Kenneth W. Faistl MD, FAAFP, ABAM
Chief Medical Officer
Kenneth W. Faistl MD, FAAFP, ABAM is a practicing Family Physician in Monmouth County for 42 years, he founded the Rutgers Family Medicine residency at Centrastate Medical Center in Freehold in 2004 then travelled to Mountainside Hospital in Montclair to revitalize their Family Medicine program in 2012..He is a graduate of Seton Hall University and the College of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, now Rutgers Medical School.
Board certified in Family Medicine, and Addiction Medicine, he also has a CAQ in Geriatrics. He is a member of the NJ Academy of Family Physicians, having served over 20 years in various leadership roles, including President and Chairman of the Board. In 2010 he was selected as the NJ Family Physician of the Year.
Dr. Faistl served as the Medical Director for New Hope Foundation, a not for profit drug and alcohol treatment center in Marlboro NJ , and became the Medical Director for Turning Point in 2016. In 2013 he was selected as co-medical director for the implementation of a new Physician Assistant graduate program at Monmouth University, in West Long Branch, N.J.
A strong advocate for patients and the role a Family Physician plays in the healthcare environment his interests are in patient centered care, informatics, integrating behavioral health with primary care , quality assurance and the teaching of young physicians, advanced practice nurses and physician assistants.
Dr. Faistl has been a member of several advisory Boards including the , VNA Health Group, Chair of the Colts Neck Board of Health and the Board of Directors for NJ Community Bank in Freehold.