Pediatric Neuroscience Institute

Autism, Epilepsy, Sleep Disorders among the targeted health concerns

Saint Peter’s Healthcare System's Pediatric Neuroscience Institute is staffed by pediatric neurologists, developmental pediatricians and neurosurgeons providing the full spectrum of treatments for children with disorders such as autism and epilepsy, and conditions such as Guillain-Barre Syndrome and Tourette Syndrome.

The Pediatric Neuroscience Institute at Saint Peter’s combines three key areas of clinical care under a single roof: neurology, developmental pediatrics and neurosurgery.

In doing so, the Pediatric Neuroscience Institute offers comprehensive neurological evaluation and management for children with: epilepsy; headaches; Tourette Syndrome; cerebral palsy; meningitis; Bell’s palsy; Dravet Syndrome; encephalitis; Guillain-Barre Syndrome; nerve damage; neurofibromatotis; tics; migraines, brain tumors, autism, intracranial injury; aneurism, Down Syndrome, developmental delays, encephalopathy, sleep apnea/sleep disorders; neuropathy, and learning disabilities - ADD/ADHD.

With an inpatient epilepsy monitoring unit and a dedicated outpatient space, the Institute offers a full range of specialization in treatment for childhood diseases and disorders. With a team of board-certified pediatric neurologists, developmental specialists, pediatric neurosurgeons and psychologists, the Pediatric Neuroscience Institute is a central hub for pediatric neurological and neurosurgical care in New Jersey.

The program is staffed by five pediatric neurologists, a developmental pediatrician, a child psychiatrist, a neurosurgeon, a nurse educator, and an autism educator, as well as support personnel in each of the core clinical areas.

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