Get expert pediatric neurology care for your child at Adventist HealthCare in Maryland.
When to See a Specialist
Talk to your child’s primary care provider if your child has:
- Behavior problems
- Difficulty moving
- Trouble learning
- Other signs of a neurological problem
Your child’s doctor may refer you to a pediatric neurologist.
What’s a Pediatric Neurologist?
A pediatric neurologist is a doctor with advanced education to diagnose and treat conditions that affect the brain, spine and nerves. They have specialized training to care for babies, toddlers, children and teens.
Neurological Conditions in Children
Find specialized care for conditions including:
Family- & Child-Centered Care
Trust our team to get to know your family, listen and answer questions. We’ll find out if your child has a neurological condition or is at risk for one. Your child will receive a personalized care plan that works best for their unique needs.
Treatments & Services
Benefit from advanced technology and innovative treatments in the hands of experts. Your child’s treatment depends on their condition. Their care team may recommend:
- Intensive care unit (ICU) services, such as cerebral function monitoring and neonatal brain cooling
- Lifestyle changes or self-care practices
- Mental health care, including cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT)
- Pain management
- Rehabilitation services, including neurological rehabilitation
Tourette Disorder Specialists
Choose Adventist HealthCare for a wide range of services for children with movement disorders and tic syndromes, including Tourette syndrome.
Your Child’s Care Team
In addition to your child’s neurologist and primary care doctor, your child’s care team may include:
- Electroencephalographic (EEG) technicians, professionals who test the brain’s electrical activity to find signs of problems
- Skilled nurses
- Other specialists
Rely on your child’s providers to work with other professionals in their life, such as counselors, teachers or social workers.