Dennis C. Coffey, MD

Director Pediatric Critical Care; Department Director Pediatrics, Valley Medical Group

Dennis Coffey, MD
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Valley Medical Group
Member, ColigoCare
ColigoCare is a network of physicians working collectively to provide the highest quality care to patients and the community.


VMG - PICU, Ridgewood

223 North Van Dien Avenue
Ridgewood, NJ 07450
Phone: 201-447-8512
Fax: 201-447-8479



MD, UMDNJ - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 1989 - 1993

BA, Princeton University, 1985 - 1989


New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, Critical Care Medicine, 1996 - 1999

Internship & Residency

Children's National Medical Center, Pediatrics, 1993 - 1996

Board Certifications

American Board Of Pediatrics - Certified, 1996

Subspecialty Board Of Pediatric Critical Care Med - Certified, 2002

Get to Know Me

What are some of the specific conditions you treat?

The full spectrum of pediatric critical illnesses from birth to age 21, including but not limited to, respiratory conditions, cardiac issues, systemic infections, trauma, and metabolic/endocrine disturbances.

What techniques or procedures do you use in your practice?

Invasive and non-invasive mechanical respiratory support, central venous and arterial catheterization, lumbar puncture, thora- and para- centesis, multi-modality monitoring and support.

Medical and surgical subspecialty care is provided in our Pediatric ICU under the supervision and coordination of the Pediatric Intensivist.

What would you like patients to know about your approach to care?

In our PICU, we treat the whole family along with the patient.  We coordinate complex care but also provide the frontline face of our services in a way that offers maximal support to children and families in a time of crisis.


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