Meet the Team

Dr. Joseph Riggi D.O.

Dr. Joseph Riggi D.O. is a board certified (American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians) family practice physician.

He is a 1994 graduate of Monmouth University with a Bachelor of Science degree. He graduated from Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine, formerly know as UMDNJ School of Osteopathic Medicine in 1998.

Dr. Riggi completed an internal medicine Internship at Union Hospital, part of the St Barnabas Health Care System in 1999. He then went on to complete his residency in family medicine at Union Hospital in 2001.

Dr. Joseph Riggi

Dr. Riggi has been providing empathetic holistic primary care to New Jersey families for over 20 years. He has been a lifelong resident of New Jersey.

He was born in Elizabeth NJ, grew up and graduated from J. P. Stevens high school in Edison. Dr. Riggi has resided with his wife Shannon in Farmingdale since 2005, where they have raised 5 children: Isabella, Molly, Lilly, Nicolas, and Tessa.

Dr. Riggi spends his free time being “Dad” and you will see him in the stands at a youth/high school/college ice hockey rink, basketball court, lacrosse field, or soccer field cheering on his children.

Jesse Phelps PA-C

 Jesse Phelps

Jesse Phelps is a board certified Physician Associate (PA). Jesse attended Rochester Institute of Technology’s accelerated PA program where she earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Health Science in 2 years, graduating Magna Cum Laude, and then continued on to earn her Master of Science degree in Physician Associate Studies. After college and graduate school Jesse returned home to Wall Township, New Jersey.

At Jesse’s preschool graduation she wore a plastic stethoscope signifying her passion for medicine. Approximately 20 years later, Jesse now wears her stethoscope with the same passion and aims to help her patients of all ages and needs. Jesse fell in love with Primary Care because the specialty gives her the opportunity to make a meaningful difference in her patients’ lives.

Jesse developed a love for traveling after spending a summer in Croatia where she completed a minor in Psychology. In her free time Jesse likes to be around family and friends, go to the beach, exercise, watch TV and read.