Meet the Norton Pediatric Neurology Team

When it comes to your child’s nervous system, brain or spine, every parent wants to know they have a full team of the best and brightest. In the field of neuroscience, having a multidisciplinary team that includes neurologists, neurosurgeons, plastic surgeons, rehabilitation therapists and other resources allows us to care for children from diagnosis to getting them back to being a kid again.

Debra M. O’Donnell, M.D.

Norton Children’s Neurosurgery

Our three full-time experienced neurosurgeons ensure that every child has access to timely care and expertise.
Meet the team

 

Angela Bishop, APRN

Kristin R. Hall, APRN

Kathryn R. Kraft, APRN

Jennifer D. Linville, APRN

Kristi J. Mattingly, APRN

Genevieve R. Mulkins, APRN

Vanessa C. Ruppe, APRN

Melissa O. Schellenberger, APRN

Britt A. Schloemer, APRN

Neuroscience

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(502) 588-3650

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(502) 583-1697

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