Jeffrey Kornitzer, MD

Pediatric Neurologist Specialists

Dr. Jeffrey Kornitzer is an attending Child Neurologist at New Jersey Pediatric Neuroscience Institute (NJPNI). He also is affiliated with St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital in New Jersey and an assistant professor in the Department of Neurology at Rutgers-New Jersey Medical School.  Dr. Kornitzer obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Biology at The College of New Jersey as part of a highly competitive 7-year Bachelors/MD program.  He completed his medical degree at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School.  He stayed on to complete a residency in Pediatrics at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School.  Dr. Kornitzer then completed a fellowship in Child Neurology at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School.  While in fellowship, Dr. Kornitzer was awarded the prestigious Golden Apple award in teaching.  He was also selected for induction into the esteemed Arnold P. Gold Foundation.

Dr. Kornitzer sees children and adolescents with a variety of neurological conditions.  He specializes in neurodevelopmental conditions (such as ADHD and autism spectrum disorders), tics, seizures, headaches, concussions, and autonomic disorders (such as fainting/syncope).  His emphasis is on a thorough workup using the latest technology to get to the root causes of the symptoms and then multidisciplinary approaches to treat the whole child.  His neurologic research has resulted in publication of over a dozen peer-reviewed articles and numerous scientific articles and abstracts.  His ADHD research has even been featured on Neurology Advisor and on the ADHD online magazine, ADDitude.  Dr. Kornitzer also co-authored five chapters for McGraw-Hill’s Neurology Board Review book and authored the chapter on Complementary and Alternative Medicine in the definitive book for parents of children with autism, Navigating the Medical Maze.

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