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Pediatric Neurological Care

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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.

Steinmeyer, Ashleigh, FNP-C

Nurse Practitioner

Park, Yong D., MD

Pediatric Neurology

Sekul, Elizabeth, MD

Pediatric Neurology

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