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Marla Guzman, MD, FAAP
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  • Pediatric Rheumatology
  • Infusion Center
Accepting new patients

Appointments: Call 908-739-3235


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890 Mountain Avenue Pediatric Rheumatology

890 Mountain Avenue
3rd Floor
New Providence, NJ 07974
United States

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Berkeley Heights Pediatric Rheumatology

1 Diamond Hill Road
4th Floor
Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922
United States

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2 Brighton Road Pediatric Rheumatology

2 Brighton Road
2nd Floor
Clifton, NJ 07012
United States

Clinical Expertise

  • Acute Rheumatic Fever
  • Amplified Musculoskeletal Pain Syndrome (AMPS)
  • Anti-Phospholipid Antibody Syndrome
  • CNO (chronic nonbacterial osteomyelitis)
  • Henoch-Schonlein Purpura (HSP)
  • Hypermobility
  • IBD related arthritis
  • Joint Pain
  • Juvenile dermatomyositis (inflammation of muscles and skin)
  • Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA)
  • Localized Scleroderma
  • Lupus
  • Lyme arthritis
  • Periodic Fever Syndromes (including PFAPA and Familial Mediterranean Fever)
  • Post-infectious arthritis
  • Raynaud's Phenomenon
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sjogren’s Syndrome
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Uveitis

Accepted Insurances

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Training and Education

Board Certification

  • American Board of Pediatrics- General Pediatrics, Pediatric Rheumatology

Medical School

  • St. George's University School of Medicine, Grenada, West Indies


  • Psychology, New York University, New York, NY


  • Pediatrics, Goryeb Children's Hospital-Atlantic Health System, Morristown, NJ


  • Pediatric Rheumatology, Cohen Children's Medical Center-Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell, New Hyde Park, NY

About Me

Marla Guzman, MD, FAAP, is a member of Summit Health’s Pediatric Rheumatology department. Dr. Guzman works with children and adolescents who are afflicted with autoimmune or autoinflammatory conditions. She has additional specialty training in intra-articular corticosteroid injections.
Dr. Guzman uses a team-based approach to patient care, working with general pediatricians and pediatric subspecialists. She utilizes her extensive knowledge to educate patients and their families about diagnosis, treatments, outcomes, and available resources. Her passion for her practice helps her “empower children with autoimmune and autoinflammatory conditions to live happy, healthy, normal lives.”
Dr. Guzman is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American College of Rheumatology, and the Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance. She has served as an Executive Committee member in the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Rheumatology. She has also co-authored several journal articles on multiple topics, including childhood-onset lupus and presented her research at national conferences.  
When not in the office with patients, Dr. Guzman enjoys hiking and cycling, traveling, and eating new cuisines.

English, Spanish

Hospital Affiliations

  • Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center
  • Morristown Medical Center
  • Overlook Medical Center

Patient Testimonials

Marla Guzman, MD, FAAP

Dr. Guzman was thorough and kind in our appointment. We appreciate her patience and expertise!

Annalise, Summit Health Patient
Marla Guzman, MD, FAAP

Dr. Guzman has a great way of communicating with my son. She is very patient and understanding.

Jake, Summit Health Patient
Marla Guzman, MD, FAAP

The nurses and Dr. Guzman were amazing. Everyone was so respectful of how my child is feeling and took copious notes. I felt like all those involved really where their for my child.

Alexandra, Summit Health Patient

Research and Publications

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