Pediatric Neurology Services and Conditions

Each year, University of Louisville Physicians – Child Neurology and Norton Children’s Hospital together care for approximately 10,000 patients with neurological conditions. Board-certified neurology experts provide evaluation and treatment of some of the most complex nervous system disorders and nervous system development problems.
Some special neurology services, capabilities and equipment offered to outpatients include:

  • State-of-the-art EEG and video monitoring of inpatients and outpatients
  • Vagal nerve stimulation
  • Ketogenic diet
  • EMG and nerve conduction studies
  • Related support services
Neuroscience

Norton Children’s Neuroscience Institute

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Neurology Team

(502) 588-3650


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Neurosurgery Team

(502) 583-1697


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Your child’s pediatrician can begin treatment for headaches in children

When children have headaches or migraine, it is usually not necessary to make an appointment with a neurologist right away. A pediatrician often can begin treatment for a child’s headache or migraine attack, which may […]

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One type of seizure can cause brain damage and needs emergency treatment

A seizure that lasts more than five minutes, or at least two seizures without full recovery in between, can cause brain damage or worse in children and newborns. Call 911 and get emergency treatment immediately. […]

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A neurologist isn’t always necessary for child’s concussion treatment

If your child has experienced a concussion, whether it happened during a sporting event or another type of accident, seeing a neurologist is not always necessary. Most primary care providers are able to offer guidance […]

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Children’s excessive screen time could cause headaches from eyestrain

Spending too much time staring at a screen, such as a phone, tablet or computer, can cause digital eyestrain, a key trigger in headaches, and with online school and fewer in-person activities during the COVID-19 […]

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When does a baby’s soft spot go away?

Ian S. Mutchnick, M.D. is a pediatric neurosurgeon with Norton Children’s Neuroscience Institute, affiliated with the UofL School of Medicine. Babies’ brains grow very quickly. Therefore, the bones of a baby’s skull are not connected […]

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Your child’s pediatrician can begin treatment for headaches in children

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One type of seizure can cause brain damage and needs emergency treatment

A seizure that lasts more than five minutes, or at least two seizures without full recovery in between, can cause brain damage or worse in children and newborns. Call 911 and get emergency treatment immediately. […]

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