About This Program
UT Health Austin Pediatric Neurosciences at Dell Children’s diagnoses, treats, and manages the care for children and adolescents with medical conditions of the central nervous system, including autism, brain tumors, cerebral palsy, congenital abnormalities, developmental disorders, epilepsy, neuromuscular disease, and the effects of head injuries, infections, and strokes. As a leading neurosciences program in Central Texas, our comprehensive care approach is one that prioritizes family-centered treatment, collaboration among a variety of specialists, and inter-institutional partnerships.
The UT Health Austin Pediatric Neurosciences at Dell Children’s care team is capable of addressing the full range of neurological, behavioral, and developmental problems in children of all ages. From evaluation, testing, and diagnosis to surgical treatment, disease management, rehabilitation, and more, treatment is at the forefront of technological innovation and research, providing leading-edge care and employing state-of-the art technology, such as Intraoperative MRI (iMRI) for brain scans during surgery to increase precision and decrease the need for follow-up surgeries and stereotactic neuronavigation to minimize the potential impact to critical brain structures. Patients are cared for by a dedicated multidisciplinary care team, meaning your child will benefit from the expertise of multiple specialists across a variety of disciplines. Our fellowship-trained and board-certified physicians have extensive experience treating medical conditions of the central nervous system and work alongside a team of neuroscience experts, including pediatric neurosurgeons, neurologists, neuropsychologists, epileptologists, child life specialists, dietitians, social workers, and more, providing unparalleled care for patients every step of the way.
For more information about programs offered within UT Health Austin Pediatric Neurosciences at Dell Children’s, please call:
Programs providing comprehensive assessment services for neurological dysfunction involving the areas of attention, language, memory, motor coordination, physical and cognitive function, sensory processing, and reasoning:
- Pediatric Concussion Program: Appointments: 1-512-628-1850 Fax: 1-512-324-0642
- Pediatric Neuropsychology Program: Appointments: 1-512-324-3560 Fax: 512-324-3586
Programs providing treatment for both acute and chronic neurological conditions:
- Comprehensive Pediatric Headache Program: Appointments: 1-512-628-1855 Fax: 1-512-380-7544
- Comprehensive Pediatric Epilepsy Center: Appointments: 1-512-628-1855 Fax: 1-512-380-7544
Center providing treatment for neurological disorders:
- Pediatric Neurosurgery Center: Appointments: 1-512-324-0907 Fax: 1-512-324-0642
Pediatric Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Program providing treatment for mobility limitations, such as cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, spinal muscular atrophy, spinal cord injury and traumatic brain injury:
- Pediatric Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Program: Appointments: 1-512-628-1893 Fax: 1-512-380-4268
UT Health Austin Pediatric Neurosciences at Dell Children’s is comprised of highly specialized pediatric providers who are experienced in providing specific neurological services needed to treat a variety of conditions. Depending on your child’s needs, a team is built around you and your family to ensure you are receiving the most personalized care.
Specialties within UT Health Austin Pediatric Neurosciences at Dell Children’s include:
Pediatric Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
The Facility at Dell Children’s Medical Center
The Dell Children’s Medical Center is the only dedicated freestanding pediatric facility in Central Texas serving a 46-county area and beyond. The hospital and affiliated locations are outfitted with the latest state-of-the-art technology and organized to support an unmatched level of multidisciplinary care for all patients and their families.
About the Partnership Between UT Health Austin and Dell Children’s Medical Center
UT Health Austin is the clinical practice of the Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin. The collaboration between UT Health Austin and Dell Children’s Medical Center brings together medical professionals, medical school learners, and researchers who are all part of the integrated mission of transforming healthcare delivery and redesigning the academic health environment to better serve society. This collaboration allows us to provide you with a team of highly specialized providers who are at the forefront of the latest research, diagnostic, and technological developments.