Dr. Manuel Vergara, MD

Dr. Manuel Vergara, MD

Neurology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 53
Dr. Manuel Vergara, MD is a neurology specialist in Lawrenceville, NJ and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Pontificial Javeriana University in 1988 and specializes in neurology, vascular neurology, and more.Read his story

3131 Princeton Pike Bldg 202

Lawrenceville, NJ 08648

Contact Information

(609) 896-1701

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 96% of peers
Trigeminal Neuralgia
very high
more than 93% of peers
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
more than 89% of peers

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Dr. Vergara's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Vergara "Dr. Vergara received his bachelor's degree from The Salesiano Juan del Rizzo School in Bogota, Colombia in 1981. He continued his studies at The Javeriana University, Colombia, where he earned his medical degree in 1988. He then joined the Colombian Red Cross in Bogota where he worked as an attending physician in the emergency room. He later relocated to the United States, completing his internship in Internal Medicine from 1993 to 1994. He served his Neurology residency from 1994 to 1997 at the State University of New York (SUNY) Downstate/Kings County Hospitals acting as Chief Resident of Neurology during his last residency year. After his residency, Dr. Vergara did his Neuromuscular Fellowship at the Louisiana State University in New Orleans which he completed in 1998. Since then he has been in private practice with the Lawrenceville Neurology Center. He is Board Certified in Neurology, Epilepsy, Clinical Neurophysiology and Vascular Neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) and has also received his Board Certification from the American Board of Elecrodiagnostic Medicine (ABEM). He is a member of the American Academy of Neurology and a fellow member of the American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Vergara "Specialists in the treatment of disorders of the nervous system, the physicians at Lawrenceville Neurology Center address diseases of the brain, spinal cord, nerves and muscles. In practice since 1981, you can rely on us for the diagnosis and treatment of multiple neurologic disorders including, but not limited to: Headaches, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy (seizures), strokes and cerebrovascular disorders, peripheral neuropathies, myopathies, myasthenia and other neuromuscular diseases. Combining extensive experience, compassion and the latest technology, we continually strive to provide the best and most comprehensive neurologic care available."

5  Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Electrodiagnostic Medicine
  • Epilepsy
  • Neuromuscular Medicine
  • Vascular Neurology

3  Board Certifications

  • Clinical Neurophysiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Vascular Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

73  Conditions Treated


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6  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.


  • Salesiano Juan del Rizzo School, Bogota, Colombia
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • Pontificial Javeriana University
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Suny Downstate/kings Co
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Suny Downstate/kings Co
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Luisiana State University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Vergara has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Vergara's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Vergara to family and friends
13 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

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Dr. Vergara's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

He is the best - patient, understanding and very thorough.
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Dr. Vergara is thorough, patient, kind, and has excellent knowledge of stroke care, prevention and maintenance.
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Dr Vergara is pleasant & knowledgeable. He listens, takes his time and provides needed information. The staff at Lawrenceville office is kind & helpful.
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My experience with Dr Vergara has been nothing but perfect. He is a very kind and caring doctor. Always spent as much time as I needed with him. I also consider himto be very good in what he does. He is very thorough in his treatment.
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Dr Vergara is very friendly and very patient. He takes his time with you and explains what's going on with you. He is also very through. He has no problem ruling out possible problems. I like that. I always have a great experience with him. Great doctor
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