Pediatric Neuroscience Symposium

Children with Neurological and Neurosurgical Conditions:
An Update for Pediatricians

Save the Date: September 17, 2022
Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital
Hermann Pavilion Conference Center
6411 Fannin St.
Houston, TX 77030

Join us for an informative conference about neurological and neurosurgical conditions. This educational event will include an overview of current and changing concepts in the care of children with neurological conditions.

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7:30 a.m. Breakfast/Registration
8:10 a.m. Welcome — David Sandberg, MD, and Gretchen Von Allmen, MD
8:15 a.m. Headache in Children and Adolescents — Pamela Lupo, MD
8:45 a.m. Chiari Malformation: When to Refer and Treatment Options — Brandon Miller, MD, PhD
9:15 a.m. Neonatal and Childhood Stroke: What are the causes, and what do we do about it? — Stuart Fraser, MD
9:45 a.m. What’s Wrong with My Baby’s Head Shape? — Phuong Nguyen, MD
10:15 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. First Time Seizures in Childhood: Everything That Falls or Shakes — Jeremy Lankford, MD
11 a.m. Closed Loop Stimulation for Medically Refractory Epilepsy—Manish N. Shah, MD
11:30 a.m. Diagnosing Autism Early and Impact of Treatment—Pauline Filipek, MD
Noon Lunch
12:45 p.m. Detection and Evaluation of Neurodevelopmental Delay—Sonia Varghese, MD
1:15 p.m. A Decade of In-Utero Repair for the Child with Spina Bifida: Is It Worth the Effort?—Stephen Fletcher, DO
1:45 p.m. Pediatric Neurogenic Bladder: My child has spina bifida, so what does the future hold?—Jason Au, MD
2:15 p.m. Break
2:30 p.m. Cognitive and Language Development and Problems in Childhood—Amanda Child, PhD
3 p.m. Management of Arachnoid Cysts and Other Brain Cysts—David Sandberg, MD
3 p.m. Management of Arachnoid Cysts and Other Brain Cysts—David Sandberg, MD
3:30 p.m. Discussion
4 p.m. Adjourn

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