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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. U.S. News & World Report ranked Child Neurology as one of the top 15 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's faculty members - which include physicians, neuropsychologists, researchers, nurse practitioners & physician assistants - 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.

Child Neurology at Children's Colorado treats more than 17,000 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 »


  • “There’s some hope for this horrible disorder, (hope) to improve the lives and quality of life for our children and young adults with SMA....That’s pretty darned exciting," said Julie Parsons, MD, in a January 2018 Coloradoan news story​.

  • Julie Parsons, MD was interviewed for the January 22nd Coloradoan: Family Finds New Hope Thanks to Clinic Drug article​.

  • Julie Parsons, MD is a 2017 Career Teaching Scholars Awardee. The Department of Pediatrics gives the Career Teaching Scholar Award to gifted teachers, both full-time faculty and clinical faculty, who have made outstanding contributions to pediatric education.

  • Andy White, MD, received the 2017 Outstanding Clinician Award from Denver Health​.

  • Amy Brooks-Kayal, MD, was elected for a 4-year term to the North American Commission (NAC) of which the American Epilepsy Society (AES) is a chapter under the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE). She has also been selected to be a Director with the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN).