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

Connect with the Norton Children’s
Neurology Team

(502) 588-3650


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Neurosurgery Team

(502) 583-1697


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