Children's Hospital Colorado
Neuroscience Institute

Neuroscience Institute

We provide comprehensive care for developmental and nervous system disorders ranging from complex neurosurgery to cognitive and behavioral counseling.

Welcome to the Pediatric Neuroscience Institute

The Neuroscience Institute is recognized across the country and around the world for our care of babies, kids and young adults with all types of neurological disorders.

1st ROSA Surgical Assistant Robot in CO
Only Pediatric DBS Program in the Region
Only Pediatric Level IV Epilepsy Center in the Region

U.S. News & World Report consistently ranks our program among the top hospitals in the nation for neurology and neurosurgery.

Child Neurology Care

Our neurology team is specially trained to diagnose and treat disorders of the brain and nervous system. We care for kids with conditions like stroke, neuromuscular disorders, movement disorders, neurometabolic disorders and epilepsy.

Pediatric Neurosurgery Treatment

If your child needs surgery, our neurosurgery team is here for all types of disorders affecting the brain, spinal cord and skull including epilepsy, hydrocephalus, traumatic injury, brain tumors and facial and skull deformities.

Developmental Pediatrics

Our Developmental Pediatrics team sees children with a variety of developmental and neurobehavioral differences such as autism spectrum disorders, X&Y chromosome variations, fragile X and developmental delay.

Child Neurology Research

Many of our team members conduct laboratory and clinical research to improve treatments options and results.

Learn about our neurology and neurosurgery research


Headshot of Lianna, who is being treated for seizures at Children's Hospital Colorado, sitting in a room.

The Connection Journey: Freedom from Seizures

Lianna has so many seizures that she can never be alone. As she prepares for her upcoming surgery, she learns from someone who has been there before.

Here, it’s different.™

Children's Colorado in the news


Teen Stroke Survivor Credits Dad’s Quick Thinking, Speedy Treatment

May 19, 2017

When Emma Williams, 16, had a stroke in the car, her dad immediately brought her to Children's Colorado where scans showed a blood clot in her brain. Emma was rushed to the University of Colorado Hospital for an intracranial thrombectomy. Because of the quick action by both hospitals, Emma was able to attend prom last weekend. Andra Dingman, MD, pediatric neurology, was interviewed.