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Child Neurology Faculty at The Children's Hospital

Welcome to Child Neurology

The Department of Pediatrics Section of Child Neurology is nationally recognized for providing outstanding consultation, clinical care, and surgery for children and adolescents with neurological disorders. USNWR ranked Child Neurology as one of the top 20 programs in the nation.

Services offered include comprehensive evaluation and treatment of neurological disorders, parent and patient education, comprehensive neurological consultation services, and inpatient and outpatient treatment.

Child Neurology currently has over 40 pediatric faculty members - including physicians, neuropsychologists, researchers, and nurse practitioners & physician assistants. These faculty members are active in teaching, scholarship, advocacy, and translational and clinical research in the neurosciences that will lead to improved treatment options for patients with neurological disorders.

As the largest medical center in the western region providing such broad expertise, Child Neurology at Children's Hospital Colorado is the referral center for children and adolescents with neurological disorders for much of the western U.S.

Please explore our Web site for more information, and contact us if you have any questions.

Child Neurology at Children's Colorado treats more than 13,000 patients per year  MORE »

We offer a variety of educational programs including a 3-year, ACGME-accredited Residency Program  MORE »

Clinical and translational neuroscience investigations focus on improving understanding and treatment  MORE »


  • Teri Schreiner, MD was interviewed by NBC’s Today Show, on January 28th as part of a story on enterovirus and acute flaccid myelitis. She is also the second author on Lancet article "A cluster of acute flaccid paralysis and cranial nerve dysfunction temporally associated with an outbreak of enterovirus D68 in children in Colorado, USA".
  • Kevin Chapman, MD, and Craig Press, MD, were part of a panel interviewed about CBD use for children with Epilepsy at the American Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting in Seattle the beginning of December. Dr. Chapman is featured in the resulting story aired by NBC station K5 in Seattle.
  • Jennifer Disabato, CPNP, was awarded the Rocky Mountain Chapter of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioner’s (NAPNAP) 2014 Fellow of the Year.
  • Timothy Bernard, MD, will be the Director of Clinical Research at Children's Clinical Research Organization (CCRO).
  • Teri Schreiner, MD, was interviewed by the CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley regarding the Enterovirus D68. The story aired on Wednesday, October 1st, CBS Evening News Episode.
  • Amy Brooks-Kayal, MD, was appointed a position on the National Advisory Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NANDS) Council and the NINDS Anticonvulsant Screening Program (ASP) review committee. Brooks-Kayal is also the president of the American Epilepsy Society.
  • Jennifer Armstrong-Wells, MD, MPH, had her article entitled “Inflammatory predictors of neurologic disability after preterm premature rupture of membranes” accepted for publication in an upcoming issue of the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.