Children’s Neurology and Neurosurgery
The Children’s Neuroscience Center at UTHealth provides a broad range of diagnostic and treatment services for children with complex neurological problems including autism, brachial plexus disorders, brain tumors and malformations, cerebral palsy, congenital hydrocephalus, craniofacial disorders, developmental disorders, epilepsy, chronic headache and migraine, head trauma, learning disabilities, movement disorders, myopathy, neurofibromatosis, neurometabolic disorders, neuromuscular disorders, pediatric stroke, peripheral nerve disorders, sleep disorders, spina bifida, Tourette syndrome and tuberous
UTHealth Neurosciences physicians have specialized pediatric neurosurgical expertise in congenital malformations, including Chiari malformation; endoscopic neurosurgery; and treatment for pediatric stroke, spinal deformities and traumatic brain and spine injury.
Care at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital is delivered in a child-friendly, reassuring environment to promote wellbeing and the best possible outcomes. When surgery is required, UTHealth physicians use advanced imaging techniques and minimally invasive procedures that lower patient risk. Onsite sedation is available for imaging studies with care provided by specially trained pediatric anesthesiologists and pediatric nurses.