Children with brain, spine and peripheral nervous system disorders deserve the best health care. The Paediatric Neurology Division at Children’s Hospital London Health Sciences Centre (CH-LHSC), offers patients and families a comprehensive disease-specific, patient-focused approach. Here, paediatric neurologists and clinicians diagnose and treat children with a range of medical conditions, including meningitis, encephalitis,
Specialized neurology care is delivered by a comprehensive multi-disciplinary team responsible for all paediatric and neonatal neurology admissions and consultation to the general medical service and other subspecialties.
Key programs include:
• A provincially designated Regional Epilepsy Surgery Centre (RESC) with a Comprehensive Epilepsy Program (CEP) that
• Diagnostic neurophysiology programs including EEG, video-EEG monitoring service, EMG and NCS. Dedicated multidisciplinary clinics for cerebral palsy, movement disorders, neurogenetic and neurometabolic disorders, Rett Syndrome and neuromuscular disease.
• Regional Headache Clinic
• Ketogenic Diet Program.
• Pediatric Physiatry consultation service and
The Paediatric neurology research program is broad and driven by a number of Child Health and Research Institute (CHRI) Scientists and a team of basic and clinical research coordinators under the direction of a project manager. Activities have focused on new therapy development for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, epidemiology of Congenital Myotonic Dystrophy and establishing research networks with
Margo Devries-Rizzo, MScN, NP-Paeds
Cara Gordon, Social Worker
Janice Gray, Psychometrist
Sarah Denomme, Dietician
Administrative assistants: Kara Bigelow and Zena Jaworski