A Jersey shore native, Dr. Kayser
grew up in Lakewood and graduated from Lakewood High in 1985. He received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY and was commissioned a lieutenant in the US Air Force in 1989. He spent the next three years as an explosive ordnance disposal officer with duty stations across the country as well as a tour of duty in Saudi Arabia during Desert Storm. During his service, Dr Kayser was awarded the Air Force Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Air Force Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, and the Southwest Asia Campaign Medal (with one bronze star). At the end of 1992, he left the Air Force and returned to upstate NY, where over the next five years, he worked as a paramedic and attended graduate school. In 1997, he received an M.B.A. in Health Systems Administration from Union College in Schenectady, NY. That same year he entered medical school at New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ. For his academic performance at NJMS, he was elected into Alpha Omega Alpha, the medical honor society, and in 2001 graduated with an M.D. degree. He completed his internal medicine residency at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA and his general and interventional cardiology fellowships at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA. Upon completing fellowship, he decided to return home and joined Change of Heart Cardiology
Dr Kayser has published several peer reviewed articles in the medical literature and has presented research at major local, regional and national medical meetings. Dr Kayser's academic interests lie in the resuscitation sciences. His clinical interests are in the endovascular treatment of atherosclerosis in both the heart and peripheral vascular beds as well as general and consultative cardiology. He currently serves as Chairman, Division of Endovascular Interventions for CentraState Medical Center, Freehold, New Jersey and is a member of the Cardiac Catheterization Quality Assurance Committee for Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Neptune New Jersey, is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine with Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick New Jersey and a certified Aviation Medical Examiner for the Federal Aviation Administration. He is married to Colleen, and has two sons named Brandon and Zachary.