Movement Disorders Program

The Movement Disorders Program at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is one of only a few dedicated pediatric movement disorders programs in the country. We offer comprehensive care for children and teenagers with conditions that impact the way they move and control their body. Members of our multidisciplinary team have a rare depth of experience in the management of these complex disorders and collaborate to provide the best care to children and their families. 

 

Why Choose Us?

The Movement Disorders Program offers comprehensive care for children with conditions that impact the way they move and control their body. Members of our multidisciplinary team have extensive experience in the management of these complex disorders and collaborate to provide the best care to children and their families.

Treatments We Offer

We assess patients and coordinate with families to develop a personalized management plan uniquely tailored to each patient’s needs. We offer both nonsurgical and surgical treatment options. Surgical interventions we offer include:

Our Team

Through our Movement Disorders Program, your child will be treated by a multidisciplinary team led by Medical Director, Nivedita Thakur, MD, a pediatric neurologist who is fellowship-trained in pediatric movement disorders and neurodegenerative diseases.