In January 2015, Dr. Lorraine Lazar, pediatric epileptologist, joins the Northeast Regional Epilepsy Group (NEREG) in New Jersey

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The Northeast Regional Epilepsy Group is proud to announce that Dr. Lorraine Lazar is joining the NEREG pediatric epilepsy program starting in January of 2015. She will be seeing patients at our New Brunswick location.

Dr. Lorraine Lazar

We are extremely pleased that Dr. Lazar is joining the Northeast Regional Epilepsy Group in our New Brunswick offices

Dr. Marcelo Lancman, Medical Director of the Northeast Regional Epilepsy Group, commented “We are extremely pleased that Dr. Lazar is joining our epilepsy program. She is an excellent specialist in pediatric epilepsy that will benefit our New Jersey children who are diagnosed with epilepsy and seizures. Her experience and skills are a strong addition to our talented team of world-class specialist physicians.”

Bringing extensive experience to her new position, Dr. Lazar will treat newborn to 21 years old patients and will be actively involved in diagnosis and treatment of diverse epileptic syndromes and seizure types.

Dr. Lazar earned dual MD and PhD degrees at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY. Her training includes an Internship in Pediatrics at the New York Hospital-Cornell University Medical Center, a Neurology and Child Neurology Residency at the New York Hospital-Cornell University Medical Center, a Senior Pediatrics Residency at Columbia University Medical Center, and a Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship at the New York Hospital-Cornell University Medical Center.

She holds Board Certifications from the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology, the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology. Among several awards that she has received, in 2014 she was selected as Regional Top Doctor (New Jersey). Her research interests include use of the vagal nerve stimulator and the use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM).

  • Launched in 1998, NEREG is a multi-site practice in New Jersey, New York and Connecticut that offers unique services and comprehensive care to children and adults with epilepsy. NEREG provides state-of-the-art diagnostic procedures, 24/7 patient service, highly skilled and experienced practitioners, and exceptional specialty programs designed to cover a broad range of health care needs in each epilepsy and seizure patient. NEREG consists of nineteen board-certified epilepsy specialists with fellowship training in adult and childhood epilepsy, as well as many other highly skilled health care providers including pediatric/adult neurosurgeons, clinical psychologists, neuropsychologists, epilepsy nurse practitioners, a specially trained nutritionist and social worker.

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