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Laura DeMaria
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  • Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine
Accepting new patients

Appointments: Call 908-673-7505

Locations

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180 South Street Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine

180 South Street
New Providence, NJ 07974
United States

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560 Springfield Avenue Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine

560 Springfield Avenue
Westfield, NJ 07090
United States

Clinical Expertise

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acne
  • Allergies
  • Anemia
  • Anxiety
  • Asthma
  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
  • Behavioral problems
  • Bronchitis
  • Colds
  • Cough
  • Dermatologic Issues
  • Diabetes
  • Ear pain
  • Fatigue
  • Fever
  • Food allergies
  • Gastrointestinal problems
  • Hay fever
  • Headache
  • Hematologic issues
  • Hives
  • Immunizations
  • Infections
  • Insomnia
  • Itching
  • Lower back pain
  • Metabolic disorders
  • Musculoskeletal conditions
  • Neurological diseases
  • Pink eye
  • Preventive care
  • Pulmonary issues
  • Reflux
  • Screenings
  • Sprains
  • Strains
  • Strep throat
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Upper back pain
  • Weight Management
  • Well-child visits

Accepted Insurances

Always check with your health insurance carrier before scheduling any type of service. You can learn the details of your individual health insurance plan, including the amount of your copay, deductible, and coinsurance by visiting your health insurance company's website or by calling their customer service department. Click here to review our list of accepted insurance plans.

Aetna
  • Aetna Medicare PrimeAetna Signature Administrators
  • HMO
  • Meritain
  • Open Access
  • POS
  • AHS - SMG is Tier 1
  • APCN - Aetna Premier Choice Network
  • Axcel Choice POS II
  • Axcel Open Access
  • Choice POS II
  • EPO Select
  • HNO - Health Network Option
  • Liberty - SMG is Tier 1
  • Medicare Advantage - HMO, PPO
  • Choice
  • PPO
  • Signature PPO
  • Assure Premier Plus
AmeriHealth
  • EPO
  • PPO
  • HMO
  • POS
  • Open Access
  • Open Access Plus
  • Local Value
  • Tiered Advantage
  • Advantage
  • HMO Plus
  • POS Plus
  • Regional Preferred
Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Horizon BCBS NJ
  • Empire/Anthem BCBS PPO
  • Federal Program
  • Medicare Advantage
  • Out-of-State BCBS PPO Blue Card
Cigna
  • PPO
  • HMO
  • Open Access
  • Cigna Health Plan (CHP)
  • Choice Fund
  • Indemnity
  • International
  • Open Access Plus
CHN - Consumer Health Network
Clover Medicare Advantage
  • All Plans
Coventry Health Plans
First Health
  • All Plans with First Health Logo
Humana Medicare Advantage
  • PPO
Medicare
  • Traditional Medicare
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Medicare Supplemental Plans
  • Medicare Advantage PPO
Magnacare
  • All plans PPO
Multiplan/PHCS
  • Multiplan/PHCS logo on card - PPO
Oxford Healthplan
  • Freedom
  • Liberty
  • Medicare Advantage
OSCAR
  • Qualcare logo on card
  • OSCAR NJ Individual and Family Plan
  • OSCAR NJ PPO Plan
Qualcare
  • Qualcare logo on card
  • PPO
  • EPO
  • Community Care Network
  • Emblem Health (with Qualcare logo)
  • HIP Prime (with Qualcare logo)
Tricare
  • Traditional Plan
United Healthcare
  • AARP Medicare Complete - HMO, PPOChoice
  • Choice Plus
  • HMO
  • Navigate - EPO, HMO, POS
  • NY SHIP
  • PPO

Training and Education

Board Certification

  • Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, American Nurses Credentialing Center

Graduate

  • Summa Cum Laude, Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ

Undergraduate

  • Cum Laude, Wagner College, Staten Island, NY

About Me

Laura L. DeMaria, RN, MSN, CPNP, specializes in pediatric nursing, including comprehensive and acute care for infants, children, and adolescents with and without chronic illness. She is a clinical professor and preceptor for graduate nurse practitioner students at Seton Hall University, Rutgers University, University of Pennsylvania, and University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ).

Before joining Summit Health, Ms. DeMaria practiced with Paramount Medical Group in New Providence, New Jersey. She also has practiced at Overlook Medical Center in Summit, New Jersey, and UMDNJ Hospital in Newark.

">"I wanted to be a nurse and take care of people, especially children, since I was 4 years old." says Laura. "It's important to me to ensure that each of my pediatric patients receives the best care possible," she adds. "For this reason, I believe in a comprehensive approach to health and wellness that includes considerations for each patient's developmental stage, physical health, psychological / emotional health, behavioral health, and cognitive health from birth to young adulthood."

To her credit, Ms. DeMaria earned the Wagner College Excellence in Community Nursing Award and Overlook Medical Center Honorarium for fostering excellent pediatric care. "I have enjoyed being a preceptor for graduate pediatric nurse practitioner students for more than 15 years. It's gratifying to inspire my students to make thorough, thoughtful clinical assessments and teach them the importance of being respectful to and caring of each patient and family," she says.

Ms. DeMaria is a lifetime member of Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society. She has been featured in the New Jersey Family "New Jersey's Favorite Kids' Docs" listings.

When she is not working with her patients, Ms. DeMaria enjoys spending time with her family, as well as, bicycling, dancing, playing tennis and volunteering.

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Awards and Honors

  • NJ Fave kids doc
  • NJ Fave kids doc