Capital Health Medical Group’s network of highly trained specialists continues to grow with the addition of two providers who have significant experience serving patients in the greater Mercer, Bucks and Burlington county region.

Rim Al-Bezem, MD, FACC Capital Health – Heart Care Specialists

Rim Al-Bezem

Starting in January 2019, Dr. Rim Al-Bezem will see patients at Capital Health – Heart Care Specialists at their new office location in Columbus, NJ. With almost 20 years of clinical experience and board certifications in cardiovascular disease, adult transthoracic plus transesophageal echocardiograpy, nuclear cardiology and cardiovascular CT, Dr. Al-Bezem is available for management of all heart conditions as well as cardiovascular testing.

She completed her internship and residency in internal medicine at SUNY Health Science Center in Brooklyn, NY, where she also completed fellowship training in cardiovascular diseases. Also during her time at SUNY Health Science Center, Dr. Al-Bezem was chief medical resident and chief cardiology fellow.

Following years as a leading women’s heart health expert in the tri-county region, Dr. Al-Bezem joins Capital Health – Heart Care Specialists’ team of board certified cardiology experts, who are highly trained in interventional cardiology, cardiac imaging and preventive cardiology. To make an appointment with Dr. Al-Bezem, call 609.303.4838 or visit for more information about Capital Health – Heart Care Specialists.

John D. Tydings, MD Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon Capital Institute for Neurosciences

John D. Tydings

After more than 25 years of private practice at Central Jersey Spine Associates in Lawrenceville and Freehold, NJ, Dr. John Tydings has joined the multi-disciplinary team of specialists at Capital Institute for Neurosciences who diagnose and treat the full range of spinal disorders.

Dr. Tydings, a board certified, fellowship trained orthopaedic surgeon specializing in spine surgery, treats patients who are experiencing any of the full range of spine conditions, including spinal injuries, tumors, infections, sacroiliac disorders, and degenerative conditions of the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine. He is now seeing patients in Pennington at the medical office building located in the state-of-the art Capital Health Medical Center – Hopewell.

Dr. Tydings completed his internship and residency in orthopaedic surgery at the Albany Medical Center and was fellowship trained in spine surgery at the K.D. Leatherman Spine Center in Louisville, Kentucky. To make an appointment with Dr. Tydings, call 609.537.7300 or visit for more information about the Capital Institute for Neurosciences.

Capital Health Medical Group (CHMG) is a network of more than 250 health care practitioners including primary care and specialty care physicians and surgeons, and other practitioners, dedicated to providing high quality health care carefully coordinated between providers.

All CHMG offices use a shared electronic medical records system, which allows our physicians to securely access your medical records, making it convenient for you to continue your care across Capital Health’s network of providers. Patients can also manage their health easier using the CHMG patient portal, which allows patients to conveniently access information about any of their office visits online.

To learn more about Capital Health Medical Group, visit