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If you would like to schedule an appointment to be evaluated by one of spine specialists, please call:

973-972-2323 Option 2

Our professional and friendly staff will guide you through registration.  Most major medical insurance carriers are accepted, and a financial coordinator will review your medical benefits with you ahead prior to your appointment.

Robert F. Heary, MD Ira Goldstein, MD
Office Hours: Tuesday 8:30am-4:30pm Office Hours: Mondays 8:30am-4:30pm
Secretary:  Carmen Reyes Secretary: Siobhan Lawlor
Nurse Practitioner: Sherine Varghese, APN Nurse Practitioner: Ana S. Cadena, APN
Phone: (973) 972 2334 Phone: (973) 972 8211 

Please fill out the following forms and bring them to the appointment.  We ask all patients to bring all/ any reports and films/or CDs of previous diagnostic testing, such as X-Rays, CT-Scans or MRIs etc.

Spine Center of New Jersey

UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School

Neurological Institue of New Jersey
Department of Neurological Surgery
Doctors Office Complex
90 Bergen Street, Suite 8100
Newark, NJ 07103

Appointments: (973) 972 2323
Billing & Insurance: (973) 972 2323
Donations: (973) 679 4686
Website Coordinator: (973) 972 4702
For General Inquiries: (973) 972 2323

Location

The Doctor Office Centers is conveniently located right off  the following major highways;  New Jersey Garden State Parkway ,  Route 280, NJ Turnpike,  and Route 78.  The Doctors Office Complex Building is located on the corner of Bergen Street and 12th Avenue.   Our offices are on the 8th floor.

 The Spine Center of New Jersey is reachable by buses running on West Market Street (#21), 12th Avenue (#34) and South Orange (#31).

If you are traveling by car, you may use the parking garage located at the Corner of Bergen and 12th Ave. (P3 Deck) or use metered street parking.  We recommend that you allow additional time for parking prior to your appointment. 

DO NOT USE THE ANY OF THE COMMERCIAL PARKING LOTS ON THE OPPOSITE SIDE OF BERGEN STREET; THEY ARE PRIVATE AND FOR CUSTOMERS ONLY.  YOUR CAR WILL BE TOWED AWAY IMMEDIATELY FROM THESE LOTS, AT YOUR OWN EXPENSE.

Directions from the Garden State Parkway  (North and South)

Take the Parkway to Exit 145 and follow signs to Route 280 East. Follow signs on 280 reading "First Street, Newark Use 3 Left Lanes."  Within those three lanes, stay in the middle or right lane. You will come to a "T" in the road with a traffic light. Make a right turn onto First Street. At the 3rd light (West Market Street), First Street becomes Bergen Street. The Doctors Office Center (DOC) is the first building on the left after crossing through the fourth traffic light at 12th Avenue.

From 280 East

See above.

From the New Jersey Turnpike and 280 West

Take New Jersey Turnpike – (Exit 15W) take 280 West to the Orange and 6th Street exit (Exit 13). Follow the blue "H" hospital signs. Make the first right turn off the exit ramp and another right at the stop sign onto Orange Street. Turn right at second traffic light onto First Street. Proceed through 4 lights. The Doctors Office Center (DOC) driveway is on the left, directly across from the International House of Pancakes. Note: As you proceed on First Street it becomes Bergen Street.

From Route 78

Take Route 78 to Exit 56, Clinton Avenue. Go straight on Hillside Avenue until the end. Turn left onto Avon Avenue and go one block to Irvine Turner Boulevard. Make a right onto Irvine Turner Boulevard. Make a left onto South Orange Avenue. At the second light on South Orange Avenue, turn right onto Bergen Street. Just before getting to traffic light on 12th Avenue make a right into the Doctors Office Center (DOC) and follow signs to parking area.