Meet the Experienced Medical Providers From CJ Urgent Care Ocean, NJ


Dr. Chirag Patel

An alumnus of the seven-year BS/MD program between the Stevens Institute of Technology and New Jersey Medical School, Dr. Chirag Patel specialized in emergency medicine at the Hospital of University of Pennsylvania. His time there gave him invaluable experience in emergency and urgent care settings, and he now brings that emergency room experience and expertise to My InstaDoc. Dr. Patel grew up in New Jersey, and his most recent specialties include being a husband and father to two children.

Dr. Vikram Varma

Dr. Varma completed his Medical Degree at Guys and St. Thomas’s Medical school in London, England. He completed his Emergency Medicine Residency at Newark Beth Israel Medical center in Newark, NJ and is Board Certified in Emergency medicine. He attained his MBA through UMass Amherst and most recently was the Medical Director and Chairman at a large community hospital. Dr. Varma loves to spend time with his wife and two daughters on the softball field and traveling to try different food and wine.

Dr. Stephanie Romano FNP-C

Stephanie Romano received her Doctorate of Nursing degree from Rutgers University. She is a board certified Nurse Practitioner of Family and Emergency Medicine. Dr. Romano has a passion for helping people, and being able to help them in their time of need. When not working she enjoys spending time with her family and dog.

Dr. Markintosh Barthelemy

Dr. Barthelemy completed his emergency medicine residency at the University of Buffalo following his graduation from Rutgers Graduate School of Business and the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. He is board certified in emergency medicine, an expertise he uses every day at My InstaDoc/ Central Jersey Urgent Care. When not providing compassionate care to his patients, Dr. Barthelemy enjoys spending time with his wife and four sons and is an avid fisherman.

Amanda Orzo, PA-C

Amanda completed her undergraduate degree at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. She is a graduate of Monmouth University Physician Assistant Program. Amanda currently specializes in emergency medicine. In her spare time, Amanda can be found walking on the beach or lounging on the couch with her dog, Atlas.

Dr. Jason Li

Dr. Li received his degree in osteopathic medicine from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He completed his family medicine residency at Morristown Medical Center in Morristown, NJ and is board-certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians. Prior to being an urgent care physician, he specialized in chronic wound management in multiple nursing homes throughout New Jersey. When not at the clinic, he enjoys playing guitar and singing in the church band as well as exploring scenic parks in the area.

Julia Appleman PA-C

Julia Appleman PA-C completed her undergraduate degree from Monmouth University. She went on to complete her Physician Assistant Degree from Seton Hall University. She currently specializes in Emergency Medicine. In her free time she loves spending time with her husband and family. She enjoys going to the beach and traveling.