Christina Bottiglierie, PA-C

Family Medicine


North Haledon Office

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Professional Associations:

American Association of Physician Assistants


Natural Science, Cum Laude, St. Peter’s College, Jersey City, NJ


Master of Science, Physician Assistant, University of Medicine and Dentistry, SHRP, Piscataway, NJ

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Christina Bottiglierie Advocates for Her Patients

“When patients are educated about their health, it becomes a two-way street where they are actively involved in the decision process. The result is better care.”

Christina Bottiglierie has the distinct memory of folding laundry with her father and telling him of her future career choice. “I want to go into medicine,” 5-year-old Christina said. But it wasn’t until college that she found the perfect fit, becoming a physician assistant.

Now she’s not only a seasoned physician assistant at Vanguard but also a role model for future PAs. Students from the Robert Wood Johnson Rutgers program in Piscataway and Kean University train under her as part of their course work. She also precepts “pre-PAs” – students in high school and college who are considering physician assistance as a future career.

Christina enjoys the variety in a family medicine practice, from pediatrics to women’s health to chronic care and more. She prides herself on being an advocate as well as an educator for her patients. “When I work with children who have special needs, I’ll counsel the parent on how to approach the school district, the questions to ask and what the school should provide,” she says. “When my patients are employees of the state or county, I educate them about the NJWELL program, where they can get money back for getting physicals. Certain insurances will give you free bike helmets for kids. I spend the time and talk to my patients, and make sure that they understand how they can play a role in their health.”

She’s also a certified Department of Transportation medical examiner, one of the few in New Jersey. This allows her to conduct the detailed physicals required for bus and truck drivers with commercial drivers’ licenses.

When she’s not working, Christina is involved in running groups and does Spartan races with her kids. “You have time for what you want to make time for,” she says. “That’s what I always tell my patients.”

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The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our independent rating system, the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.

Nov 16, 2017

*Christina is always upbeat and spends time with patients!

Nov 13, 2017

Christina is amazing! she really cares and takes the time to listen.

Nov 09, 2017

*Christina never rushes patients. Spends time asking & answering questions.

Nov 06, 2017

no negative comments

Nov 02, 2017

absolutely loved the PA "Christine". daughter felt more comfortable than with the doctor.

Oct 30, 2017


Oct 17, 2017

*Christina was so kind and really spent time understanding my concerns.

Oct 06, 2017

Christina is the best health professional we have ever had. My whole family uses her

Sep 19, 2017

very knowledgeable & sympathetic

Sep 11, 2017

*Christina is the best. I was having issues with my gyno and went to *Christina for further info. She went through all my options in a comforting way and made me feel completely supported (unlike my gyno).

Sep 01, 2017

miss Bottaglieri has always been very warm veryf friendly and very helpful.

Aug 31, 2017

Christina is wonderful. couldn't ask for a better person.

Aug 15, 2017

*Christina was ABSOLUTELY WONDERFUL! (I came in for anxiety.) I have already referred my daughter to *Christina, my daughter also loved her.

Aug 11, 2017

Christina was so wonderful I am switching offices.

Aug 01, 2017

I had a sense of relief after my appointment.

Jul 28, 2017

I consider Christina "my" personal provider. That says everything in terms of how well her I rate her overall.

Jul 22, 2017


Jul 04, 2017

Christine is always pleasant and easy to talk to. She always shows concern about any issues I may be having.

Jun 20, 2017

Christine was very good and I would recommend her to my friends and family

Jun 06, 2017