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Family Experience

We have developed our program with families in mind to help get children seen quickly. We help families navigate the process of evaluation, treatment, and recovery. Our neurosurgical specialists offer the most advanced techniques in clinical care with a focus on using minimally invasive technology whenever possible.

Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

What Insurances do you take?

We work with most insurances in New Jersey and New York. We want to make sure you have access to the best care whatever your carrier may be. We work with families to make sure they are cared for quickly and professionally.

What should I look for in a pediatric neurosurgeon?

  • Our team members are all double board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery and American Board of Pediatric Neurological Surgery. These boards are the gold standard for certifying neurological surgeons in the United States and are widely seen as the pinnacle worldwide for certification. Other entities say they certify but do not have the same rigorous standards. Search the above links to make sure your child’s neurosurgeon is among the best.
  • All our pediatric neurosurgeons have trained at elite pediatric hospitals in the USA where they have seen the most complex cases from international referrals. As medical studies have shown, children’s outcomes depends largely on the experience and technical expertise of their neurosurgeon.
  • Choose a pediatric neurosurgeon that is dedicated fully to children. At Premier pediatric neurosurgery we operate only on kids and your child’s care should only be placed in the hands of a full-time pediatric pediatric neurosurgeon. Care and compassion is our goal for your child and they are our only focus!

What should I bring to my child’s appointment?

When you make your appointment, a member of our pediatric neurosurgery team will go over everything you’ll need for your visit. A few items to remember to bring:

  • Insurance card(s)
  • Referrals or authorizations from your child’s pediatrician if applicable
  • All medical records and tests, such as imaging studies (MRI/CAT scans), x-rays or lab tests for your child’s condition
  • List of your child’s medications

How do I get a second opinion for my child's care?

We realize that you want the best care for your family and that traveling to receive treatment can often be difficult for your child and other children in your family, At North Jersey Brain and Spine Center, we know how difficult it is when your child requires neurosurgical evaluation and care. We are always available to offer a second opinion for your child’s treatment and to set up a consultation with one of our specialists.

Now you can access the expertise of a world-renowned pediatric specialist locally and from home. Our Second Opinion Program provides families with information regarding complex medical concerns. Families can easily access an expert second opinion from our pediatric specialists.

We are happy to speak with you, and please reach out especially if:

  • Your child has a new diagnosis
  • Your child has a change in their condition
  • A surgery has been recommended for your child

How can I schedule an appointment and speak with a family liaison?

You may request an evaluation by calling our team at (551)-777-8118

​Please be sure you have the following information:

  • Your child’s full name, address and date of birth
  • Child’s parent/legal guardian full name, address, phone number
  • Insurance provider’s name (for example, Blue Cross Blue Shield), the name of the specific plan covering the child (for example, HMO Horizon), and your subscriber identification number.
  • Referrals or authorizations from your child’s pediatrician’s office, if applicable
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Schedule Your Consultation

Our experienced staff is readily available to help you if your child had been diagnosed with a condition requiring neurosurgery. Clinic appointments and help for your child should not wait and we offer early clinic appointment times with flexible scheduling for families. We understand what a stressful time this is and please reach out to us if we can help. Contact us and we will find the best doctor for you.

Your Child's Well-Being is Our Top Priority

Schedule a Consultation

Contact Us 551-777-8118