995) where he received his BA in Biology; he attended NYU School of Dentistry, New York College of Podiatric Medicine where he graduated as a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine

After completing his Podiatric Surgical Residency at Our Lady of Mercy Medical Center in the Bronx, NY and Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Center in NYC (2006-2007) he went on to complete a Fellowship in Advanced Foot Reconstruction with Dr. Stanley Kalish in Atlanta, GA.

Dr. Prasad uses state of the art techniques such as the STAR Total Ankle Replacement and the Wireless Hammer Toe Repair which leads to a faster recovery.  He also performs endoscopic Plantar Fasciatomy, as well as being an expert in using the latest techniques for his procedures.

As a member of the Center for Orthopedic Sports Medicine, Dr. Prasad is on staff at Community Medical Center, Physicians Surgery Center and the Metropolitan Surgery Center.  Dr Prasad sees patients in both our Toms River and Hazlet offices.

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