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Pediatric neurological care

Neurological care is the practice of medicine that focuses on the treatment, function and diagnosis of diseases relating to the nerves and nervous system. Neurologists and neurosurgeons treat disorders that affect the brain or spinal cord.

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Pediatric neurologists in Nashville, Tennessee

If your child has a neurological condition, our pediatric neurologists are specially trained to help.

At The Children’s Hospital at TriStar Centennial, the health and happiness of your child are important to us. Your child's unique needs should be considered when it comes to healthcare, and this principle guides our pediatric neurology team. We offer a personalized approach to diagnosing and treating nervous system conditions in children and adolescents.

Need a physician referral?

TriStar MedLine can help. We are available by phone Monday through Friday from 7:00am to 7:00pm CST.

TriStar MedLine can help. We are available by phone Monday through Friday from 7:00am to 7:00pm CST.

Pediatric neurological conditions we treat

Our board-certified pediatric neurologists provide high-quality, compassionate care for conditions such as:

  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
  • Attention deficit disorder (ADD)
  • Autism spectrum disorders
  • Concussions
  • Developmental delays
  • Epilepsy
  • Headaches and migraines
  • Neuromuscular disorders
  • Other neurobehavior disorders
  • Seizures and seizure-like spells
  • Sleep disorders
  • Tics, tremors and Tourette's syndrome

Our children's neurology services

We have the diagnostic tools, medical expertise and treatment options that your child needs to get the care they deserve.

Causes of neurological disorders in children

A neurological disorder occurs when part of the brain or nervous system is not working correctly and causes psychological or physical symptoms. It can be congenital (present at birth) or caused by outside factors, such as an injury or infection. In children, neurological disorders can take many different forms and can affect behavior, movement and development.

Pediatric neurological treatments we offer

Our specialists offer compassionate treatment options for many different conditions. We offer:

  • Neurobehavioral clinic, treating autism spectrum disorders, ADHD, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and oppositional-defiant disorder (ODD)
  • Electroencephalography (EEG) laboratory for EEG studies
  • Outpatient rehabilitation therapists

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