Neurosurgical Associates of Central Jersey
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Our compassionate, highly skilled team of surgeons—Dr. James Chimenti and Dr. Richard V. Buonocore—are experts in neurological and spinal care.

In addition to treating a range of neurological conditions, from brain and pituitary tumors to pinched nerves and trigeminal neuralgia, they provide surgical services for such disorders as spinal compression fractures and herniated disks, traditionally remedied by spinal orthopedists. They are so well respected and trusted in the field of neurosurgery that they are frequently called upon to care for medical colleagues and their families and friends.

James M. Chimenti, MD NEURO

James M. Chimenti, MD

Dr. James Chimenti has extensive experience in minimally invasive neurosurgery and has special interest in both complex and minimally invasive procedures, as well as brain tumor treatmentstereotactic radiosurgery and the surgical management of pain.

Richard V. Buonocore, MD

Richard V. Buonocore, MD

Dr. Richard V. Buonocore is a neurosurgeon with a special interest in stereotactic radiosurgery. He joined Neurosurgical Associates of Central Jersey in 2019. Before coming to Neurosurgical Associates of Central Jersey, Dr. Buonocore has held positions at practices in Pennsylvania and Maryland.

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