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The Pediatric Neurology Unit diagnoses and treats infants, children and adolescents will the full spectrum of neurological conditions. These include:
The Angelman Syndrome Program at MassGeneral Hospital for Children, in partnership with the Angelman Syndrome Foundation, aims to provide comprehensive clinical care to individuals with Angelman syndrome.
The Partners Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Center is dedicated to caring for children and adolescents with Multiple Sclerosis and related demyelinating disorders such as acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM). 617-726-2664
Tanuja Chitnis, MD, DirectorMark Patrick Gorman, MDDavid Rintell, EdD, PsychologistEllen O'Donnell PhD, NeuropsychologistGretchen Timmel MSc, Educational LiaisonCatherine Becker RN, Nurse
Leukodystrophies are a heterogeneous group of brain disorders in which brain and sometimes-peripheral nerve myelin is abnormally produced or destroyed. 617-724-6510
Florian Eichler, MD
The Pediatric Learning Disorders Unit combines Child Neurology and Psychology services to diagnose and manage a broad spectrum of cognitive deficits in children. 617-726-2664
Florence Lai, MD
TheNeurofibromatosis Clinicoffers a comprehensive initial evaluation to all children who have been diagnosed with neurofibromatosis. 617-724-7856
Scott Plotkin, MD, PhDFawn Leigh, MD
The Neurogenetics/Mitochondrial Disorders Unit offers diagnostic evaluation, consultative assistance and management for infants, children and adults with neurodevelopmental/neurometabolic disorders including enzyme replacement therapy. 617-726-5732
Katherine Sims, MD
The Neonatal and Infant Neurology Follow-Up Program sees children with a wide variety of neonatal and infant neurological problems, including developmental and neuromuscular problems and seizure disorders of infancy. 617-726-6093
Kalpathy S. Krishnamoorthy, MD
The Neuro-Oncology Program provides a coordinated, multidisciplinary approach in evaluating and caring for pediatric patients with tumors of the nervous system and neurologic complications caused by cancer. 617-726-2737
This clinic evaluates and treats for all neurological diseases and disorders. 617-726-6093
Attendings: Verne Caviness, MD; David Holtzman, MDRobin Jones, MD; Kalpathy Krishnamoorthy, MDKatherine Sims, MD
Ronald Thibert, DO, MsPH is a pediatric epileptologist in the Pediatric Epilepsy Program at MGHfC and the Lurie Center for Autism, specializing in the treatment of children with difficult to control seizures. He has a special interest in children with autistic spectrum disorders, especially those with Angelman syndrome and duplications of chromosome 15q (Dup15q). He is the director of both the Angelman syndrome clinic and the Dup15q Center at MGHfC and the Lurie Center and the majority of his clinical research focuses on the treatment of seizures in these 2 genetic disorders.
The Neuroscience Center at MassGeneral Hospital for Children is a growing program designed to accelerate research and provide state-of-the-art care for children with neurological disorders.
Neurology Bicentennial Celebration, October 13, 2011. Past History of MGH Neurology; Overview of MGH Neurology; Telestroke and Acute Stroke Service; Neurodegenerative Disorders; Pediatric Neurology.
MGHfC Pediatric Neurology
Yawkey Center for Outpatient Care
To schedule an appointment with a MassGeneral for Children pediatric specialist, please call 888-644-3248 or complete our online appointment form to request an appointment.
Physicians may call 888-644-3211 or use the online referral form and the Access & New Appointment Center will call your patient within 1 business day.
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