Diagnostic Services

Diagnostic Services

The following is a referral list for diagnostic services. The individuals and facilities listed here have been recommended by other parents and have agreed to be on this referral list. Please contact their offices to inquire about specific information such as insurance, Medicaid, etc. The description of services is listed exactly as submitted by professionals or as found in their literature.

Contact the center for information on other services available.

Please click on a county for centers local to your area:

Governor’s Council Clinical Centers

There exist four clinical centers established through the Governor’s Council on Autism.  These centers are able to provide an evaluation to determine a diagnosis of Autism, PDDNOS or other related developmental disabilities.

Hackensack University Medical Center
Hackensack Medical Center
Randye F. Huron, MD
Institute for Child Development
30 Prospect Avenue
Hackensack, NJ 07601
Diagnostic Services
Neurodevelopmental Pediatrics

New Jersey Medical School
Division of Child Development
183 South Orange Avenue, F Level
Newark, New Jersey 07103
Director: Barbie Zimmerman-Bier, M.D.

UMDNJ – Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
97 Paterson St.
New Brunswick, New Jersey 08903
Medical Director: Audrey Mars, M.D.
Search Program Director
Psychologist: Rosanne Moreno

UMDNJ- School of Osteopathic Medicine
One Medical Center Drive
Stratford, New Jersey 08084
Director: Marianne Traccy
Psychiatrist: Andrew Levitas, M.D.

Atlantic County

Devineni Prasad, MD

7777 South White Horse Pike, #E1
Hammonton, NJ 08037
General Pediatrics, Neurodevelopmental Pediatrics

Bergen County

Batul Ladak, MD, FAAP
50 Market Street
Saddle Brook, NJ 07663
Diagnostic Services, Neurodevelopmental Pediatrics

Farleigh Dickinson University
Office of Dr. Charles Schaeffer
131 Temple Avenue
Hackensack, New Jersey 07601
Evaluation Services

Neurology Group of Bergen County
Dr. Stein Schneider
1200 East Ridgewood Avenue
2nd Floor, East Wing
Ridgewood, NJ 07450
Pediatric Neurologist

West Bergen Adult Asperger’s Program
Jeanne Marron, PhD
120 Chestnut Street
Ridgewood, NJ 07450
Fax: 201-934-0019

West Bergen Center for Children and Youth
Jeanne Marron, PhD
One Cherry Lane
Ramsey, NJ 07446
Fax: 201-934-0019

Burlington County

Dr. Lewis Alban
508 Lippencott Drive
Marlton, New Jersey 08053
Diagnostic Services

Carlo Melini, M.D., F.A.A.P.
Developmental, Behavioral Pediatrician
525 Route 73, Suite 105 B
Marlton, New Jersey 08053
Evaluation of infants, children and adolescents with developmental disorders

Center for Family Guidance
733 E. Route 70, Suite 201
Marlton, NJ 08053
Child and adolescent psychiatrists, psychologists, and therapists; evaluations; medications; group and family therapy

Camden County

Center for Neurological & Neurodevelopmental Health
1001 Laurel Oak Road, Suite E2
Voorhees, NJ 08043
Fax: 856-784-1799
Neurodevelopmental Pediatrics, Diagnostic Services, Evaluations and Assessments for CST

Children’s Hospital Specialty Care and Ambulatory Surgery Center in Voorhees
1012 Laural Oak Road
Laurel Oak Cooperate Center
Voorhees, NJ 08043

The Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper
Child’s Development Center
Three Copper Plaza; Suite 200
Camden, New Jersey 08103
Contact: Barbara J. Marcelo Evans, M.D.
Multidisciplinary, communication, diagnostic evaluations and neurodevelopmental Pediatrician
Cooper Child Neurology
6400 Main Street Complex
Voorhees, New Jersey 08043
Contact: Dr. Gary McAbee
Mailing Address: UMDNJ
Department of Pediatrics
40 East Laurel Road, Suite 100
Stratford, New Jersey 08084
Neurological Evaluations

Cumberland County

Carlo Melini, M.D.,F.A.A.P.
Developmental, Behavioral Pediatrician
P.O. Box 609
Vineland, New Jersey 08360
Evaluation of infants, children and adolescents with developmental disorders

Child Development Services
South Jersey Healthcare
Roberta DiHoff, PhD
Linda Weinburg, MD
1138 East Chestnut Avenue
Building 3B
Vineland, NJ 08360
Fax: 866-696-1875
We provide team evaluations, speech, PT, OT, social work, and neurodevelopmental evaluations.
Spanish translator available
Accepts Medicaid

Newcomb Medical Center
Child Development Services
1138 East Chestnut Avenue
Building #3
Vineland, New Jersey 08360
Neurodevelopment, diagnostic, communication and OT and PT evaluations
Ages 3 and above only

Essex County

ACC Ambulatory Care Center
Pediatric Specialty Department
200 South Orange Avenue
Livingston, New Jersey 07039
Contact: Dr. Marilyn Kubichek
Pediatric Neurologist

Sherry Barron-Seabrook, M.D.
315 Northfield Road
Livingston, New Jersey 07039
Diagnostic evaluation; medical management; parent training; support counseling for families; speech/language assessments

Emanuel Elfenbein, M.D.
204 Eagle Rock Avenue
Roseland, New Jersey 07068
Board certified; children, adolescents and young adults. Diagnostic evaluation; parent counseling; behavior management; family and individual therapy; medication
The Autism Center
UMDNJ- New Jersey Medical School
183 S. Orange Avenue, F Level
Newark, New Jersey 07103
Contact: Charles Cartwright, MD,
Director of Autism Center
Research, treatment, outreach. Provides a comprehensive team approach to evaluate underlying medical condition and functional status of individuals with autism. Coordination of individualized therapeutic plans.

St. Barnabus Medical Center
Department of Pediatrics
Old Short Hills Road
Livingston, New Jersey 07039
Pediatric Neurologist

Gloucester County

Dr. Lewis Alban
4 North West Boulevard
P.O. Box 661
Newfield, New Jersey 08344
Diagnostic Services

Hudson County

Hunterdon County

Hunterdon Medical Center
Developmental Pediatrics Associates
Audrey Mars, MD, Medical Director
David Atkins, MD
Michele Willems-Plakyda, MD
2100 Westcott Drive
Flemington, NJ 08822
Fax: 908-788-2578
Accepts Medicaid
Somerset Pediatric Group
Michael Lapkin, MD
1319 US Highway 22, #106
Lebanon, NJ 08833
Diagnostic Services
Neurodevelopmental Pediatrics

Mercer County

Children’s Hospital Specialty Care Center in Princeton
707 Alexander Road, Suite 205
Princeton, NJ 08540

Children’s Specialized Hospital Outpatient Center at Hamilton
3575 Quakerbridge Road
Hamilton, NJ 08619
Spanish translator available
Accepts Medicaid

Delaware Valley Pediatrics Association
Harris Lilienfeld, MD, FAAP
132 Franklin Corner Road
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
Fax: 609-896-3940
General Pediatrics, Neurodevelopmental pediatrician, pediatric assessments
Accepts Medicaid

Lifespan Services, LLC
David Homes, EdD
Box 3322
Princeton, NJ 08543
Fax: 609-397-3613
Website: lifespanservicesllc.com

Middlesex County

Vanna Amorapanth, M.D.
3 Bridge Street
Metuchen, New Jersey 08840
Developmental Pediatrician
UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Sherie Novotny, M.D.
671 Hoes Lane, UBHC Building
Piscataway, NJ 08854
Diagnosis, Medication Management
JFK Medical Center
Pediatric Rehabilitation Department
2050 Oak Tree Road
Edison, New Jersey 08820
Contact: Patricia Munday, Ed.D.
Multidisciplinary and diagnostic evaluations. Pediatric neurology, psychological, learning, CST, OT, PT

Monmouth County

Child Neurology Associates
Gabor Barabas, M.D.
Ron Barabas, M.D.
3350 Highway 138 West, Suite 117
Wall, New Jersey 07719
Neurologist & Diagnostician

Richard A. Reutter, M.D., F.A.A.P
307 Third Avenue
Long Branch, New Jersey 07740
Neurodevelopmental Pediatrics and Diagnostic Services

Child Evaluation Center
Medical Arts Building
Suite 101A and 102
1944 Route 33
Neptune, New Jersey 07553
Contact: Dorothy Pietrucha M.D.,
Pediatric Neurologist- 732-776-4551
Denise Aloiso M.D.,
Neurodevelopmental Pediatrician
Pediatric neurological, developmental and diagnostic, communication and multidisciplinary evaluations

Jersey Shore University Medical Center
Child Evaluation Center
Denise Aloisio, MD
1944 Route 33, Room 101A
Neptune, NJ 07753
732-776-4178, ext. 2
Fax: 732-776-4946
Neurodevelopmental Pediatrician
Spanish translator available
Accepts Medicaid

Monmouth Medical Center
300 Second Avenue
Long Branch, New Jersey 07740
Multidisciplinary and communication Evaluations

Morris County

Elliott A. Grossman, M.D.
205 Ridgedale Avenue
Florham Park, New Jersey 07932
Pediatric Neurologist

P. Rathi Haran, M.D.
76 Broadway
Denville, New Jersey 07834
Neurodevelopmental Pediatrician

Child Developmental Center
Morristown Memorial Hospital
100 Madison Avenue
Box 100
Morristown, New Jersey 07960
Contact: Kathleen Selvaggi Fadden, M.D.
Multidisciplinary, communication and diagnostic evaluations

Ocean County

Children’s Specialized Hospital
Dr. Yvette Janvier
94 Stevens Road
Toms River, New Jersey 08755
Contact: Dr. Thomas Rugino, Dr. Yvette Janvier
Neurodevelopmental pediatrics
Multidisciplinary, communication and diagnostic evaluations

Passaic County

St. Joseph’s Hospital & Medical Center
703 Main Street
Paterson, New Jersey 07501
Contact: Dr. Joseph Holahan & Dr. Poorvi Patel
Multidisciplinary, communication & diagnostic evaluations

Somerset County

Union County

Abba L. Caragan, MD
1122 Route 22 West
Mountainside, NJ 07092
Fax: 908-233-5523
Pediatric Neurology

Thomas Boyle, Ph.D.
675 Morris Avenue
Suite 202
Springfield, New Jersey 07081
Diagnostic & Psychological Services

Elliott A. Grossman, M.D.
2780 Morris Avenue
Union, New Jersey 07083
Pediatric Neurologist

Dr. Scott B. Sigmon
1945 Morris Avenue
Union, New Jersey 07083
Psychological testing, counseling and special education advocacy

Children’s Specialized Hospital
150 New Providence Road
Mountainside, New Jersey 07092-2590
908-301-5491 or 1-888-CHILDREN
Contact: Dr. Eveline Treager, Dr. Uday Mehta
Multidisciplinary, communication and diagnostic evaluations

Springfield Associates
675 Morris Avenue
Springfield, New Jersey 07081
Contact: Kenneth Schneider, Ph.D.
Diagnostic Services

Warren County

Coventry Family Practice Center
Phillip B. May, M.D.
755 Memorial Parkway, Unite 17
Phillipsburg, New Jersey 08865
908-454-6303 (call for appointment to be seen Monday evenings)
Multidisciplinary & diagnostic evaluations for ADULTS
Mailing address: Hunterdon Development Center
Clinton, New Jersey 08809-4003

Out of State (also serves NJ region)


Yale Child Study Center
Fred Volkmar, MD
Ami Klin, PhD
Yale University School of Medicine
230 South Frontage Road
New Haven, CT 06510


DuPont Hospital For Children
Division of Developmental Pediatrics
P.O. Box 269
1600 Rockland Road
Wilmington, Delaware 19899
Contact: Rhonda S. Walter, M.D.
Pediatric and Neurodevelopmental diagnostic evaluations

New York

Richard Perry, M.D.
55 West 74th Street
New York, New York 10023
Diagnosis; advocacy-school placement; Psychopharmacology

New York Child Resource Center
350 East 146th Street
Bronx, NY 10451

McCarton Center for Developmental Pediatrics
350 East 82nd Street
New York, New York 10028
Contact: Dr. Cecelia McCarton, M.D.
Developmental pediatrics and diagnostic Services

Seaver Center for Autism Research & Treatment
Mount Sinai School Of Medicine
1 Gustave L. Levy Place
Box 1230
New York, New York 10029
Contact: Eric Hollander, M.D.
Research studies available for children, adolescents, and adults. Includes diagnostic evaluation (if qualify to participate in study)


Center for Autistic Children
3965 Conshohocken Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19131
Fax: 215-878-2082
Website: www. thecenterforautism.org
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Division of Neurology
34th and Civic Center Boulevard
Wood Building, 6th Floor
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104
Neurological Evaluations

Children’s Hospital Specialty Care Center in King of Prussia
East Building 210 Mall Boulevard
West Building 940 Pulaski Drive
King of Prussia, PA 19406

Dr. Gertude A. Barber Center, Inc.
Contact: Julie Kurznia
100 Barber Place
Erie, PA 16507
Fax: 814-454-2771

Neurodevelopmental Pediatrics of the Main Line
James Coplan, MD
919 Conestoga Road
Building 1, Suite 100
Rosemont, PA 19010
Fax: 610-520-2131
Neurodevelopmental Pediatrics of the Main Line PC is the private practice of James Coplan, MD. Dr. Coplan is a developmental pediatrician who specializes in the evaluation and treatment of children with developmental delays and atypical development including autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorder, right hemispheric learning disability and related conditions.

Disclaimer: COSAC maintains this referral list as a service to families. We do not endorse or claim to have personal knowledge of the abilities of those listed. We urge you to make independent judgment when selecting a professional to assist you.