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Most Common Childhood Infections are caused by germs called viruses and bacteria. While you may be able to keep germs from spreading, you can't always keep your child from getting sick. It is important for parents to know how to keep their children healthy and what to do when they get sick. Read on to learn more about common childhood infections.
Dedicated to Your Child's Neurological Health
Advocare Pediatric Neurology Associates is a specialty practice dedicated to the successful diagnosis and treatment of neurological and developmental disorders in children. Our advanced medical staff includes three board certified physicians with more than 40 years of combined experience in pediatric neurology, plus specially trained nurses, EEG technologists, and medical assistants
We serve Northern New Jersey with offices in Morristown, Sparta, and Summit and use state-of-the-art testing and treatment techniques to evaluate childhood language, learning, and attention deficit disorders; developmental disorders such as autism; headaches; and other problems, including childhood seizure disorders, tics, and Tourette's syndrome. Our pediatric neurologists work closely with many of the pediatricians and family physicians in the region.
For your convenience, we offer EEG, 24-hour EEG, long-term monitoring (video EEG), and electrodiagnosis (EMG) of neuromuscular disorders. By providing this comprehensive scope of services in one location, children can develop comfortable relationships with the same doctors and technicians, and parents can spend less time coordinating appointments and visits. We also participate in most managed care programs.
Specialists in Pediatric Neurology
Advocare Pediatric Neurology Associates is led by Sandy P. Waran, M.D., who is also the Director of Pediatric Neuroscience Network at Goryeb Children's Hospital. The Spasticity Program's medical director, Trevor G. DeSouza, M.D., is also a physician of Advocare Pediatric Neurology Associates. Certified in pediatric and adult neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Leonid L. Topper, M.D. is on staff at Atlantic Health System's Goryeb Children's Hospital.
Our physicians serve children in Northern New Jersey at Goryeb Children's Hospital of Morristown Memorial and Overlook Hospital. Advocare Pediatric Neurology doctors also maintain faculty positions and affiliations at major universities and leading teaching hospitals in the New York/New Jersey metropolitan area.
Advocare Pediatric Neurology Associates, P.A.