Dr. Catherine Mazzola, MD

Dr. Catherine Mazzola, MD

Pediatric Neurosurgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 51
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Dr. Catherine Mazzola, MD is a pediatric neurosurgery specialist in Morristown, NJ and has been practicing for 17 years. She graduated from Umdnj--New Jersey Medical School in 1995 and specializes in pediatric neurosurgery, craniofacial surgery, and more.Read her story

131 Madison Ave Ste 3

Morristown, NJ 07960

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Medicaid of New Jersey
  • United Healthcare Community Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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No malpractice claims found for New Jersey
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Mazzola's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Hydrocephalus
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Mazzola treats Hydrocephalus more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Mazzola treats this condition more than 99% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Hydrocephalus Due to Congenital Stenosis of Aqueduct of Sylvius
  • Hydrocephalus, Adult
  • Hydrocephalus, Child
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Obstructive Hydrocephalus
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Mazzola treats Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus more than 91% of her peers

Dr. Mazzola treats this condition more than 91% of her peers

Torticollis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Mazzola treats Torticollis more than 88% of her peers

Dr. Mazzola treats this condition more than 88% of her peers

Dr. Mazzola's conditions and procedures:

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Acrocephalosyndactyly
  • Baclofen Pump Therapy
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Botulinum Toxin Injection
  • Bracheal Plexus Birth Injuries
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Injury
  • Brain Lesion
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Breast Diseases
  • Broken Neck
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cleft Lip
  • Concussion
  • Congenital Craniosynostosis Maternal Hyperthyroiditis
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dentofacial Anomalies
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Edwards Syndrome
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Endoscopy
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Epilepsy
  • Epilepsy Surgery
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecomastia
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lymphangioma
  • Mandibular Hypoplasia
  • Meningiomas
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Movement Disorders
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Oral and-or Facial Cleft
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Paracentesis
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Plagiocephaly
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Shunts
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord and Brain Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylosis
  • Stereotaxis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syringomyelia
  • Tethered Spinal Cord Syndrome
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Anomaly
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
  • Wound Repair

About Me

Dr. Mazzola is a BOARD certified Pediatric and Adult Neurosurgeon who provides compassionate and individualized care to every patient. She is one of the few FEMALE neurosurgeons in the US. Dr. Mazzola was selected to be on the Executive Committee of the Congress of Neurosurgery. She has authored several neurosurgical articles and is very involved in community outreach.

Specialties

  • Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • Cosmetic, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Craniofacial Surgery
  • Movement Disorders Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

2002
Children's Hospital Of Pittsburgh
Fellowship Hospital
2001
University Hospital
Residency Hospital
1996
University Hospital
Internship Hospital
1995
Umdnj--New Jersey Medical School
Medical School
1990
College Of Mount St. Vincent
Undergraduate School
2002
2001
1996
1995
1990

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • PAIENT'S CHOICE AWARD, 2010-2012
  • Honored by Spina Bifida Resource Management Network, September
  • NEW JERSEY TOP DOCTORS, 2012

Media & Publications

  • Injured Boy Laughs - and Family Cheers, 12-25-2006
  • Resolution of Chiari malformation after repair of a congenital thoracic myelomeningocele: case report and literature review, 2002
  • Chiari Decompression Revision, 2003
  • The ABC's of Pediatric Head Trauma, 2002
  • Medulloblastoma, 2003
  • You Tube Video Links, 2012

Dr. Mazzola's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Mazzola

4.2

Based on 23 reviews

5 Stars
78.26086956521739%
(18)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
4.3478260869565215%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
17.391304347826086%
(4)

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Dr. Mazzola's experience and skill set make her very highly sought after in the care of children with neurosurgical issues. I've witnessed first hand how she treats her patients and their families. Her acumen, judgement, insight and professionalism are extraordinary. She is always available to...Read More
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Dr. Mazzola is an amazing doctor. She has patience and always takes the time to answer all questions, no matter what they are. I put my complete trust in Dr. Mazzola and her friendly staff. Thank you for all that you do!
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Dr. Mazzola is a wonderful doctor! She is so kind, professional and easy to talk to. Always take her time. I highly recommend her!
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After going here twice to have a bump checked on my daughter's head, I honestly have the feeling that they are more concerned with booking appointments than actually needing them. The front desk person was SO rude on the phone that it has made me never want to go there again. My daughter has a very...Read More
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I am so grateful to Dr Mazzola!! She diagnosed my daughter's condition at age 5, after I had taken her to many doctors and had many scans and the condition had been missed. When my daughter de-stabilized this year, Dr Mazzola was there for us and provided the guidance we so needed. I don't know...Read More
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