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Services & Specialities

Pediatric Neurosurgery is the only recognized subspecialty of neurosurgery which maintains its own board certification process.
What We Offer

Meet Our Team

By sharing their stories with you we hope that you may better understand the type of care we provide at NJPNI.

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NJPNI Mission - Dr Catherine Mazzola with patient

Our Mission

At New Jersey Pediatric Neuroscience Institute (NJPNI), we believe that every patient should receive exceptional and individualized treatment. Our mission is to provide the best possible healthcare in the areas of childhood developmental disorders, epilepsy, pediatric neurological and neurosurgical diseases. 

We seek to improve your child’s health and quality of life by delivering expeditious and accurate diagnoses along with a comprehensive array of surgical and nonsurgical therapeutic options in NJ, NY and PA.

Our Team

OUR DOCTORS

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Team

Catherine A. Mazzola, MD, FAANS
John Collins, MD, FAANS
Jeffrey Kornitzer, MD
Leyda Sanchez-Ortiz, MD
Tatiana Sikorskyj, APN, RNFA
Laura Natoli, APN, RNFA
Deborah Straka-DeMarco, P.T.
Stuart Weiner, CPO, LPO
MEET THE TEAM
Welcome to New Jersey Pediatric Neuroscience Institute!

Our Mission

At New Jersey Pediatric Neuroscience Institute (NJPNI), we believe that every patient should receive exceptional and individualized treatment. Our mission is to provide the best possible healthcare in the areas of childhood developmental disorders, epilepsy, pediatric neurological and neurosurgical diseases. 

We seek to improve your child’s health and quality of life by delivering expeditious and accurate diagnoses along with a comprehensive array of surgical and nonsurgical therapeutic options in NJ, NY and PA.

WHAT PEOPLE SAY

Our Testimonials

I highly recommend NJ Pediatric Neuroscience Institute. The whole staff and Dr. Mazzola are wonderful and knowledgeable. Dr Mazzola took her time and explained like a class all that is happening with my daughter.

Thank you!!
-Xavier Velastegui
Dr Collins is a great surgeon. Very knowledgeable and explained the procedure to me. It made me feel comfortable during a scary time. The nursing staff is also top notch. Always answered the phone when I had a question. Thank you all for taking care of my daughter.

-Paul Findeis
I highly recommend NJ Pediatric Neuroscience Institute to everyone. From the receptionist to Dr. Kornitzer, the entire experience was AMAZING! Wonderful, knowledge, caring doctor who knows his stuff. He gave me the reassurance I needed. He took his time with us and made sure to get my daughter gets all the help she needs.

-Dannette Gomez

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NOTICE: This website is for informational purposes only and is not intended as medical advice or as a substitute for a patient/physician relationship.

NJPNI is committed to creating a culturally diverse, inclusive and collaborative community for patients and their families, employees and associates where each person is celebrated and has a sense of equal belonging. See our DEI Statement Page for more information.

NJPNI does not exclude, deny benefits to, or otherwise discriminate against any person on the grounds of race, color, or national origin, or on the basis of disability or age in admission to, participation in, or receipt of the services and benefits of any of its programs and activities or in employment therein. This statement is in accordance with the provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and Regulations of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services issued pursuant to the Acts, Title 45 Code of Federal Regulations part 80, 84, and 91.

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