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What Is Pediatric Neurology?

Pediatric neurology is a branch of medicine that studies and treats the nervous system, including the brain, spinal cord and nerves. Gillette Children’s is a regional leader in pediatric neurology and pediatric neurosurgery.


Conditions Pediatric Neurology Treats

Our neurology department cares for children, teens and adults who have complex neurological conditions and injuries that affect the spinal cord, neck, nerves and/or brain.

Some of the conditions that most often require neurological care include:


Tests and Treatments

For children, teens and adults who need neurological care, our leading neurology doctors use the latest technology and techniques to diagnose and treat a wide variety of conditions.

Early care is critically important in cases of neurological and neurodevelopmental delays. 

 A typical neurology test, treatment or evaluation might include:

Your Care Team

Your family can trust the expertise of our neurology team, which is made up of healthcare professionals who specialize in neurological conditions and injuries. Additionally, our pediatric nurse practitioners provide expert clinical care and patient and family support.

    If your child has a complex neurological condition or injury, internationally recognized Gillette specialists will work closely with you in a family-centered neurology clinic to create a customized treatment plan.


    Integrated Care

    If your child needs specialized treatment for a complex neurological condition, they might work with a child neurologist to treat one or more of the following:

    Seizures and epilepsy

    Acquired brain injuries

    Neurodevelopmental delays

    Complex movement disorders

    Children, teens, and adults who have complex disorders often have many needs beyond neurological care. Our neurologists often collaborate with providers in the following specialties:

    Rehabilitation medicine

    Comprehensive inpatient rehabilitation

    Rehabilitation therapies



    Neurosciences inpatient care


    Sleep medicine

    Radiology and imaging

    Adult Services


    Get a Second Opinion

    Getting a second opinion is particularly helpful with a complex or unclear diagnosis or treatment that is no longer working.  Often having another expert’s opinion can help you feel more knowledgeable and confident when taking the next steps to care for your child.  

    Online Second Opinion


    Services vary by location. For all locations, visit Locations.