New Jersey Spinal Medicine and Surgery (NJSMS) complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.NJSMS does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

NJSMS provides free aids and services to people with disabilities to communicate effectively with us, such as:

  • Qualified sign language interpreters;
  • Written information in other formats (large print, audio, accessible electronic formats, other formats)

NJSMS provides free language services to people whose primary language is not English, such as Information written in other languages

If you need these services, contactNJSMS’s Compliance Officer.

  • Name: Lanie Duffey
  • Mailing Address: 266 Harristown Road, Glen Rock, NJ 07452
  • Telephone number: (201) 251-7725
  • Fax: (201) 251-2599


If you believe that NJSMS has failed to provide these services or discriminated in another way on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex, you can file a grievance with NJSMS Compliance Officer. You can file a grievance in person or by mail, fax, or email. If you need help filing a grievance,NJSMS Compliance Officer is available to help you.


You can also file a civil rights complaint with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights, electronically through the Office for Civil Rights Complaint Portal, available at https://ocrportal.hhs.gov/ocr/portal/lobby.jsf , or by mail or phone at: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 200 Independence Avenue, SW Room 509F, HHH Building Washington, D.C. 20201 1-800-368-1019, 800-537-7697 (TDD).


Complaint forms are available at http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/office/file/index.html.

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