Dr. Van Slooten graduated from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-New Jersey Medical School in 1984. Dr. Van Slooten then completed his neurology residency at the same institution and was Chief Resident in his final year. In addition further specialization was obtained during a fellowship in clinical neurophysiology at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. This included the position of clinical instructor in Neurology. Dr. Van Slooten began practicing neurology in 1989 in Bergen County New Jersey. He is board certified in Neurology as well as Clinical Neurophysiology, Electrodiagnostic Medicine and Neurosonology. Dr. Van Slooten has served as Chief of Neurology at Holy Name Medical Center and Pascack Valley Hospital and is an attending neurologist at Valley Hospital in Ridgewood.

He has recurrently been listed as "Top Doctor'' by the Castle Connolly Guide over the past 10 years. Dr. Van Sloten authored a chapter on "The Practice of Clinical Neurology" in the book "The Art and Science of Neurology" which was published in 2008.

Specialized interests include Electromyography (EMG), Video /EEG (Epilepsy Monitoring), Carotid and Transcranial ultrasound.

Clinical practice interests include Headache management, Peripheral Neuropathy, Dementia and Parkinson's Disease.