Meet Our Team

Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorder Center at the Barnabas Health Ambulatory Care Center


Physician Assistant

Jacqueline Cristini, PA-C, MMSc., is a Physician Assistant who specializes in Movement Disorders and Deep Brain Stimulation programming at Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center. With a focus on comprehensive care for patients with movement disorders, she also puts a strong emphasis on educational community outreach programs.

Ms. Cristini has a Bachelor’s Degree from Wagner College in Staten Island, NY and received her Physician Assistant Certification from Bayley Seton Hospital in Staten Island, NY and a Master of Medical Science degree from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, FL.

Prior to joining Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center, she was the Director of the Deep Brain Stimulation Program at the New Jersey Neuroscience Institute, JFK Medical Center, Edison, NJ. She has served as a co-investigator on numerous phase 3 and phase 4 clinical trials. Ms. Cristini has published four book chapters and a number of abstracts. She received the Outstanding Humanitarian Physician Assistant award in 2012 from the NJ State Society of Physician Assistants.