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2021 NJ Craniofacial Center Gala Album

August 6, 2021

What an amazing event it was this year. A big Thank You to all that attended and helped contribute to such a great cause at this year's event. Hope to see everyone at our event next year. Check out our photos from the 2021 NJ Cran...

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NJ Craniofacial Gala – Enhance! Photo Booths

August 3, 2021

Check out the pictures that were taken by "Enhance! Photo Booths" at our 10th Annual NJ Craniofacial Gala. Enjoy!

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The 10th Annual NJ Craniofacial Gala is 1 Month Away!

June 25, 2021

The 10th Annual NJ Craniofacial Gala is 1 Month Away! Buy Tickets Today!   Donating to the event helps in supporting International Outreach!   Join us for a night filled with fun, great presentati...

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New Jersey Special Needs Guide

May 7, 2021

Check out the latest issue of New Jersey Special Needs Guide below featuring our ads for New Jersey Pediatric Neuroscience Institute, New Jersey Concussion Center, and New Jersey Craniofacial Center!

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Improving the lives of infants and children with craniofacial conditions

March 16, 2021

Check out our latest ad below: Infants, children, and adolescents with craniofacial anomalies have complex problems related to facial appearance brain growth, feeding, speech, hearing, breathing, dental and oral-maxillofacial d...

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NJ Craniofacial Center’s 10th Annual Gala!

February 1, 2021

POSTPONED TO JULY 2021!   Dear Friends, Our top priority during this current health climate is the health and safety of you and your families. We have decided to postpone the gala to the Summer of 2021 to d...

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NJPNI December Newsletter

December 14, 2020

Check out our December Newsletter on Collaborative Care At NJPNI! View NJPNI's Past Newsletters and Announcements by Clicking Here   Collaborative Care At NJP...

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NJPNI November Newsletter

November 9, 2020

Check out NJPNI's November Newsletter on Epilepsy Awareness! View NJPNI's Past Newsletters and Announcements by Clicking Here...

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COVID-19 Update

October 16, 2020

TELEMEDICINE APPOINTMENTS NOW AVAILABLE! CALL US TODAY at 973-326-9000 to book an appointment....

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Tummy Time

June 5, 2020

Tummy time with your infant is a great way to spend time with your infant, while you are quarantining at home. Placing your baby on their tummy on the floor, encourages him or her to develop strong neck muscles and a round hea...

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Fibrous Dysplasia: Management of the Optic Canal

May 13, 2020

Fibrous Dysplasia: Management of the Optic Canal Here's a great article on the management of fibrous dysplasia in close proximity to the optic canal written by Dr. Robert Morin's fellowship director - Full article here...

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In loving memory of Dr. James T. Goodrich

April 2, 2020

Below are some pictures that were taken of Dr. James T. Goodrich on March 29, 2015. He was a honoree at our 2015 Annual NJ Craniofacial Center Winter Gala that night. ...

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Neurosurgeon who separated conjoined twins dies from complications of coronavirus

April 2, 2020

On March 30, 2020, the world lost a great pediatric neurosurgeon to Covid19. Dr. James Goodrich, of Montefiore Hospital in the Bronx, passed away from the Coronavirus. He was a world renown neurosurgeon, famous for separating ...

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Children’s Craniofacial Association

August 1, 2019

Children’s Craniofacial Association (CCA) provides extensive support and resources for children and parents living with craniofacial conditions. Governed by a board of directors and a medical advisory committee, CCA empowers a...

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2020 Guatemala – Developing Faces Trip

July 16, 2019

Developing Faces/ NJ Craniofacial Center Guatemala Trip Webinar...we will go March 2020 Please watch this webinar detailing the upcoming Developing Faces 2020 Guatemala Trip here -

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Teachers’ Perspectives on the Impact of Cleft Lip and/or Palate During the School Years

February 5, 2019

Cleft lip and/or palate (CL/P) poses many challenges for those affected throughout the school years, with recent studies pointing to a trend in poor educational outcomes. Previous research has highlighted the important role that t...

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9th Annual Winter Gala

February 1, 2019

Please SAVE THE DATE… Tuesday March 19th, 2019  for our ninth annual Craniofacial Winter Gala Located at… The Park Savoy Estate 236 Ridgedale Avenue Florham Park, NJ 07932 Cocktail hour and ...

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Morristown Medical Center Recognized as Top 50 Hospital by Healthgrades

August 17, 2018

Morristown Medical Center was recognized by Healthgrades as one of the Top 50 hospital in the nation, based on clinical outcomes three years in a row! Click here to watch their video....

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Ciara: Patient Testimonial about Catherine Mazzola, MD

July 31, 2017

Our daughter, Ciara was born with Metopic Craniosynostosis. She had her first surgery at 4 months old at what we thought was “the best” hospital with “the best” doctors in NYC. It turned out the neurosurgeon there miss...

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Craniofacial Gala Recap 2017

May 2, 2017

On Thusday March 23, 2017 the The Goryeb Children's Hospital Craniofacial Center held its Annual Craniofacial Gala honoring families with craniofacial disorders, at Basking Ridge Country Club. Deborah Straka-DeMarco, PT, Physica...

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CSF presents “Hydrocephalus” – Dr. Catherine Mazzola

January 10, 2017

YouTube: Vimeo:​ Dr. Catherine Mazzola discusses what hydrocephalus is, how it is diagnosed and treated in children and how she and a team of fellow expert neuro...

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Morristown Medical Center – Joy’s Video

July 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 D...

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

July 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, physica...

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Morristown Medical Center Dental Residency

June 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 ni...

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Craniofacial Gala Recap

June 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 N...

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Spasticity and Gait Disorders

May 5, 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. ...

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Vote for Your Favorite Kids’ Doctors

February 17, 2016

Click here and nominate your favorite NJ kids’ doctor today!...

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“Pediatrician’s perspective on ITB” abstract in NJ Pediatrics

January 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 “tightne...

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Improving Rehabilitation for Kids with Neuro-Genetic Disorders

November 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 effo...

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Focus on Pediatrics

June 6, 2015

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

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AANS Neurosurgeon

March 5, 2015 “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 ...

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NJ Top Docs

January 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...

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

January 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 ...

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NJ Family Magazine’s Favorite Kids’ Docs

December 15, 2014

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

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Temporal Lobe Surgery for Epilepsy Can Improve Memory in Children

November 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....

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Do helmets help correct babies head shapes?

November 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 plagiocep...

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The Metamorphosis of the Blues

September 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...

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Educational Discussion of Infant Head Size and Shape

September 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 Craniofac...

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More North Jersey youth athletes taking concussion baseline test

September 2, 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....

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SportsCare Physical Therapy

August 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 ...

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Safe Sitter Babysitter Training

August 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....

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Distracted Teen Drivers Often on Cellphone With Parent

August 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 how dangerou...

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About the Sentinel Project

August 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 p...

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New measures hope to curb student-athlete concussions

June 10, 2014

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

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Dr. Mazzola Named Medical Advisor with International Chiari Association

May 28, 2014

Dr. Mazzola Named Medical Advisor with International Chiari Association...

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Morristown Medical Center Rated #1 in NJ for Patient Safety

March 31, 2014

We are pleased to announce that, 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...

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

March 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 Eviden...

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Opening of the Goryeb Children

January 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 comprehensi...

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Ariana: Patient Testimonial about Debbie Straka-DeMarco, PT

October 9, 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 the pediatrician, who directed us to the , Craniofacial Tea...

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Patient Testimonial about Debbie Straka-DeMarco, PT

October 8, 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 a day with the exercises ...

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

October 3, 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 I a...

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