Neurology

What we treat

Our pediatric neurology specialists work closely with families to manage their child’s neurological condition and improve quality of life. Our board-certified neurologists have advanced, specialized training and years of experience in testing, diagnosis, treatment and follow-up care.

We treat neurological conditions such as:

  • Brain tumors and pseudotumor cerebri
  • Concussion, head trauma
  • Demyelinating (damage to the protective covering that surrounds nerve fibers in the brain, optic nerves and spinal cord) diseases and disorders, including:
    • Multiple sclerosis (MS)
    • Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM)
    • Neuroimmunological disorders
  • Developmental disorders
    • Autism
    • Developmental delays
    • Hypotonia
    • Attention deficit disorder
  • Dyskinesia
  • Epilepsy, seizures
  • Headaches and migraines
  • Metabolic disorders
    • Mitochondrial disorders
    • Other genetic syndromes
  • Motor impairment
  • Movement disorders
    • Chorea
    • Dystonia
    • Tourette syndrome
    • Tics
  • Neonatal (newborn) neurology and congenital brain disorders
  • Neuromuscular disorders
    • Muscular dystrophy
    • Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA)
  • Sleep disorders

For More Information

Joseph M. Sanzari Children's Hospital at Hackensack University Medical Center
30 Prospect Ave, WFAN Building, Hackensack, NJ 07601
551-996-3200

K. Hovnanian Children's Hospital at Jersey Shore University Medical Center
19 Davis Avenue, Neptune, NJ 07753

HOPE Tower at Jersey Shore University Medical Center
19 Davis Avenue, Neptune, NJ 07753
732-776-4551

JFK University Medical Center
65 James Street, Edison, NJ 08820
732-321-7010

Our Doctors

Our pediatric neurology specialists work closely with families to manage their child’s neurological condition and improve quality of life. Our board-certified neurologists have advanced, specialized training and years of experience in testing, diagnosis, treatment and follow-up care.

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Pediatric Neurology
Clinical & Research Highlights

Hackensack Meridian Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital at Hackensack University Medical Center and K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital at Jersey Shore University Medical Center treat the full spectrum of neurological conditions in children, including the most rare and complex, and our pioneering research in pediatric neurology/neurosurgery is expansive.

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