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CSF presents “Hydrocephalus” – Dr. Catherine Mazzola

Jan 10, 2017

YouTube: https://youtu.be/xPdmRFf4QNg Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/196684917‚Äč Dr. Catherine Mazzola discusses what hydrocephalus is, how it is diagnosed and treated in children and how she and a team of fellow expert neurosurgeons were able to develop clinical guidelines for treatment of... [ learn more ]

7th Annual Winter Gala

Dec 08, 2016

Please JOIN US for an amazing evening for an AWESOME CAUSE. The Goryeb Children's Hospital Craniofacial Center in conjunction with Morristown Medical Center are hosting an evening to benefit infants and children born with facial or... [ learn more ]

Pediatric Spasticity and Gait Disorders Program at Goryeb Children’s Hospital

Jul 14, 2016

At the Pediatric Spasticity and Gait Disorders Program at Goryeb Children’s Hospital, our team of specialists from a variety of disciplines, including neurosurgery, orthopedics, spine surgery, developmental pediatrics, physical therapy and orthotics, collaborate to diagnose each child and... [ learn more ]

Morristown Medical Center – Joy’s Video

Jul 14, 2016

Joy is a vibrant 9-year-old who was born with a rare disease called Klippel-Feil syndrome. After surgery and therapy with the comprehensive team of specialists …at Goryeb Children’s Hospital’s Pediatric Spasticity and Gait Disorder Program, her range of movement has... [ learn more ]

Craniofacial Gala Recap

Jun 16, 2016

On Wednesday Feb 24, 2016 the The Goryeb Children's Hospital Craniofacial Center held its Annual Craniofacial Gala honoring families with craniofacial disorders, at Basking Ridge Country Club. Dr. Peter W. Carmel, Professor of Neurological Surgery at the New... [ learn more ]

Morristown Medical Center Dental Residency

Jun 16, 2016

On Tuesday June 14, 2016 the Morristown Medical Center Dental Residency graduated FOUR new dentists. The celebration and awards ceremony was held at the Park Savoy in Florham Park. Dr. Elizabeth Clemente noted that it was her ninth... [ learn more ]

Spasticity and Gait Disorders

May 05, 2016

Click here to view an article about Spasticity and Gait Disorders: Navigating a course to the right specialists. This article was in a publication of Goryeb Children's Hospital's Spring 2016 "Well Aware Kids" magazine.... [ learn more ]

Vote for Your Favorite Kids’ Doctors

Feb 17, 2016

Click here and nominate your favorite NJ kids’ doctor today!... [ learn more ]

"Pediatrician's perspective on ITB" abstract in NJ Pediatrics

Jan 22, 2016

Inthrathecal baclofen (ITB) therapy has been utilized as an established treatment for spasticity, dystonia and hypertonia in children. Pediatricians often are the first medical professionals to report muscle and joint “tightness” in a child’s upper and... [ learn more ]

Focus on Pediatrics January 2016

Jan 21, 2016

Please take a look at the January 2016 edition of Focus on Pediatrics from Goryeb Children’s Hospital by clicking here... [ learn more ]

Improving Rehabilitation for Kids with Neuro-Genetic Disorders

Nov 11, 2015

Dr. Catherine Mazzola works closely with the pediatric specialists and therapists at Children’s Specialized Hospital of New Jersey. Through programs at the Mountainside campus, Dr. Mazzola donates her time and focuses her efforts on helping children with special... [ learn more ]

Focus on Pediatrics

Jun 16, 2015

Please take a look at the June 2015 edition of Focus on Pediatrics by clicking here... [ learn more ]

AANS Neurosurgeon

Mar 05, 2015

http://www.aansneurosurgeon.org/ “We are told we live in the era of evidence-based medicine, but we know we don’t collect the best evidence. We are instructed to use published guidelines for processes of care as benchmarks against which... [ learn more ]

A Game Plan to Prevent TV/Furniture Tip-Over Deaths and Injuries

Jan 29, 2015

It is officially Super Bowl season and for many that also translates to TV buying season. According to the Consumer Electronics Association, more Americans will buy a new TV during the week leading up to Super Bowl Sunday than at... [ learn more ]

NJ Top Docs

Jan 29, 2015

A special congratulations goes out to our physicians, who were awarded with the prestigious NJ Top Doctor award for 2015. Drs. Catherine Mazzola, Alexander Post, Garrett Zoeller, Thomas Sernas and Tatiana Huk were all recipients of... [ learn more ]

NJ Family Magazine's Favorite Kids' Docs

Dec 15, 2014

Click Here to see what NJ moms and dads said about our doctors at New Jersey Pediatric Neuroscience Institute.... [ learn more ]

Temporal Lobe Surgery for Epilepsy Can Improve Memory in Children

Nov 18, 2014

The brains of children who undergo temporal lobe surgery for epilepsy seem to adapt and improve memory function. Click here to learn more.... [ learn more ]

Do helmets help correct babies head shapes?

Nov 17, 2014

Do helmets help correct babies head shapes? By Catherine Mazzola, MD Since the 1992, implementation of the Back to Sleep Program by the AAP, physicians have noted that there are many infants who develop "flat heads" or plagiocephaly. Physicians have used repositioning... [ learn more ]

The Metamorphosis of the Blues

Sep 12, 2014

It is intriguing to me how Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs) and insurance companies, such as the monopolist “Blues” and “United” became so strong. When I discovered the history of how and why Blue Cross developed, I am amazed and saddened... [ learn more ]

Educational Discussion of Infant Head Size and Shape

Sep 11, 2014

Our team of craniofacial experts will discuss the differences between plagiocephaly (positional deformity or head flattening) and the more serious cranial abnormality: craniosynostosis. This event will be heald at the NJ Craniofacial Center at 131 Madison Ave in Morristown, NJ... [ learn more ]

More North Jersey youth athletes taking concussion baseline test

Sep 02, 2014

More North Jersey youth athletes taking concussion baseline test. As concussion awareness continues to increase, parents, coaches, schools and towns are taking advantage of every tool available, including ImPACT.... [ learn more ]

Distracted Teen Drivers Often on Cellphone With Parent

Aug 15, 2014

Up to half of teens talking on cellphones while driving are speaking with their mother or father, according to new research. “A lot of parents aren’t really aware of how important it is to be a good role model and... [ learn more ]

Safe Sitter Babysitter Training

Aug 15, 2014

Safe Sitter is a medically-accurate up-to-date babbysitting course that teaches boys and girls, ages 11-13 years, life and safety skills. Click here to find out more info about this training.... [ learn more ]

SportsCare Physical Therapy

Aug 15, 2014

SportsCare Physical Therapy has a New Location at 131 Madison Ave in Morristown, NJ. For more info please Click Here or visit thier website at www.SportsCare1.com... [ learn more ]

About the Sentinel Project

Aug 12, 2014

 The Affordable Care Act expanded access to individual and small group health insurance that includes the promise of access to a broad range of health care services. Health plans are required to provide meaningful access to primary and specialty care,... [ learn more ]

New measures hope to curb student-athlete concussions

Jun 10, 2014

President Obama pushed for more attention to the effects of head injuries to student athletes.... [ learn more ]

Dr. Mazzola Named Medical Advisor with International Chiari Association

May 28, 2014

Dr. Mazzola Named Medical Advisor with International Chiari Association... [ learn more ]

Morristown Medical Center Rated #1 in NJ for Patient Safety

Mar 31, 2014

We are pleased to announce that ConsumerReports.org, a leader in ratings and rankings which serve to educate and empower consumers to make more informed decisions, has rated Morristown Medical Center the top hospital in New Jersey – and in the... [ learn more ]

Dr. Mazzola announces Evidence-Based Pediatric Hydrocephalus Guidelines endorsement by the AANS & CNS

Mar 28, 2014

Dr. Catherine Mazzola, the President & CEO of NJPNI, is very proud to announce that the Presidents of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) endorsed the Evidence-Based Pediatric Hydrocephalus Guidelines on Feb.... [ learn more ]

Opening of the Goryeb Children

Jan 15, 2013

Dr. Catherine Mazzola and staff are very proud to announce the opening of the Goryeb Children’s Hospital Spasticity and Gait Disorder Center at Morristown. The team of pediatric movement disorder specialists provides comprehensive care to children with cerebral palsy and... [ learn more ]

Ariana: Patient Testimonial about Debbie Straka-DeMarco, PT

Oct 09, 2012

My daughter, Ariana, was about 12 weeks old, when we noticed her tendency to look to one side and a flat spot that was developing on the back of her head, so we went to... [ learn more ]

Patient Testimonial about Debbie Straka-DeMarco, PT

Oct 08, 2012

“We can’t thank Debbie enough for the early physical therapy intervention she provided our son to mitigate the risks of plagiocephaly and correct his torticollis. It was amazing how just a few minutes... [ learn more ]

New choices in craniosynostosis surgery: Less invasive, endoscopic craniosynostosis surgery

Oct 03, 2012

Catherine Mazzola, MD, FAANS I had the pleasure of meeting Dr. David Jiminez in 2002, when I was first appointed by the Congress of Neurological Surgeons to the Council of State Neurosurgical Societies. Since both David and... [ learn more ]