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Pediatric Neuroscience

 

​​Boys Town Pediatric Neuroscience provides comprehensive life-changing care to children with neurological conditions. To us, that means caring for the whole child from medical diagnosis and treatment to wrap-around services that address physiological, social, emotional and co-occurring conditions. 

Our team of board certified, fellowship trained physicians specialize in the medical care, diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the nervous system, such as:

  • Migraines
  • Concussions
  • Tic disorders
  • Abnormal movements
  • Seizures and staring spells

Should your patient need more complex neurological care, our specialists bring expertise in:

Comprehensive Care

Children with neurological conditions often require comprehensive care and services as they grow. At Boys Town Hospital, your patients will have direct access to:

  • The pediatric Epilepsy Monitoring Unit is a specially designed inpatient unit that focuses on more advanced diagnostic evaluation with EEG. Hospital stays typically are three to five days when seizures are observed in patients to determine specific diagnoses.

  • A team of board-certified child and adolescent psychiatrists work alongside our pediatric neurologists in managing and treating neurodevelopmental problems and spectrum disorders. Our child and adolescent psychologists provide ongoing individual and family support.

  • We offer the most advanced MRI imaging technology available with a spacious and adjustable exam environments comfortable for children. Our CT scanner tailors radiation dosage based on a child’s weight and age.

  • We have a team of genetic counselors onsite to work with patients and their families that are dealing with various genetic disorders. The ability of genetic testing to identify a specific diagnosis is expanding, allowing specialists to answer questions such as who else in the family may develop neurological problems.

  • Our certified dieticians are trained in specific dieting therapies for chronic health conditions, such as the Keto genetic diet in severe epilepsy patients. We work with patients and families to create tailored plans based on a patient’s specific health needs and follow up to ensure patients are following and benefiting from their nutrition plans.

  • Boys Town National Research Hospital is recognized world-wide as a center of excellence for research and clinical care related to the diagnosis of hearing and balance disorders. Our board certified otolaryngologists and nationally-certified audiologists and speech-language pathologists provide expert care for children with hearing, balance and related communication disorders.

  • Our pediatric ophthalmologists specialize in the medical care, diagnosis and treatment of vision disorders and diseases that are unique to children.


 

 

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