Neurology at UNC Children's



The Child Neurology Division within the Department of Neurology offers specialized expertise in pediatric neurologic disorders. The division provides comprehensive, high-quality neurological consultation and specialty neurological care to children with diseases affecting the nervous system and muscles. Diagnoses may include neurogenetic disorders, metabolic disorders, neurocutaneous disorders (e.g., neurofibromatosis, tuberous sclerosis, Sturge-Weber and others), childhood headaches, seizure disorders such as epilepsy, sleep disorders, neuromuscular diseases (e.g., muscular dystrophy and others) and cerebral palsy.

The division's specialty-trained child neurology experts utilize UNC Hospitals' leading-edge diagnostic facilities and a multidisciplinary approach to patient care to provide the some of the best care available in the Southeast. Learn more by visiting the UNC Department of Neurology's Web site.

Special Services

Epilepsy Clinic

The UNC Epilepsy Clinic offers comprehensive services including consultations with our pediatric epileptologists and neurogenetic specialists, ketogenic diet plans and an epilepsy monitoring unit.

Pediatric Sleep Disorder Clinic and Sleep Disorder Laboratory

The Department of Neurology operates sleep clinics to evaluate patients with all types of sleep-related problems. The UNC Hospitals Sleep Disorders Laboratory has four beds and performs overnight sleep studies Sunday through Friday nights.

Neurofibromatosis Clinic

The UNC Neurofibromatosis Clinic is a Children's Tumor Foundation NF Clinic Network Affiliate directed by Dr. Robert Greenwood. The clinic provides multidisciplinary, state-of-the-art care for patients of all ages with neurofibromatosis.

Neuromuscular Disorders Clinic

The UNC Pediatric Neuromuscular Clinic is affiliated with the Muscular Dystrophy Association. It provides comprehensive medical and genetic evaluation and treatment for children with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, spinal muscular atrophy, myasthenia gravis and other related disorders.

Contact Information

PHONE (general information): 919-966-2528
PHONE (appointments): 984-974-1401
FAX: 919-966-2922

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