Neurology is the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the nervous system, which includes the brain and spinal cord. The experts at Seattle Children’s evaluate and care for babies, children and teens with many kinds of neurological conditions, including cerebral palsy and epilepsy. Seattle Children’s has the only comprehensive epilepsy program in the Pacific Northwest especially for children and teens. Our clinic is the main teaching site for the University of Washington's nationally recognized program for licensed doctors who are receiving specialized training in pediatric neurology.
Caring for children with complex neurological conditions requires the skills of specialists in many fields of medicine. At Seattle Children’s, your child's healthcare team may include surgeons, nurse practitioners, neuropsychologists, dietitians and social workers.
Awards and Recognition
In 2013, U.S. News & World Report ranked Children’s Neurology program as one of the best in the country.