Pediatric Neurology & Neurosurgery

Nurse Jackie Miller examines a young patient

Life-Changing Care for Children with Neurological Disorders

Our pediatric neurologists and neurosurgeons work closely together to coordinate effective, comprehensive and innovative treatment plans for children with neurological illnesses. As leaders in pediatric neuroscience research, our experts are also aggressively exploring new strategies to optimize and individualize care for the entire spectrum of pediatric neurological disease.

Distinguished Expertise in Pediatric Neurological Disease

At the University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children's Hospital, our neurology and neurosurgery experts provide exceptional care for the most challenging pediatric neurological diseases.

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Pediatric neurologists Dr. Julia Henry, Dr. Douglas Nordli, Dr. Chalongchai Phitsanuwong reviewing data on a large screen
Meet Our Experts

The experts on our team pride themselves on being at the forefront of pediatric care. That's why our comprehensive team of pediatric specialists, nurses and support staff spends so much one-on-one time with all of the children and their families, as we know first-hand the profound effect that caring and compassion can have on a child's prognosis.

Neurosurgeon Issam Awad, MD, examining a young patient
Leaders in Pediatric Neuroscience

Our patients often have access to new treatments years before they are widely available at other medical centers. Many of our neurologists and neurosurgeons are actively exploring promising new therapies for neurocutaneous disorders, epilepsy, neurofibromatosis and other neurological problems that affect children.