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About Dr. Rina F Goldberg
Dr. Rina F Goldberg, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Livingston, NJ. She has 26 years of experience. Her specialties include Clinical Neurophysiology, Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology, Pediatrics, Neurology and Psychiatry. Dr. Goldberg is affiliated with St Barnabas Medical Center. Dr. Goldberg has received 4 awards. She speaks English.
Dr. Rina F Goldberg has the following 5 specialties
- Clinical Neurophysiology
- Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology
A pediatrician is a doctor who specializes in the regular care of children, as well as the diagnosis and treatment of illness in children. Young patients are often more complicated to treat because they are still growing and developing.
While pediatricians may sub-specialize in specific therapy areas like oncology, surgery, ophthalmology, and anesthesiology, in general, pediatricians provide services like vaccinations, health exams, and treatment of common ailments and injuries. In addition, pediatricians are trained to handle the complex emotional and behavioral issues faced by children, especially during puberty.
Pediatricians normally see their patients from birth until the age of 18, although some may agree to treat patients into their early 20s, if requested.
A neurologist is a physician who diagnoses and treats disorders of the nervous system which is comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves. These doctors do not perform surgery, but refer patients to neurological surgeons when they determine that surgical intervention is necessary.
Some of the conditions that neurologists diagnose and treat are epilepsy, aneurysms, hydrocephalus, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal disc herniation, and spinal disease.
In addition to using diagnostic tests like MRI, CT scans, EEG and EMG, neurologists also employ neurological testing to gauge muscle strength and movement, balance, reflexes, sensation, memory, speech, and other cognitive abilities.
A psychiatrist is a doctor with specific training in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness.
He or she can not only provide the counseling necessary to both diagnose and treat a patient, but can also prescribe medication when needed. In some cases, a psychiatrist will only provide the medication and the counseling will be provided by another healthcare specialist, like a certified counselor or psychologist.
Like other doctors, psychiatrists employ diagnostic tools like CT scans and MRI in order to observe the structure and function of a patient's brain.
Once a diagnosis is made, these specialists may use behavior or cognitive therapy in order to address the patient's condition, or a multitude of other types of therapy, in conjunction with or in place of medication.
- Nerve Conduction Studies
- Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
- Migraine Disorder
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My child has been seeing Dr. Goldberg for about 5 years. In all that time, she has always been terrific - caring, compassionate, smart and accessible. She is highly professional and very knowledgeable. I find that she spends more time with us than most other doctors do. She never makes us feel like she is rushing off to the next patient. Dr. Goldberg asks good questions and actually listens to the answers - she is not just busy writing notes like some doctors are. She has a gentle bedside manner which makes kids (and adults) feel comfortable with her and confident that she is giving the best care possible. Also, whenever we have needed referrals, they have always been spot-on. I have recommended Dr. Goldberg to friends and they have also had positive experiences, too.
My 8yr.old.son had a seizure he was in intensive care for 8 days he's brain waves were so slow he was basically in a coma.Dr.Goldberg dedication and concern to our son put us at ease .she not only explain everything to us the parents but also our son which I respect her for that because he was the one who really endured alot .she was very good with him being that he had lost some of his memory .his father loves her so much I didnt wont another dr. to see him after he left the hospital that he drove 3hrs to bring him back for follow up appt. And she was so happy to see him doing so well .she said he's a miracle .she gave us results from his test that he took that day and was trying to push his MRI results before we left .but surely her staff called us the next morning with the results . we have two people to thank God and Dr. Goldberg for saving our son. He's fine hasn't had another seizure . Its like it never happened .she's the best we highly recommend her as a Dr. she truly cares
I was very impressed. We did not have to wait too long - actually it was less time than it took me to fill out the questionnaire for a first visit. Dr Goldberg was very nice - she has a great manner both with me and my 15 year old son who was the patient. She is easy to talk to and gave us enough time to ask questions. I would recommend her highly.
My son has epilepsy and has seen Dr. Goldberg for 5 years. She is extremely smart without a trace of arrogance; experienced; part of a nationally acclaimed team; sweet, easy going...I can't say enough great things about her. She has been like an oasis in a pretty scary desert. My teenage son will listen to anything she says. She never talks down to parents or kids. I literally trust her with my son's life. LOVE THIS WOMAN. A godsend.
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Top Doctors: New York Metro Area (2017)
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Patients' Choice Award (2012, 2011, 2013, 2010)
Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011, 2012, 2010, 2013)
Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.
Dr. Goldberg is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
26 Years Experience
Albert Einstein College Of Medicine
Graduated in 1992
Albert Einstein College Of Medicine
Dr. Rina F Goldberg accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna HMO
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
HIP of NY
- Emblem HIP Select PPO
- Horizon BCBS OMNIA - TIER1
- Horizon Direct Access
- Horizon HMO
- Horizon POS
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- Oxford Freedom
- Oxford Liberty
- QualCare HMO
- QualCare PPO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
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Locations & DirectionsInstitute Of Neurology, 200 S Orange Ave Ste 101, Livingston, NJ
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