Peter Carrazzone, MD

Family Medicine


Lincoln Park

North Haledon

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Family Medicine

Cosmetic Treatments

Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine

Primary Location:

North Haledon Office

535 High Mountain Rd, Suite 111

North Haledon, NJ 07508

P: 973.636.9000

F: 973.636.0913

Additional Location:

Lincoln Park Office

61 Beaver Brook Road, Suite 301

Lincoln Park, NJ 07035

Tel: 973.636.9000

Fax: 973.636.0913


Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI


St. George’s University School of Medicine, Grenada, West Indies


St. Joseph’s Medical Center, Paterson, NJ, Family Practice Program


St. Joseph’s Medical Center, Paterson, NJ, Family Practice Program

Professional Associations:

American Academy of Family Physicians, Fellow

American Board of Family Practice, Diplomate

Academic Appointments:

UMDNJ, Newark, NJ, Clinical Associate Professor

William Paterson University, Wayne, NJ, Nurse Practitioner Program, Clinical Teaching Staff

Seton Hall University, School of Graduate Study, Clinical Assistant Professor

Hospital Affiliations:

St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, Paterson, NJ

St. Joseph’s Hospital, Wayne, NJ

Chilton Medical Centers, Pompton Plains, NJ

Accepts New Patients
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Dr. Peter Carrazzone Blends Data with Experience for Diagnosis and Treatment

“Evidence-based medicine – the conscientious use of clinical information to direct a plan of care – makes a difference in helping a patient achieve longevity and quality of life.”

When Dr. Peter Carrazzone injured his eye in the fifth grade, he discovered his future career. “I was hospitalized, and the doctor who treated me – the ophthalmologist – really inspired me. I knew then that I was going to be a doctor.” He chose family medicine because he enjoyed most every medical rotation. “Family medicine gave me the most robust ability to see everything.”

A large focus of his practice is preventive care. “We strongly monitor our patients to identify problems,” he says. “We offer annual physicals and important screening tests. We talk to them about diet and exercise. If they’re doing something harmful, such as smoking, we want to motivate them to change behaviors so they have a greater chance of a healthier and longer life.”

Wellness is a term that is used a lot, according to Dr. Carrazzone. He cautions patients to be aware of so-called lifeline screenings. “Sometimes, companies offer screenings that don’t give you any information that pertains to your health. That’s why we practice evidence-based medicine. We do screenings that either rule out a potential problem or result in a need for monitoring or treatment.”

He treats babies to seniors, and enjoys getting to know the families at Vanguard. “Knowing the family history and dynamics plays a large role in being a good diagnostician,” he says. “It provides that additional information that is helpful in treating the whole patient.” Importantly, he takes the time to listen, and he sees the patient throughout the whole medical experience, from office to hospital. “Every morning, I do rounds at three hospitals,” he says. “It’s part of our continuity of care.”

When he’s not working, Dr. Carrazzone enjoys hiking, kayaking and spending time with family, including his six children. Visit Dr. Carrazzone’s leadership biography to learn more about his responsibilities as a part of Vanguard’s Executive Team. 

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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 04, 2019

Dr Carrazzone is very caring and professional in his approach

Oct 31, 2019

Dr Carrozzon is really a very good doctor

Oct 27, 2019

Dr. Peter Carrazzone is an outstanding doctor.

Oct 24, 2019

Dr Carrazone is by far the best Dr in New Jersey I would never go to anybody else

Oct 21, 2019

Dr carrazone is the best he's very thorough patient and never rushed me

Oct 09, 2019

Dr. Carrazzone is the best!

Sep 21, 2019

Dr. Carrazzone is absolutely the best!!!!

Aug 27, 2019

Dr. Carrazzone has been my family health provider for over thirty years. This tells it all.

Aug 27, 2019

Dr. Carrazzone has been my primary doctor for about 30 years now and fully trust him with all decision with my health. He has always taken a personal interest in my health.

Aug 04, 2019

Dr. Carrazzone always takes good care of me no matter the reason for my appointment.

Jul 16, 2019

We have been patients of *Dr. Carrazzone for at least 30 years - that says it all. We thing the world of him.