Top 50 in the nation for Neurology and Neurosurgery
Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital at Hackensack University Medical Center is the only hospital in New Jersey ranked among the top 50 hospitals in the nation in Pediatric Neurology and Neurosurgery by U.S. News & World Report.
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)
Attention deficit disorder
Headaches and migraines
Other genetic syndromes
Neonatal (newborn) neurology and congenital brain disorders
Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA)
While rare, children may require brain or spine surgery following accidents or because of inherited conditions. Pediatric neurosurgery is a specialty that treats all types of brain, spinal and nervous system conditions in children. Our pediatric neurosurgery program is staffed by leaders in the field. Our multidisciplinary approach means that our neurosurgeons work alongside other experts to ensure your child has the best possible outcome:
Orthopedic, plastic, trauma and general surgeons
Our pediatric neuro-oncology program specializes in cancers of the brain and spine. Neurologists work closely with pediatric hematology and oncology physicians, pediatric neurosurgeons, radiologists and other specialists to diagnose, evaluate and treat brain and spine tumors. Even for the most advanced and aggressive tumors, our team works collaboratively to safely treat your child. Our team approach ensures your child has the best care and the best possible outcome.
For More Information
Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital
30 Prospect Ave, WFAN Building, Hackensack, NJ 07601 551-996-3200
K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital
HOPE Tower at Jersey Shore University Medical Center
19 Davis Avenue, Neptune, NJ 07753 732-776-4551