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Hackensack Meridian Children’s Health Pediatric Neurology and Neurosurgery

Offering cutting-edge treatment protocols and hands-on care from newborns to young adults.

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.

International Patient
Patient From Wales Receives Complex Neurosurgery at Hackensack Meridian Children’s Health

Family seeks treatment at Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital after four-year-old treated unsuccessfully in Europe

Craniofascial Clinic
Craniofacial and Cleft Center Recognized by American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association

Team of clinicians works together to treat complex cranial and facial deformities

Hackensack Meridian Children’s Health Neurologist Conducts Phase IV Study of Perampanel in Real-World Clinical Care

Pediatric epileptologist analyzes clinical use of anti-seizure medication in patients with epilepsy

Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital Welcomes New Neurologist and Critical Care Specialist

Dr. Cappell adds pediatric neurointensive care to hospital’s list of specialties

Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital Welcomes New Neurologist

Dr. Rubenstein brings passion for pediatric neurology

Peds Neuro Residency
K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital Creates New Pediatric Neurology Residency

Only residency of its kind in New Jersey

Endoscopic Corpus Callostomy
Neurosurgeon Performs Hospital’s First Endoscopic-Assisted Pediatric Corpus Callosotomy Surgery

New Endoscopic Procedure Resolves Seizures with Reduced Operating and Recovery Time

PMR Leadership
Hackensack Meridian Children’s Health Welcomes Two Chiefs of Pediatric Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Drs. Sirak and Marcantuono Bring Knowledge and Experience to Care for Patients

Dr Gliksman
Hackensack Meridian Children’s Health Pediatric Neurologist Serves as Investigator in Two Brain Injury Studies

One Study Seeks Better Understanding of Concussion Recovery in Children

Sturge Weber Syndrome
Pediatric Epileptologist Selected to Serve on National Board of Experts to Provide Recommendations for Sturge-Weber Syndrome

Recommendations Will Facilitate Coordinated Care for Patients with Rare Condition

Anti Seizure Medication
Hackensack Meridian Children’s Health Pediatric Epileptologist Publishes Research on Clinical Use of Anti-Seizure Medication

Phase IV Research Published in Journal of Child Neurology

Study of Medications
Researchers Conduct Study of Medications to Treat Pediatric and Adolescent Migraine

Study Will Evaluate Rimegepant for Pain Freedom and Other Migraine Symptoms

Doctors review medical image
Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital First in NJ to Implant Responsive Neurostimulation Device in Peds Patient with Epilepsy

Device Treats Drug-Resistant Focal Epilepsy with Constant Brain Monitoring and Instant Stimulation Response to Abnormal Activity

Nasal Spray
Hackensack Meridian Children’s Health Research Shows Nasal Spray Seizure Rescue Medication Safe to Use with Oral Medication

Diazepam Nasal Spray Shown Safe with Oral Benzodiazepines for Emergency Seizure Cluster Treatment in Patients with Epilepsy

Doctor reviews chart with nurse
New Form of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Identified by Team Including Joseph M. Sanzari Children's Hospital Researchers

Researchers Also Identify ALS-Related Gene Activity with Treatment Potential

Adult doctor with pediatric patient
Hackensack Meridian Children’s Health Joins the Pacific Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Consortium (PNOC)

Worldwide Partnership Develops New Therapies for Brain Tumors in Children and Young Adults, Offers Exclusive Clinical Trial Access

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