Neuroscience Institute

The Child Neurology Clinic at Children’s Hospital Colorado

Contact Info

(720) 777-6895
(720) 777-7285

The Department of Neurology at Children's Hospital Colorado evaluates and treats infants, children and teens with neurological disorders of the central and peripheral nervous systems. As a major referral center for the western United States, we provide consultation, ongoing care and diagnostic services to identify, characterize and treat neurological problems in children and adolescents.

Neurology Program at Children's Hospital Colorado

Why choose Children’s Hospital Colorado?

The Child Neurology Clinic is a nationally recognized leader in the diagnosis and treatment of epilepsy and seizure disorders, headaches, neuromuscular diseases, movement disorders, pediatric strokes, genetic disorders affecting the nervous system, developmental delays, disorders of muscle tone and other neuromuscular diseases.

Our specialists go the extra mile to get to know and understand your child, not just his or her medical problems. Our doctors and nurses work closely with patients and their families to develop a treatment plan with a positive outcome. Our multidisciplinary team consists of doctors, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, neuropsychologists, genetic counselors, researchers and psychosocial support personnel.

The Department of Neurology sees and treats more than 12,000 children each year, and our staff has special training focused solely on caring for the needs of kids. In addition, our neurology clinics are enhanced by other child-centered services provided by other departments on site, such as lab and radiology.

Neurology conditions we treat

Research for cures and advanced treatment

Physician-scientists within our Department of Neurology also conduct advanced scientific research in epilepsy, headache, muscle disorders and pediatric stroke. Faculty members are active in research in the neurosciences that will lead to improved treatment options for patients with neurological disorders. Read about our research.

We are also leaders in numerous national and international societies devoted to the treatment and understanding of pediatric neurological disorders including the Child Neurology Society, American Epilepsy Society, International Pediatric Stroke Study and Society for Neuroscience.

About your neurology appointment

Scheduling an appointment
At Children’s Colorado, patients are treated in our general neurology and specialty clinics. Your primary care provider will work with our team to determine which one of our clinics is the right place for your family to start.

You may call to schedule a neurology appointment, or an appointment can be made by referral from your pediatrician, family doctor or other healthcare provider.

The Department of Neurology’s office and most of its clinics are located at our Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, Colorado. Clinical services are also provided through Children's Colorado satellite locations throughout the Denver metro region and in Colorado Springs.

Before your appointment

Before coming to a scheduled appointment at any of the neuroscience clinics, please review the Neurology New Patient Information Packet (also available in Spanish) and print out and complete the Neurology New Patient History Form. Please bring the completed form and any outside records, including imaging studies, on a disc to your appointment. Please plan to arrive 30 minutes prior to your scheduled appointment.

It is important that we receive all medical records including any diagnostic tests before your visit. If you have records from outside Children's Hospital Colorado, please fax them to 720-777-7285 prior to your child’s appointment or bring them with you. Please provide x-rays (MRI, etc) and EEGs on a disk and bring bottles of all current medications.

What to expect at your child’s appointment
You should plan to be in the neurology clinic for up to two hours on the day of your appointment. You may bring snacks and quiet entertainment. WiFi is available in the outpatient waiting area.

Learn more about the top-ranked Neuroscience Institute.