Dr. Kanarek was raised in Scotch Plains. She completed her undergraduate education at the University of Michigan and earned her medical doctorate from the New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine in Old Westbury, NY. Dr. Kanarek completed her internship at the University of Connecticut in Farmington and Hartford, CT and her physical medicine and rehabilitation residency at the University of Washington in Seattle, WA. Other postgraduate training includes an interventional and non-operative spine and sports fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
Dr. Kanarek is board certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and is currently a member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and the Spine Interventional Society. In her free time, Dr. Kanarek enjoys spending time with her husband and playing tennis.