About Dr. John Kripsak

Dr. Kripsak has been serving the Bridgewater community for more than 20 years. All his patients—from children to adults, from recreational athletes to the pros—benefit from his exceptional approach to care, which includes accurate diagnosis, thorough treatment and friendly bedside manner. He has a special empathy for his patients, having sustained his own sports-related injuries as a high school and college athlete.

Trained extensively in nonsurgical options for healing, Dr. Kripsak offers patients a range of minimally invasive high-tech therapeutic procedures that do not require general anesthesia, pose no or low risk of wound infection, and eliminate the need for prolonged physical therapy. His diagnostic tools are just as sophisticated and include musculoskeletal ultrasound, which provides detailed images of such body structures as tendons and soft tissue not seen on regular x-ray.

Board certified in both sports medicine and family practice, Dr. Kripsak currently is Director of Sports Medicine at Somerset Medical Center. He is also the team physician for Sky Blue FC Women’s Professional Soccer League, Somerset Patriots Baseball and Bridgewater Raritan High School. Additionally, he sits on the medical advisory board of the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association. He is a diplomate of the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners and a member of the American Osteopathic Association, the American College of Sports Medicine and the American Osteopathic Association of Sports Medicine. 

Dr. Kripsak holds a medical degree from Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed his postgraduate training at Sun Coast Hospital in Florida. Raised in Bridgewater, he founded the top-rated Bridgewater Raritan East High School Lacrosse Program as a teenage athlete.

Why Choose Us

Nonsurgical Options for Healing

Dr. Kripsak offers a range of minimally invasive advanced procedures in sports medicine, no general anesthesia needed.

Therapies that Get You Back on Track Quickly

Treatments provided by Dr. Kripsak pose a much lower risk of complications than traditional surgeries and cut recovery time in half.

Individualized, Cost-Effective Treatment Plans

Dr. Kripsak takes a personalized approach to care, so that each and every patient can benefit fully and save time and money.

About Bridgewater Medical Group

Bridgewater Medical GroupBridgewater Medical Group provides comprehensive, compassionate care in family medicine, internal medicine, gastroenterology and sports medicine. All of the practice’s highly experienced physicians are board certified, and the physician assistants (PA) hold masters degrees in PA Studies.

Bridgewater Medical Group offers a wide range of diagnostic and therapeutic office-based services, from x-ray, electrocardiogram, musculoskeletal ultrasound and pulmonary function studies to physical therapy, osteopathic manipulative therapy, endoscopy and fracture care. Still other services include allergy and drug testing, orthotics, flexible sigmoidoscopy, weight-reduction programs and outpatient surgery. The practice also accepts Workers’ Compensation cases and treats both job-related and motor-vehicle injuries.

At Bridgewater Medical Group, a physician is available around the clock for emergency care. The office participates in most health care plans and its knowledgeable staff can assist patients with all billing questions and needs.


“Dr. Kripsak is an excellent doctor with fantastic ‘people skills’ and knowledge. I had a torn rotator cuff injury. Dr. Kripsak did PRP injections which completely cured the pain. I have fully recovered and can’t thank him enough for the treatments, which alleviated the problem. My shoulder is absolutely fine...”
Suzanne Seilus
“I am so grateful to Dr. Kripsak for his integrity, professionalism and support during my recent PRP procedure on both knees (November 9). After almost ten years of experiencing arthritic pain in my knees, I am happy to report that I am pain-free. It’s still a little unbelievable! After just...”
Karen Flaherty
“Over the course of 10 years no doctor was able to tell me why I was in pain or why I had limited strength and mobility. One doctor suggested a hip replacement when I was 20. I assumed I would live with the pain, grow old with the pain and...”
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