David V. Rasa, MD is a lifelong New Jersey resident. He is a Board Certified Family Physician treating patients in northern New Jersey for more than 25 years. Prior to to becoming a doctor, Dr. Rasa was a Registered Pharmacist. Born in St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center in Paterson, he was raised in the Totowa section of Paterson. Dr. Rasa speaks English and Spanish. He enjoys skiing, golfing, fishing, and spending time with his family and friends.
A resident of Wayne, Dr. Rasa and his wife Diane have three children.
Education: 1977 – 1981: MD degree, Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico.
1969 – 1974: BS Degree, Rutgers College of Pharmacy, New Brunswick, NJ
Residency and Fellowship
1983 – 1986: St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, Paterson, NJ, Family Practice Residency Program
1982 – 1983: Hackensack University & Medical Center, Hackensack, NJ, Fifth Pathway Program
1981: University of Medicine and Dentistry, New Brunswick NJ, Fifth Pathway Program
Licensure and Board Certification
Certified by American Board of Family Medicine since 1986.
Licensed in the State of New Jersey
Licensed in the State of New York
St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, Paterson, N.J., Attending Physician
St. Joseph’s Wayne Hospital, Wayne, N.J., Attending Physician
Chilton Memorial Hospital, Pompton Plains, N.J., Attending Physician
Academic and Administrative Appointments
Clinical Instructor for medical, physician assistant and nurse practitioner students at the University of Medicine and Dentistry, New Brunswick, N.J. and Columbia University, New York, NY
Medical Director High Mountain Health Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine
Department of Family Practice Chairman, St. Joseph’s Wayne Hospital
Medical Executive Committee Member, St. Joseph’s Wayne Hospital
Quality & Improvement Committee Member, St. Joseph’s Wayne Hospital
Medical Director Hospice of N.J.
Medical Director Wayne Board of Education
Medical Director Riverdale Board of Education
Medical Director Wayne Police Department/ P.B.A.
Medical Director West Paterson Police Department
Medical Director West Paterson Board of Education
Medical Director B.A.E. Systems
Medical Director Atrium Sub-Acute and Rehabilitation Center, Wayne, NJ
American Academy of Family Physicians
New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians
American Medical Association