Division of Neurology

Each year, more than 25,000 children suffering from disorders related to the nervous system seek care at the Division of Neurology at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, one of the largest and most comprehensive pediatric neurology programs in the world. We provide expert clinical care for children with conditions ranging from epilepsy, headache, muscle and nerve disorders, critical illness, multiple sclerosis, leukodystrophies and pediatric stroke, among others.

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Our Team

Our pediatric neurologists have advanced training and experience in treating the full spectrum of neurological disorders in children and adolescents, which means the best possible care for your child.

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Why Choose CHOP Neurology

Learn more about our experience caring for children with complex neurological disorders and why you should consider us for your child’s care.

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Your Child's Neurology Appointment

Find information about scheduling appointments and consultations with the Division of Neurology at CHOP, including what to expect during your visit.

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