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Pediatric Neurological Care

Children's Hospital of Georgia is the only children’s hospital in the area that delivers top-rated pediatric neurological care for children with acute and chronic neurological and developmental disorders as well as neurodegenerative and metabolic disorders.

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  • Pediatric Neuroscience

The Children’s Hospital of Georgia offers a range of neurological and neurosurgical services for pediatric patients within Augusta University Health's Pediatric Neuroscience Center.

The Children’s Hospital of Georgia offers a range of neurological and neurosurgical services for pediatric patients within Augusta University Health's Pediatric Neuroscience Center.

Our Approach

Surgical Expertise by Board-Certified and Fellowship Trained Pediatric Neurosurgeons

Expert surgical care for children takes a very specialized approach at Children’s Hospital of Georgia. Everything we do is focused on children and that includes every aspect of pediatric surgery. We have 10 dedicated operating rooms – just for children – and our pediatric sedation is performed by skilled pediatric anesthesiologists – knowing the right amount of sedation for young patients. Surgical services are provided for any pediatric neurological need in children of all ages, offering collaborative care for:

  • The area’s largest team of board certified physicians in pediatric and adolescent medicine
  • Physicians who specialize in infectious disease/immunizations, obesity and ADHD, abuse, breastfeeding and Mind Body medicine for chronic pain syndromes
  • Adolescent medicine specialists
  • Quick and easy referrals to the largest team of pediatric specialists in the region
  • An on-site lab and a full range of in-house diagnostic testing
  • “Early bird” walk-in appointments for established patients from 8-8:30 a.m. Monday through Thursday
  • A skilled and caring nursing staff that includes Certified Pediatric Nurses who are also trained in Pediatric Advanced Life Support
  • An on-site support team that includes respiratory therapists, registered dieticians and certified asthma educators
  • Medical interpreters for patients who don’t speak English   
  • Child Life Specialists to help your child understand and cope with treatment
  • All the resources of one of the state’s largest academic medical centers.
  • A staff of highly skilled and experienced pediatric neurologists, pediatric and subspecialist neurosurgeons, epileptologists and neuropsychologists armed with advanced technology
  • Diagnosis and care for neuromuscular diseases and developmental disorders
  • A full range of leading-edge diagnostic tests and treatments including a state-of-the-art biplane angiography suite to identify and treat problems with blood vessels in the brain
  • Diagnosis and care for autism
  • Diagnosis, monitoring and care for epilepsy
  • A brain tumor program  
  • Stroke care and surgery
  • Pediatric neuropsychology services
  • Sleep studies and treatments for sleep disorders  
  • The Augusta University Gamma Knife Center for performing radiosurgery on operable and inoperable brain tumors and other disorders
  • An electroencephalography lab for diagnosing epilepsy and other neurological disorders
  • An electromyography lab, to record the electrical activities of muscles and help diagnose many neurological conditions  
  • A neurosonology lab using Ultrasound technology to help diagnose neurological disorders
  • Patient Family Centered Care
  • On-going research
  • Access to all the resources of the Children's Medical Center
 

Our Providers

Augusta University Medical Center specialists provide care and support throughout your entire healthcare journey.

Sekul, Elizabeth, MD

Pediatric Neurology

Steinmeyer, Ashleigh, FNP-C

Nurse Practitioner

Park, Yong D., MD

Pediatric Neurology

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