Rowan-Virtua School of Ostepathic Medicine in Stratford
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Office in Stratford
  • Areas of Practice:
  • Vascular Surgery

Rowan-Virtua School of Ostepathic Medicine

About Us

Rowan-Virtua School of Osteopathic Medicine prepares future physicians and scientists who are committed to improving health in New Jersey and throughout the nation. To advance our mission we: develop clinically skillful, compassionate and culturally competent physicians from diverse backgrounds who are grounded in our osteopathic philosophy and ready to meet future healthcare workforce needs; advance research, innovation and discovery to improve health and solve the medical challenges of today and the future; and we provide exceptional patient-centered care, with an emphasis on primary and interprofessional team-based care that responds to the needs of the community including underserved and special needs populations.

Our Doctor

Alissa Brotman O’Neill, DO

Dr. Brotman is a distinguished, board certified Vascular Surgeon by the American College Osteopathic Surgeons and a recognized leader in the field of Vascular Surgery. She currently serves as the incoming Chair of Surgery at Rowan/SOM. With a focus on venous technology and treatment, she has made significant contributions to the field, particular in the areas of varicose veins, deep venous disorders and cosmetic venous disturbances using minimally invasive technique. She is a magna cum laude graduate of Harvard University. She did her medical and general surgery training at Rowan/som and her vascular surgical fellowship at Mt. Sinai-Englewood division.

Dr. Brotman is an active member of the Society of Vascular Surgery, the Peripheral Vascular Surgical Society, the American Venous Forum, the Eastern Vascular Surgical Society. She is immediate past president of the Vascular society of NJ and served as only the second female president in its 43 year history. She is a founding member of the Women’s Steering Committee on the Society of Vascular Surgery and serves on the Video Committee for the Society of Vascular Surgery. She has been dedicated to promoting inclusivity in vascular surgery.

Dr. Brotman is a recognized lecturer including the UPenn Fellows series and other national meetings. She has been published in the Journal of Vascular Surgery and is trained and certified in vascular ultrasound. She has been named top doc to NJ Magazine, SJ Magazine, Philly magazine and is committed to advancing frontiers of surgical excellence in both education and research. She ensures the tenets of Osteopathic patient centered care are integrated into surgical care. She was a member of the Harvard Varsity cross country and track teams and still enjoys running.

Education & Training
  • Harvard University Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine – ROWAN/SOM (formerly University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ/School of Osteopathic Medicine)
  • Residency in General Surgery – ROWAN/SOM (formerly University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ/School of Osteopathic Medicine)
  • Fellowship in Vascular Surgery – Mt. Sinai-Englewood Division- Englewood Hospital


Board Certifications
  • FACOS certified
  • RPVI certified
  • Board Certified Vascular Surgery
  • Board Certified in General Surgery
  • National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners: Comlex I,
  • National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners: Comlex II,
  • National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners: Comlex III,
  • BLS, ACLS and conscious sedation certified
Hospital Affiliations
  • Chair of Vascular Surgery – Rowan-Virtua School of Ostepathic Medicine, Stratford NJ
  • Honors and Awards
    • Top Doc NJ Magazine 2016,2018, 2019
    • Central Jersey Patient Satisfaction Award ‘Talk of the Town’ 2013, 2014, 2015
    • Top Doc SJ Magazine 2011
    • Top Doc SJ Magazine 2010
    • General Surgery Chief Resident Award, 6/2007
    • Selected to present research poster at ACOS conference 2005
    • New Jersey Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons Excellence in Osteopathic Medicine Award, 2002
    • Outstanding Achievement in Medical Humanities, 2002
    • Harvard College Scholarship, 1997
    • Elizabeth Cary Agassiz Honorary Scholarship, 1997
    • Nominated for Hoopes Prize for Senior Thesis, 1997
    • Selected to present research at Faust conference, 1997
    Teaching Appointments
  • Assistant Professor of Surgery at ROWAN/SOM
  • Professional Memberships
    • Member, Society of Vascular Surgeons
    • Member, Peripheral Vascular Surgery Society
    • Member, New Jersey Vascular Society
    • Member, Eastern Vascular Surgery Society
    • Member, American Venous Forum
    • She has served on the Political Action Committee within the Society of Vascular Surgery.
    • She is currently the President-elect for the New Jersey Vascular Surgical Society.
    Our Services

    In-office consultations are available for various vascular and vein conditions and diseases, including:

    • Varicose veins
    • Spider veins
    • Deep vein thrombosis (DVT)
    • Pelvic congestion
    • Arterial consultation
    • Carotid disease
    • Peripheral artery disease (PAD)
    • Aortic aneurysm
    Our Office
    Phone: 856-566-2710
    Fax: 856-566-2755
    Monday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Thursday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Friday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Saturday: Closed
    Sunday: Closed