Neurology

The Pediatric Neurology Practice at Valley Children’s provides diagnostic services, medical treatment, and follow-up care to infants, children, and adolescents who have suspected or confirmed neurological disorders. Our board-certified neurologists and epileptologists manage and treat a variety of patients, including those with seizures, epilepsy, neuromuscular disorders and other neurologic conditions.

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Valley Children's Hospital is accredited by the NAEC as a level 3 epilepsy center. Level 3 epilepsy centers have the professional expertise and facilities to provide high-level, comprehensive medical evaluation and treatment for patients with complex epilepsy.

Our expertise includes

  • Seizures and epilepsy
  • Headaches
  • Neuromuscular disorders
  • Movement disorders
  • Spasticity management

Clinical programs including the most advanced technology/procedures

  • Multidisciplinary Muscular Dystrophy Clinic
  • Routine and video EEG
  • Vagal nerve stimulator (VNS)
  • Botox injection for the management of spasticity
  • Ketogenic Diet Program
  • Epilepsy Surgery Program

Diagnostic Procedures

  • Neurological exam
  • Routine and Video EEG
  • Evoke Potential Examinations
  • MRI
  • Genetic diagnostic tools
  • Genetic screening
  • Muscle biopsy
  • Routine metabolic screening

Multidisciplinary Services

We work in collaboration with other multidisciplinary subspecialties to evaluate and treat conditions commonly associated with the specialty and utilize the services of our dedicated pediatric nurse practitioners, therapists, pharmacists, nurses, dietitians, social workers and interpreters to help ensure the best, comprehensive care for each child.