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Pediatric Neurology

The Pediatric Neurology Department provides general medical care for neurological disorders in children at the hospital’s main campus as well as other outpatient centers conveniently located throughout south Florida which are staffed by pediatric neurologists.

 

Our program is also nationally recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best pediatric neurology and neurosurgery programs.

Neurological Diseases & Disorders

  • Arachnoid Cysts
  • Bone Dysplasia/Achondroplasia
  • Brachial Plexus Injury
  • Brain Tumor
  • Chiari/Syringomyelia
  • Craniofacial Abnormalities
  • Craniosynostosis
  • Epilepsy 
  • Fetal  CNS Abnormalities
  • Fibrous Dysplasia
  • Hydrocephalus
  •    Ventriculoperitoneal shunting
  • Macrocephaly
  • Neural Tube Defects
  •    Meningocele repair   
  •    Myelomeningocele
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Plagiocephaly
  • Pseudotumor Cerebri
  • Skull Fracture
  • Spasticity/Cerebral Palsy
  • Spinal Cord Injury/Disc Herniation/Back Pain
  • Stroke/Cerebrovascular Aneurysm/Moya Moya
  • Tethered Spinal Cord
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Vascular Malformations

 

The Division of Pediatric Neurology provides comprehensive diagnosis, evaluation and treatment of a wide range of neurological disorders in children:

ADHD

Center for Attention Deficit and Associated Disorders at Nicklaus Children's Hospital, formerly Miami Children's Hospital:
(305) 662-8330

Autism

Autism Program at Nicklaus Children's Dan Marino Outpatient Center:
Roberto Tuchman, MD
(954) 385-6276

Brachial plexus injury

Brachial Plexus Program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital, formerly Miami Children's Hospital:
John Grossman, MD
(305) 666-2004

Brain Tumor

Brain Tumor program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital, formerly Miami Children's Hospital:
John Ragheb, MD
(305) 662-8386

Epilepsy

Comprehensive Epilepsy Program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital, formerly Miami Children's Hospital:
Michael Duchowny, MD
(305) 663-6819

Headache

Headache Program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital, formerly Miami Children's Hospital:
Neuro Network Partners
(305) 662-8330

Ion Channel Epilepsy

Ion Channel Epilepsy Program focusing on Dravet Syndrome (SMEI-severe myoclonic epilepsy of infancy), GEFS+(Genetic epilepsy with febrile seizures plus), and SMEB (Severe myoclonic epilepsy of infancy borderline):
Ian Miller, MD
(786) 624-3536

Neurogenetics-Metabolic Disorders

Neurogenetics-a multidisciplinary program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital, formerly Miami Children's Hospital:
Parul Jayakar, MD
(786) 624-4717

Sleep disorders

Sleep Disorders Clinic at Nicklaus Children's Hospital, formerly Miami Children's Hospital:
Marcel Deray, MD
(305) 662-8330

Spasticity

Spasticity Program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital, formerly Miami Children's Hospital:
Migvis Monduy, MD
(305) 274-8243

Tuberous Sclerosis

Tuberous Sclerosis-a multi-disciplinary program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital, formerly Miami Children's Hospital:
Michael Duchowny, MD
Ian Miller, MD
(786) 624-3536

Training

All of the physicians in the Division of Pediatric Neurology are trained in Pediatric Neurology. Their training includes four years of medical school, postgraduate training in pediatrics (typically 2-3 years), and postgraduate training in neurology (typically 3 years). Many of the child neurologists at Nicklaus Children's Hospital, formerly Miami Children's Hospital, have additional training or interest in one area of neurology such as epilepsy, neuromuscular conditions, sleep medicine, pain management, or movement disorders.

For additional information about pediatric neurology or to make an appointment, please call (305) 662-8330.

Please address inquiries by email to neuro@mch.com


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