Pediatric Neurology

Pediatric neurology physicians at MassGeneral for Children at North Shore Medical Center provide the most comprehensive neurology program for children and parents on the North Shore. All neurological, neuromuscular and neurogenetic conditions of infants, children and adolescents are diagnosed and treated. Special tests and procedures offered include brain and spine CT scans and MRIs, as well as EEG monitoring with video.
Pediatric neurology patient being checked by Salem doctor

Pediatric Neurology Services

We offer the latest education, diagnostic and treatment options available for children with:

  • Headaches
  • Seizure disorders and epilepsy
  • Movement disorders and tics
  • Nerve and muscle disorders
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Developmental delays
  • Acute neurological illnesses

Comprehensive assessments, consultation and follow-up services for individuals with developmental, attention, social-emotional and behavioral problems are available through our collaboration with the Neurodevelopmental Center.

Neurological conditions treated include:

  • Attention and executive function disorders (ADD, ADHD, etc.)
  • Developmental disorders (autism, pervasive developmental delay (PDD), Asperger’s syndrome, intellectual disability)
  • Neurological disorders (head injury, seizures)
  • Learning disabilities
  • Sleep disorders

As part of our comprehensive care model, if your child needs additional specialized services provided by other programs offered at the MassGeneral for Children at North Shore Medical Center, we will work closely with those providers to ensure an integrated care plan. These specialized services may include:

  • Neurodevelopmental Center
  • Diagnostic Evaluation Center
  • Speech and Language
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Mental Health/Child Psychiatry
  • Genetics Clinic
  • Rehabilitation Clinic