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Children’s Specialized Hospital
Children’s Specialized Hospital is the preeminent provider of pediatric rehabilitation services and the largest pediatric rehabilitation health system in the United States. The hospital serves children affected by brain injury, spinal cord dysfunction and injury, premature birth, autism, developmental delays, and life-changing illnesses.
Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation
For more than 65 years, Kessler Institute has pioneered the course of physical medicine and rehabilitation. Today, as the nation’s largest single rehabilitation hospital, we continue to define this field – providing the highly specialized care, advanced treatment and leading-edge technologies that enable individuals with spinal cord injury, brain injury, stroke, amputation, neurological diseases, musculoskeletal and orthopedic trauma, and cardiac conditions to rebuild their lives.
Goryeb Children’s Hospital/Morristown Medical Center
Morristown Medical Center is part of Atlantic Health System, one of the largest non-profit health care systems in New Jersey. Through our vision, we empower our communities to be the healthiest in the nation. Accredited by The Joint Commission, the hospital was recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a top hospital nationwide for cardiology & heart surgery, gynecology, geriatrics, orthopedics and pulmonology. Morristown Medical Center also ranked as a “Best Regional Hospital” for cancer, diabetes & endocrinology, neurology and neurosurgery, as well as gastroenterology & GI Surgery, nephrology and urology. Morristown Medical Center’s Gagnon Cardiovascular Institute performs more cardiac surgeries than any other hospital in New Jersey, placing its cardiac program in the top two percent in the country. Carol G. Simon Cancer Center offers advanced methods to diagnose, treat and manage all types of cancers. Designated a Level III Regional Perinatal Center by the New Jersey Department of Health, we treat the most complicated obstetrical cases and provide specialized care to sick or premature infants. Goryeb Children’s Hospital offers more than 100 board-certified physicians in 20 pediatric specialties. Morristown Medical Center is verified as a Level I Regional Trauma Center by the American College of Surgeons and designated a Level II by the state of New Jersey and was re-designated for a fourth time a Magnet Hospital for Excellence in Nursing Service, the highest level of recognition by American Nurses Credentialing Center for facilities that provide acute care services, a distinction awarded to only seven percent of hospitals worldwide.
Hackensack University Medical Center
Hackensack University Medical Center, the flagship hospital of the Hackensack University Health Network, is truly an extraordinary place bringing together exceptional patient care and medical innovation.This powerful combination enables us to take medicine further than ever before, to push beyond traditional thinking and provide patients with amazing possibilities.
Children’s Brain Tumor Foundation
A non-profit organization, was founded in 1988 by dedicated parents, physicians and friends. Our mission is to improve the treatment, quality of life and the long term outlook for children with brain and spinal cord tumors through research, support, education, and advocacy to families and survivors.
Spina Bifida Resource Network
Spina Bifida Resource Network of New Jersey and Metro New York’s goal is to provide comprehensive supports and services to the more than 7,000 individuals plus innumerable family members and professionals living in New Jersey and metropolitan New York.
Pediatric Hydrocephalus Foundation
The mission of the Pediatric Hydrocephalus Foundation is to educate the community by raising the level of awareness about this brain condition. The PHF will also provide support to the families, friends and children who are diagnosed with Hydrocephalus.
International Chiari Association
This nonprofit organization was founded in 2011. Their mission is to educate and inform the public about Chiari malformation. It is the ICA’s goal to bring awareness and research to this little-known, serious neurological disorder to help those with Chiari and the people that care about them.
Cyberonics with VNS Therapy
VNS Therapy is a non-drug treatment option that offers a unique safety profile and mechanism of action. Approved for use in refractory epilepsy and in treatment-resistant depression, VNS Therapy delivers long-term benefits to patients who have not responded well to other treatment options.
Medtronic – Baclofen Pump
The Medtronic baclofen pump is part of the Synchromed® Infusion System, which delivers the drug called Lioresal® Intrathecal (baclofen injection) for ITB Therapy, a treatment for severe spasticity.
SportsCare Institute, Inc.
Established in 1997, SportsCare has been a leading provider of physical therapy and sports medicine for over 15 years. In addition to treating professional, amateur, and high school athletes, SportsCare has been a leader in treating all orthopedic injuries.
Iron Matt – Matthew Larson Foundation
The Foundation hopes to ease the burdens on the children and families who are battling this horrible disease, while also funding medical and scientific research to find a cure. It is our hope that one day no child will have to endure what Matthew and thousands of other newly diagnosed children face every year. We have assembled a growing team of distinguished medical professionals and a committed group of hard working individuals on our boards to help us carry out our mission.
New Jersey Concussion Center
Brain injuries/concussions vary greatly in terms of symptom presentation, length of recovery, and overall prognosis. A vital component to concussion treatment is being cared for by a professional who is well-trained in all of these areas. At the NJCC, we have a staff that is experienced and knowledgeable in all facets of concussion.
HealthyChildren.org is the only parenting website backed by 66,000 pediatricians committed to the attainment of optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.
Whether you’re looking for general information related to child health or for more specific guidance on parenting issues, you’ve come to the right place. Here, you’ll find information regarding the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) many programs and activities, our policies and guidelines, our publications and other child health resources, as well as much, much more. Best of all, you can rest assured that the information comes from the nation’s leading child health experts and that we have scientific research supporting our recommendations.