Children's Hospital Colorado

Neurology and Neurosurgery Resources for Healthcare Professionals

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

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At Children's Hospital Colorado, we're committed to helping all healthcare professionals improve the quality of life for children with neurological disorders. Get the latest in pediatric neuroscience information to better your practice and learn about innovation within our various programs.

Referral guidelines

These referral guidelines provide useful information to assist referring physicians in the evaluation and management of pediatric patients.

Abnormal/Involuntary Movements

Developmental Delay/Regression

Episodic Loss of Consciousness

Febrile Seizure

First Unprovoked Seizure


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Research articles and summaries

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Research article

Learn how a team of researchers, clinicians and neuro-oncologists are working on creative therapies that go beyond traditional treatments for some of the most devastating pediatric cancers, including diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma and atypical teratoid rhabdoid tumors.

Clinical trial

The goal of the study is to identify biologically rational therapeutics for the medical treatment of adamantinomatous craniopharyngioma by confirming the overexpression of specific molecules and ultimately improving treatment for patients with this rare tumor.

Patients with the diagnosis or clinical suspicion of craniopharyngioma in whom planned clinical management will include tissue sampling
0-21 years of age

Professional resources

Charting Pediatrics is a weekly podcast for pediatric healthcare providers. In this series, specialists from Children's Hospital Colorado examine the latest treatments for the most common complaints in pediatric medicine. Listen and subscribe on Spotify, iTunes and Google Play.

Abnormal Head Growth and Shapes in Pediatrics

In this episode, we discuss abnormal pediatric head growth, shape and treatment options with Todd Hankinson, MD, a pediatric neurosurgeon at Children's Colorado.

Headaches and Migraines in Children Management

Our guest for this episode is Marcy Yonker, MD, discussing headache and migraine management in primary care, including their prevalence, triggers and treatment options.

Seizure Management

In this episode, Amy Brooks-Kayal, MD, discusses acute seizure management. The conversation includes the importance of gathering a detailed history of a seizure event, identifying provocations of a seizure and options for anti-seizure and rescue medications.

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