Juvenile dermatomyositis (inflammation of muscles and skin)
Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA)
Periodic Fever Syndromes (including PFAPA and Familial Mediterranean Fever)
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Training and Education
American Board of Pediatrics- General Pediatrics, Pediatric Rheumatology
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
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.
Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center
Morristown Medical Center
Overlook Medical Center
Dr. Guzman was thorough and kind in our appointment. We appreciate her patience and expertise!
Dr. Guzman has a great way of communicating with my son. She is very patient and understanding.
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.