• At A Glance
  • Hospital Affiliations
    Bio

    Dr. McKay is an Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and a fellowship-trained, board certified Physiatrist at Rutgers - New Jersey Medical School, where she specializes in the management of brain injury patients. Her clinical areas of interest include women’s health rehab, concussion management, and managing the sequela of concussions. Dr. McKay has experience with pediatric, adolescent, and adult concussions, including on-field evaluations and guiding recovery and return-to-play decisions. She understands the unique symptoms of concussion and brain injury and is passionate about restoring function to patients. She continues to participate in research focused on concussion and brain injury and has presented on the topic at several national and international conferences.

    She received her medical degree from Rutgers - New Jersey Medical School (NJMS). She completed her internship residency and fellowship training at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School/Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation and is board certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Brain Injury Medicine. Following the completion of her training, Dr. McKay joined the New Jersey Medical School faculty in the Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and serves as the Associate Program Director of the Brain Injury Medicine Fellowship Program. She remains very active in medical education and serves as Assistant Dean for Student Diversity Affairs, NJMS.

    Clinical Interests

    • Concussion evaluation and management
    • Brain injury (moderate to severe) evaluation and management
    • Spasticity evaluation and management (eg. botulinum toxin injections, motor nerve blocks, bracing)
    • Neurological Disorders Rehabilitation 
    • Amputee Rehabilitation
    • Electrodiagnostics (EMG/NCS)