Infectious Disease Physicians and Nurses

Richard E. Krieger, MD

Richard E. Krieger, MD
Richard E. Krieger, MD

Richard Krieger, MD, has been in the medical field for over four decades and finds satisfaction in being able to relieve another person’s suffering, improve their health and well-being, and potentially extend their lives. Dr. Krieger was interested in learning about disease states, and diagnosing and treating them before pursuing medical school.

Since starting his career, Dr. Krieger has done work for the Passaic County Rabies Task Force and was appointed to the Governor’s Lyme Disease Advisory Council. In addition to receiving countless awards for his achievements in medicine, Dr. Krieger is an accomplished novelist and has published three novels!

Affiliations
  • Kindred Hospital New Jersey – Wayne
  • Chilton Medical Center, Past President of Medical Staff
Memberships
  • Passaic County Rabies Task Force 1990 – 1991
  • Governor’s Lyme Disease Advisory Council appointed 2002
  • Medical Society of New Jersey – alternate delegate 2003, 2007; delegate 2004 – 2006, 2008
  • Passaic County Medical Society – hospital representative 2004 – 2008
  • Morris County Medical Society – 2010
Education
  • Fellowship: Medical College of Pennsylvania
  • Residency: Medical College of Pennsylvania
  • Medical School: New Jersey Medical School
  • Undergraduate: Muhlenberg College
Awards & Honors
  • Graduated Magna Cum Laude from Muhlenberg College
  • Current Chair of the Chilton Hospital Infection Control Committee
  • “Castle Connolly Guide to Top Doctors” in New York Metro area – 2001, 2002, 2004 – 2011
  • “Guide to America’s Top Physicians” Consumers’ Research Council of America, 2003 edition
  • “Top Physician” in Consumers’ Research Council of America Guide
  • “Top Doctor” in US News – 2011
  • “Top Doctor in NJ” by New Jersey Monthly magazine – 2001, 2003, 2005, 2016 – 2018
  • “Top Doctors” Inside New Jersey magazine – 2012 – 2016
  • “U.S. News Top Doctors” US News and World Report
Leadership Role
    • Chief of Infectious Diseases – Atlantic Health System – Chilton