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Pediatric Neurology

The SLUCare Physician Group neurology team at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of a range of diseases affecting the nervous system, brain, spinal cord, nerves and muscles.

Combining advanced technology with collaborative, integrated care we’re here to help your family navigate this journey. We tailor your child’s care needs offering them the best care possible.

Pediatric Neurology Expertise

Caring for children’s with neurological conditions requires an experienced team of experts. Your child’s care team will include board-certified pediatric neurosurgeons, neurologists, neuroimaging specialists, as well as nurses, social workers, child life team members and other pediatric specialists as needed.

Together our team strives to make sure your child:

  • Receives the most comprehensive care
  • Reaches the highest level of brain functioning and development

Neurological Conditions We Treat

We treat babies, adolescents and teens with many different types of neurological conditions, including:

Neurological problems can affect children and their families in many ways. These conditions can cause developmental delays as well as anxiety for the family. As a parent, you naturally want your child to receive the best medical treatment. SSM Health Cardinal Glennon provides that superior medical treatment.

Pediatric Neurological Tests & Procedures

Tests and procedures we may use to accurately diagnose or treat your child may include:

  • Angiography
  • Skin or muscle biopsy
  • CT, MRI and other digital imaging 
  • Electroencephalography (EEG)
  • EMG – electromyography / NCV – nerve conduction velocity
  • Evoked potentials
  • Genetic testing 
  • Lab services
  • Lumbar puncture
  • Reactive neurostimulator
  • Surgical treatments
  • Tilt table
  • Vagus nerve stimulation (VNS)
  • VEEG – video electroencephalogram

Prepare for your child's first visit. View our location for additional information as well as any patient forms you may need to complete.

To get the care your child needs, contact our team at 314-577-5338. While our main campus is in downtown St. Louis, our team also travels to south county, St. Charles County and Maryville in Illinois. Find care that's convenient for you.

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