Dr. Jeffrey Kornitzer, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Kornitzer, MD

Pediatric Neurology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 32
Dr. Jeffrey Kornitzer, MD is a pediatric neurology specialist in Newark, NJ and has been practicing for 2 years. He graduated from UMDNJ New Jersey Med Sch in 2011 and specializes in pediatric neurology.Read his story

90 Bergen St # 8100

Newark, NJ 07103

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Cigna
  • Devon Health
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • MagnaCare
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • QualCare
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Top Care Areas

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Cranial Trauma
more than 61% of peers
Traumatic Brain Injury
more than 54% of peers
more than 47% of peers

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Dr. Kornitzer's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kornitzer "Dr. Jeffrey Kornitzer joined the Department of Neurology and the Rutgers Neurological Institute of New Jersey at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School in July 2016. 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 young adults with a variety of neurological conditions. He specializes in neurodevelopmental conditions (such as autism spectrum disorders, ADHD, and Rett Syndrome) and concussions. His emphasis is on using the most recently available modalities to treat the child as a whole. Currently, Dr. Kornitzer is the co-director of the NJ Rett Syndrome Center and director of our ADHD Clinic. He also serves as a medical advisor to the Newark Public Schools for the management of concussions. In addition, Dr. Kornitzer is the clinical liaison for our Neurogenetics program, which allows for state-of-the-art genetic testing of thousands of neurologic conditions. "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kornitzer "Dr. Kornitzer's emphasis is on using the most recently available modalities to treat the child as a whole.  Having published a book chapter on Complementary and Alternative management of autism spectrum disorders, Dr. Kornitzer is well-versed in "alternative" treatments and tries to guide each family through a management paradigm that works best for them. "

1  Specialties

  • Pediatric Neurology

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

82  Conditions Treated

  • Acquired Brain Injuries
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • ADHD Comorbidity
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Autonomic Dysreflexia
  • Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Benign Familial Infantile Epilepsy
  • Benign Paroxyzmal Vertigo of Childhood
  • Benign Positional Vertigo
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Injury
  • Central Vestibular Vertigo
  • Centrotemporal Epilepsy
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Concussion
  • Continuous Spike-Wave During Slow Sleep Syndrome
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Developmental Delay
  • Dizziness
  • Epilepsy
  • Epilepsy With Myoclonic Absences
  • Epilepsy With Myoclonic-Astatic Crisis
  • Epilepsy, Benign, Neonatal, Dominant Form
  • Epilepsy, Benign, Neonatal, Recessive Form
  • Epilepsy, Benign, Occipital
  • Epilepsy, Familial, Mesial, Temporal Lobe
  • Epilepsy, Familial, Temporal Lobe, 4
  • Epilepsy, Idiopathic Generalized
  • Epilepsy, Nocturnal, Frontal Lobe Type
  • Epilepsy, Nocturnal, Frontal Lobe Type 1
  • Epilepsy, Nocturnal, Frontal Lobe Type 2
  • Epilepsy, Nocturnal, Frontal Lobe Type 3
  • Epilepsy, Nocturnal, Frontal Lobe Type 4
  • Epilepsy, Partial, Familial
  • Epilepsy, Progressive, Myoclonic 3
  • Febrile Convulsion
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Genetic Disposition to Idiopathic Generalized Epilepsy
  • Head Trauma
  • Headache
  • Hereditary Neuropathy With Liability to Pressure Palsies
  • Hereditary Sensory and Autonomic Neuropathy, Type I
  • Infant Epilepsy With Migrant Focal Crisis
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Intractable Epilepsy
  • Juvenile Absence Epilepsy
  • Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy
  • Low Back Pain
  • Metabolic Neuropathy
  • Migraine
  • Migrainous Vertigo
  • Motor Neuropathy
  • Neuropathy, Motor and Sensory
  • Optic Neuropathy
  • Pediatric Epilepsy
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Photosensitive Epilepsy
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Post-Traumatic Epilepsy
  • Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome
  • Refractory Epilepsy
  • Retrobulbar Neuropathy
  • Rett Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep-Related Epilepsy
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spinocerebellar Ataxia With Axonal Neuropathy, Type 2
  • Spinocerebellar Ataxia, Autosomal Recessive, With Axonal Neuropathy
  • Syncope
  • Temporal Epilepsy, Familial
  • Temporal Lobe Epilepsy
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Ulnar Neuropathy
  • Vascular Neuropathy
  • Vertigo
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11  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • The College Of New Jersey (Tcnj)
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2008
  • UMDNJ New Jersey Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated 2011
  • UMDNJ New Jer
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2012
  • UMDNJ New Jersey Med Sch
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2013
  • Rutgers-New Jersey Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2016

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kornitzer's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kornitzer to family and friends
11 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

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Dr. Kornitzer's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

Dr Kornitzer is an amazing neurologist. He is never ever too busy to see or talk about my daughter. Most neurologists are “unavailable” and never get back to you because they’re so “high and mighty”. Not Dr. Kornitzer. He knows his stuff and always wants the best for your child. He is young, so...more
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Great doctor !! Makes you feel comfortable speaking about your concerns
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Dr. Kornitzer was amazing. He was very attentive to our sons needs. He answered all questions and truly was the best doctor we have ever had.
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I am so happy the way my son's seizures are being treated. He is developing better each day. Through medicines, vitamins, and therapies, Dr. Kornitzer has helped my son so much.
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I am very pleased with Dr. Kornitzer and his outcomes. He was able to treat my son's tics using vitamins and without using medications.
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