Children's Hospital Colorado

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.


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

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Keeping you safe, wherever you are

We're here when you need us with the same safe, high-quality care we've always offered, even during the pandemic. Now, in many cases, you can get that care without even leaving home because we offer virtual visits across every one of our specialties.

See if telehealth is right for your child


Get to know our pediatric experts.

Stephanie Shea, PA-C

Stephanie Shea, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Michele Yang, MD

Michele Yang, MD

Neurology - Pediatric

Teri Schreiner, MD

Teri Schreiner, MD

Neurology - Pediatric

Michele Turek, LPC

Michele Turek, LPC

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Children's Colorado in the news

  • U.S. News & World Report
    Pediatric Neuroscience Institute ranked no. 10 in the nation
    June 15, 2021

    Our pediatric neurosurgery survival rates following complex surgery, prevention of surgical complications and infection and commitment to best practices contributed to our top U.S. News & World Report ranking. Our Neuroscience Institute was also recognized for our management and control of epilepsy and the availability of services such as specialized epilepsy treatment and rehabilitation.

  • KRDO News13 Colorado Springs
    Colorado’s first pediatric patient receives life-changing implant for epilepsy
    January 15, 2020

    Diagnosed with epilepsy at a young age, Braeden grew up experiencing hundreds of seizures every day. This all changed when he became the state’s first child to receive a responsive neuro-stimulator (RNS) device. Now, Braeden’s seizures have been cut by 50-75%, and he has big plans for college.

  • 9News
    Tips for treating migraines in children
    June 20, 2019

    Fewer than half of people with migraines are accurately diagnosed. That’s no different for children. Marcy Yonker, MD, dispels myths around symptoms and solutions for pediatric migraines.