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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.

Clinical Services 

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 »


  • Timothy Bernard, MD, was appointed by Governor Hickenlooper to the State of Colorado Stroke Advisory Board.
  • Jennifer Armstrong-Wells, MD, MPH, and Timothy Bernard, MD, received a Golden Stethoscope Award from the University of Colorado School of Medicine.
  • Jennifer Disabato, CPNP, presented a poster entitled “Improving Transition to Adult Epilepsy Care: Facilitating Team Communication Using Clinical Decision Support in the EMR” at the 67th Annual Meeting of the American Epilepsy Society. The abstract also was one of 10 chosen for podium presentation at the Pediatric Highlights Session, and was a recipient of a nursing award. The interdisciplinary work highlighted one aspect of an ongoing quality improvement project lead by Disabato with co-investigator Paul Levisohn, MD
  • Dr. Yogendra Raol is the Principal Investigator of the "TRPV1 channel: A potential therapeutic target to treat early-life seizures" project and Dr. Michele Yang is the Principal Investigator of the "Motor neuron disease mechanisms and therapy development using zebrafish as a model system" project.
  • Dr. Alan Seay received the James E. Strain Award from the Children's Hospital Colorado Medical Staff.