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 16 years. She graduated from UMDNJ-- New Jersey Medical School in 1995 and specializes in pediatric neurosurgery, facial plastic & reconstructive surgery, and more.Read her story

131 Madison Ave Ste 3

Morristown, NJ 07960

Contact Information

(973) 326-9000

Insurance Accepted

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

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Background Check

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
Broken Neck
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
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
Plagiocephaly
Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation
Pulmonary Disease
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Shunts
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
Torticollis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Anomaly
Vascular Disease
Vertebral Column Tumors
Wound Repair

About Me

Care Philosophy

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
  • Craniofacial Surgery
  • Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Movement Disorders Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

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

New Jersey Pediatric Neuroscience Institute

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    • Mon: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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