25 Rockwood Place, Suite 110 Englewood, NJ 07631-4957

  Contact : (201) 894-5805


Lauren V. DeNiro, M.D.

Dr. DeNiro is the current Director of the Certified Stroke Center at Englewood Hospital & Medical Center.   She earned a bachelor degree in biology and neuroscience from The State University of New York at Stony Brook in 2004.  She graduated from the Georgetown University School of Medicine in 2010.   Dr. DeNiro interned at Montefiore Medical Center in Bronx, NY in Internal Medicine.   She also completed her residency in Neurology at Montefiore where she served as Chief Resident. She then completed a Fellowship in Vascular Neurology. She is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

In July of 2015 Dr. DeNiro joined Bergen Neurology Consultants.  She sees patients in general neurology but has particular interest in stroke.

Professional Memberships:

  • American Medical Association
  • American Academy of Neurology
  • American Stroke Association
Rikki Racela, M.D.

Dr. Racela graduated from Princeton and completed his training at NYU Medical Center. He is board certified in Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology with subspecialties in EMG testing and epilepsy

Hakkyung Kovacs, N.P.C.

Nurse Kovacs' extensive experience in managing spine care patients has been a welcome addition to our practice.

Yun-Beom Choi, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Choi attended The Bronx High School of Science and Harvard College. In 2000 he graduated from Harvard Medical School with an M.D. and Ph.D. in Neuroscience. Dr Choi is fluent in Korean.

Kirk Levy, M.D.

Dr. Levy joined Bergen Neurology Consultants in 1999. He is board certified in Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology with subspecialties in epilepsy and sleep medicine.