Dr. Craig Eichner is a board-certified internist. He graduated magna cum laude from Princeton University in 1976 and from New Jersey Medical School in 1980. He completed his residency in internal medicine at Mountainside Hospital in Montclair, NJ, serving as Chief Resident in his final year.
Following residency, Dr. Eichner entered private practice. He was a member of the medical staffs of Mountainside Hospital and Montclair Community Hospital. At Mountainside Hospital, he served on various committees and was chairman of the Division of Internal Medicine. In 1993, Dr. Eichner left private practice and joined the staff of Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation where he served as a full-time internal medicine consultant at the Saddle Brook, NJ, facility. He was chairman of the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee and was then appointed chairman of the Infection Control Committee. As part of his efforts to improve patient care, he was instrumental in standardizing the way physicians write orders.
In 2007, Dr. Eichner joined Allied Medical Associates. He continues to provide full-time medical care at the Kessler Saddle Brook facility. In addition to his clinical duties, he continues to serve on the Infection Control Committee (chairman), the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee, and the Medical Executive Committee. He has participated in every Joint Commission survey since 1993. In 2017, he was appointed “champion” of the new Antibiotic Stewardship program.
Dr. Eichner is married to Miriam (Mimi), a registered nurse. They have two grown children. Dr. Eichner is an active member of his synagogue. In his spare time, he enjoys playing piano, writing song parodies, and solving math and crossword puzzles, and he is a self-styled Rubik’s cubemeister. He is simultaneously learning Spanish and Esperanto.