Children's Hospital Colorado

About the Neuroscience Institute

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

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Brain, spinal cord and nervous system care

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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. We bring together experts from pediatric neurology, pediatric neurosurgery and developmental pediatrics to deliver family-centered care and excellent outcomes for your 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.

Neurosurgery treatment

If your child needs surgery, our neurosurgery team provides surgical treatment for all types of disorders affecting the brain, spinal cord and skull including epilepsy, hydrocephalus, traumatic injury, brain tumors, and facial and skull deformities. Neurosurgeons work closely with other specialists at Children’s Colorado to form multidisciplinary programs and clinics such as the Craniofacial Clinic, the Neuro-Oncology Program, and the Epilepsy Program.

Developmental Pediatrics

Our Developmental Pediatrics sees children with a variety of developmental and neurobehavioral differences such as autism spectrum disorders, X&Y chromosome variations, fragile X and developmental delay. The team also provides patients and families with educational resources to understand a diagnosis, cope with the challenges they might face, and find appropriate therapies or interventions.

Why choose the Neuroscience Institute at Children’s Hospital Colorado?

  • We offer evaluation and treatment of neurological disorders, parent and patient education, and inpatient and outpatient treatments, therapies and procedures.

  • As part of Children’s Colorado, we’re consistently ranked one of the best pediatric hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, we have an entire team of pediatric subspecialists, including pediatric neuro-oncologists, neurorehabilitation medicine specialists, neuropsychologists and neuroradiologists, among many others. This depth and breadth of pediatric expertise is unmatched in the Rocky Mountain region.

  • All of our faculty members are affiliated with the University of Colorado School of Medicine, which means we’re also teaching the next generation of leaders in neurology, neurosurgery, epilepsy, and developmental and behavioral pediatrics.

  • Many of our team members conduct laboratory and clinical research to improve treatments options. We currently have over 100 active research studies aimed at increasing our medical knowledge and results in neurosciences.

See a list of conditions we treat.

Our locations

Our pediatric experts in the Neuroscience Institute treat babies, kids and young adults at several locations in the Denver Metro and Souther Colorado regions, as well as numerous clinics throughout the region.