Pediatric neurologists in Nashville, Tennessee

If your child has a neurological disorder, our pediatric neurologists are specially trained to help. At The Children’s Hospital at TriStar Centennial, we offer a comprehensive, personalized approach to diagnosing and treating nervous system conditions in children and adolescents.

For a free physician referral or more information, call TriStar MedLine® at (800) 242-5662.

Causes of neurological disorders in children

A neurological disorder occurs when part of the brain or nervous system is not working correctly and causes psychological and/or physical symptoms. It can be congenital (present at birth) or caused by outside factors, such as an injury or infection. In children, neurological disorders can take many different forms and can affect behavior, movement and development.

Children's neurological disorders we treat

At The Children's Hospital, experienced, board-certified pediatric neurologists provide high-quality, compassionate care for conditions such as:

  • Abnormal movements, such as tics, tremors and Tourette's syndrome
  • Concussions
  • Developmental delays
  • Epilepsy
  • Headaches and migraines
  • Neurobehavior disorders, such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), attention deficit disorder (ADD) and autism spectrum disorders
  • Neuromuscular disorders
  • Seizures and seizure-like spells
  • Sleep disorders

Neurological treatment we offer for children

Our specialists are here to offer compassionate treatment options for many different conditions. We offer:

  • Neurobehavioral clinic, treating autism spectrum disorders, ADHD, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and oppositional-defiant disorder (ODD)
  • Electroencephalography (EEG) laboratory for EEG studies
  • Outpatient rehabilitation therapists

Neurological care at TriStar Health

Neurological care is the practice of medicine that focuses on the treatment, function and diagnosis of diseases relating to the nerves and nervous system. Neurologists and neurosurgeons often treat disorders that affect the brain or spinal cord, including stroke.

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