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Kurt Jaeckle, MD

Languages: English
Years in practice: 35
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Neuro / Brain Tumor


Dr. Kurt Jaeckle is a neuro-oncologist and co-director of The Gerald J. Glasser Brain Tumor Center at Overlook Medical Center's Atlantic Neuroscience Institute. Dr. Jaeckle joined Atlantic Health System in the fall of 2016 from the renowned Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida.

Dr. Jaeckle is also Medical Director of Research for the AHS Atlantic Center for Research. He has served as a principle and co-investigator on several national and international Phase I-III clinical therapeutic trials, which have evaluated new chemotherapeutic and novel molecular targeted agents for the treatment of brain tumors. He also has served in educational roles as Director of the Neurooncology Fellowship Program at University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, and was primarily responsible for generation of the U.S. certification and accreditation process in Neuro-oncology, for the United Council of Neurologic Subspecialties.

Dr. Jaeckle received his medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis, IN. He completed his internship in Medicine and residency in Neurology at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn. and a Fellowship in Neuro-oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. He served on the faculty at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City and the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas as Associate Professor, and subsequently at the Mayo Clinic in Florida as Professor of Neurology and Professor of Oncology.

During his free time, Dr. Jaeckle has been a luthier for 14 years, a custom builder of hand-crafted acoustic guitars, and also repairs acoustic and electric instruments.

Areas of Interest:
Brain Tumor
Cancer / Brain (Neuro)
Clinical Trials


Gerald J. Glasser Brain Tumor Center
99 Beauvoir Avenue
Summit, NJ 07901

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Office hours:
08:30 AM - 03:30 PM
08:30 AM - 03:30 PM
08:30 AM - 03:30 PM


Overlook Medical Center
Carol G. Simon Cancer Center / Overlook Medical Center
Atlantic Medical Group

Medical Education:

Indiana University School of Medicine - DOCTOR OF MEDICINE
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine - RESIDENCY
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (Neuro-Oncology) - FELLOWSHIP

Board Certification(s):

Psychiatry & Neurology

Accepted Insurance Plans:

Aetna Better Health
AHS PPO Employee Medical Plan
AmeriHealth NJ Bronze EPO
AmeriHealth NJ Platinum POS+
AmeriHealth NJ Pref Bronze EPO
AmeriHealth NJ Prem Gold POS+
AmeriHealth NJ Prem SilverPOS+
AmeriHealth NJPremium Gold EPO
AmeriHealth PA - HMO, POS, PPO
Cigna HealthCare
Consumer Health Network (CHN)
Coventry Healthcare
Horizon BC/BS Advantage EPO
Horizon BC/BS of NJ
Horizon NJ Health
Medicare Rail Road
OMNIA Health Alliance
Oxford Health Plan
Private Hlthcare Systems-PHCS
United HealthCare
United Healthcare Community
US Family Health Plan
Veteran's Choice Program

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