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Neurological Diagnostic Testing & Screenings | Overlook Medical Center

Diagnostic Tests and Screenings

Although the common symptoms of most spine problems are back, arm, neck or leg pain, the underlying cause of that pain can be different for everyone. Atlantic Orthopedic Institute's spine program specialists at Morristown Medical Center and Overlook Medical Center believe the first step towards successful treatment is accurate diagnostic testing, offered through Atlantic Neuroscience Institute and our orthopedic department.

Morristown Medical Center Diagnostic Services

At the Neuroradiology Department at Morristown Medical Center, board-certified, fellowship-trained neuroradiologists help diagnosis and monitor a wide range of neurological conditions, including disorders of the brain, spine and nervous system.

Our advanced neuroradiology and neurophysiology diagnostics include:

Overlook Medical Center Diagnostic Services

The Neuroradiology Department at Overlook Medical Center diagnoses adults with diseases of the head, neck, spine and brain, including conditions caused by trauma, diseases of the blood vessels, stroke and tumors.

Our advanced neuroradiology and neurophysiology diagnostics include:

  • Angiography, including biplane neuroangiography
  • Computed axial tomography (CT) scan, including:
    • 320-slice CT scan
    • CT angiography and perfusion imaging
  • Electromyography (EMG) and nerve conduction studies
  • Functional magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
  • MRI, including MR angiography
  • MRI with diffusion and perfusion imaging
  • Neurophysiological testing, such as routine electroencephalogram (EEG), video monitored EEG, 24-hour ambulatory EEG and evoked potentials
  • Positron emission tomography (PET)
  • Single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT)
  • X-ray

In addition, Atlantic Rehabilitation’s Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, the Center for Physical Therapy and Sports Rehabilitation at Morristown Medical Center, and Overlook Medical Center’s outpatient physical rehabilitation offers diagnostic services for patients with spine, neck and back pain.

Pediatric Spine, Neck and Back Diagnostics

For younger patients, our child neurology and developmental medicine departments collaborate with our pediatric neurosurgeons and other specialists at Goryeb Children’s Hospital at Morristown Medical Center and Goryeb Children’s Center at Overlook Medical Center to help diagnose children suffering from spine, neck and back pain.

Our state-of-the-art diagnostic technology for pediatric neurology includes:

  • Neurophysiological testing: routine electroencephalogram (EEG), video monitored EEG, 24 hour ambulatory EEG, evoked potentials
  • Electromyography (EMG) and nerve conduction studies
  • MRI
  • Magnetic resonance angiography (MRA)
  • CT scanning, 3D reconstruction CT
  • Angiography

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Morristown Medical Center
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Morristown, NJ 07960
973-971-5000

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99 Beauvoir Avenue
Summit, NJ 07901
908-522-2000

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175 High Street
Newton, NJ 07860
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Hackettstown Medical Center
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Goryeb Children's Hospital
100 Madison Avenue
Morristown, NJ 07960
973-971-5000

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Morristown Medical Center

100 Madison Avenue
Morristown, NJ 07960
973-971-5000

Overlook Medical Center

99 Beauvoir Avenue
Summit, NJ 07901
908-522-2000

Newton Medical Center

175 High Street
Newton, NJ 07860
973-383-2121

Chilton Medical Center

97 West Parkway
Pompton Plains, NJ 07444
973-831-5000

Hackettstown Medical Center

651 Willow Grove Street
Hackettstown, NJ 07840
908-852-5100

Goryeb Children's Hospital

100 Madison Avenue
Morristown, NJ 07960
973-971-5000

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