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Capital Health Medical Center - Hopewell
One Capital Way
Pennington, NJ 08534
Phone: (800)637-2374

Capital Health Medical Center - Regional Medical Center
750 Brunswick Avenue
Trenton, NJ 08638
Phone: (609) 394-6000

CentraState Medical Center

901 W Main St
Freehold, NJ 07728
Phone: (732) 431-2000

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
One Hamilton Health Place
Hamilton, NJ 08690
Phone: (609)586-7900​


Tricia Cattani graduated summa cum laude in 2012 from LaSalle University as a family nurse practitioner. Prior to becoming a nurse practitioner she was a nurse in the Emergency Room at Capital Health System for 10 years.  While employed in the ER she received both Nurse of the Year and Nursing Excellence awards.  

​In addition, she worked for several years in an inpatient psychiatric unit at Capital Health. She is a member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Tricia has been with Bucks Mercer Neurology since 2016. 

Vijay S. Pampana, MD
Pediatric Neurology, Clinical Neurology

Dr. Pampana is a Board Certified Neurologist with special qualifications in Pediatric Neurology, and see patients of all ages. He specializes in Epilepsy and ADHD treatments, and comes to Bucks Mercer Neurology from JFK Medical Center in Edison, N.J., where he completed a Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship.

Previously, Dr. Pampana completed a Child Neurology Residency with SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., as well as a Pediatric Residency with New York Medical College/Metropolitan Hospital in Manhattan.

Board Certified by the American Academy of Neurolgy, Dr. Pampana attended medical school in his native India (Osmania Medical College), where he was top-ranked student, as well as a notable cricket and basketball performer for his college teams. He began his medical career as a Compulsory Rotating Resident Intern with Osmania General Hospital in India, and also participated in many community health efforts.

Dr. Pampana is also Board Certified in Clinical Neurophysiology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) and in Clinical Neurophysiology by the American Board of Clinical Neurophysiology (ABCN).

James Ware Jr. MD.  is the current Medical Director of the Primary Stroke Center at CentraState Medical  Center.  He was previously the Director of Comprehensive and Primary Stroke Centers at Capital Health. 

He completed a fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital at New Brunswick.  He completed his Neurology training at Health Science Center at Brooklyn, NY.  He served as Chief Resident in his third year of training. He completed his internship at UMDNJ/NJ  - Medical School,  Newark, NJ.  He is graduate of UMDNJ/NJ Medical School.   He has participated  in research studies in Stroke and Clinical Neurophysiology.  

​He has appeared on several occasions in both radio and TV discussing various topics in Cerebral Vascular Disease. He has been in Neurologic practice for 25 years. He is currently in private practice with Bucks Mercer Neurology , which he founded in 2013. And Caring Neurology which he founded in 2018.  He is board certified in Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology and Vascular Neurophysiology.

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Tricia Cattani, APN, MSN, RN
Clinical Neurology, Neurohospitalist

Saint Francis Medical Center

601 Hamilton Ave
Trenton, NJ 08629
Phone: (609) 599-5000

Saint Mary's Medical Center

1201 Newtown-Langhorne Rd
Langhorne, PA 19047
Phone: (215) 710-2000

University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro
One Plainsboro Road
Plainsboro, NJ 08536
Phone: (609)853-7000

James A. Ware , MD
Clinical Neurophysiology
Neurology, Neurohospitalist,​Vascular Neurology