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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.

Clinical ServicesCLINICAL SERVICES
Child Neurology at Children's Colorado treats more than 17,000 patients per year  MORE »



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



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


HIGHLIGHTS & NEWS

  • Children’s Hospital Colorado is an enrollment site for the Epilepsy Genetics Initiative (EGI), a signature program of CURE (Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy). Drs. Kristen Park and Scott Demarest, head EGI at this site. EGI’s medical partners help to enroll patients in EGI and deliver results.
  • Dr. Kevin Chapman and the entire Epilepsy/EMU/EEG team received reaccreditation as a Level 4 NAEC Epilepsy Center at Children’s Hospital Colorado.
  • Scott Turner, MSN, FNP defended his final DNP Capstone Project in April 2016 on the Neurology Headache QIP and received an Exceptional Pass. He was chosen by his DNP peers to deliver a brief address at graduation on their behalf.
  • Dr. Timothy Bernard received a 2016 Golden Stethoscope Award for Best Patient/Physician Communication Skills from the CU SOM Foundations of Doctoring and the Office of Community-based Medical Education.
  • Dr. Jan Ludke received the American Academy of Neurology’s 2016 Annual Meeting Resident Research Travel Scholarship for her work entitled, “Neurologic Follow-Up of 12 Colorado Children with Acute Flaccid Myelitis at One Year.”