The pediatric neurology department provides diagnosis and management of children and adolescents with neurologic disorders, including seizures, headaches, brain tumors, neuromuscular disease, developmental disabilities, autism, movement disorders, sleep disorders, degenerative diseases, and neurocutaneous syndromes, such as neurofibromatosis, Sturge-Weber, and tuberous sclerosis.

Services include:

  • General neurology clinics ( Headache, Concussion, Developmental Delays)
  • Neuromuscular disease clinic (multidisciplinary)
  • Neuro-oncology clinic (multidisciplinary)
  • Movement disorder (Tourette's) clinic
  • Epilepsy and Neurophysiology (Neurocutaneous disorders, Neurofibromatosis, Tuberou sclerosis, etc.)

The Department has a state-of-the-art inpatient epilepsy unit with long-term EEG monitoring. Vagal nerve stimulation, epilepsy surgery, and ketogenic diet are also part of the services provided for patients with intractable seizures. EEGs, evoked potentials, and polysomnograms are available upon referral.

All neurologists are Board eligible or certified in Child Neurology and are full-time faculty members of the UB School of Medicine.