Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health flu-related visitor restrictions have been lifted. However, because babies, especially those who are ill or premature, are at higher risk of serious complications if they get the flu, visitation restrictions are still in place for all Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICUs) until further notice.
When your child experiences a neurologic disorder or injury, the pediatric neurologists with Riley at IU Health will deliver expert diagnostic care and treatment. Our neurology team cares for children from birth to age 18. We treat a wide range of neurologic conditions, from headaches and concussions to seizures, developmental delay, neuromuscular disorders and pediatric stroke.
Our board certified neurologists will assess your child's symptoms and conditions during your first visit. Different tests may be ordered depending on your child’s specific condition. Our neurologists collaborate with many pediatric experts, including developmental pediatricians, neurosurgeons, ophthalmologists, rehabilitation specialists and psychiatrists.
Our neurologists are highly trained in the best avenues of care for any neurologic need your child may have. The child neurology team at Riley at IU Health works seamlessly with other teams to provide complete, comprehensive care. These pediatric experts have developed many subspecialty programs to provide your child the most advanced care.
Our staff includes pediatric and adult epileptologists who specialize in treating epilepsy and seizures. We work with the Neurosurgery Department at Riley at IU Health to provide the only comprehensive pediatric epilepsy surgery program in Indiana. Indiana University Health houses the only Level IV Specialized Epilepsy Center in the state.
Riley at IU Health is home to Indiana’s only pediatric headache program, pediatric stroke program and neurogenetics program. The only board certified pediatric headache specialist in the state directs our comprehensive Headache Program, along with a dedicated child psychologist who is trained in pediatric pain management. The only fellowship-trained pediatric stroke specialist in the state runs our stroke program.
Our Neurogenetics Program is directed by the only dually board certified pediatric neurologist/clinical geneticist in the state. Members of this program are also intimately involved with our muscular dystrophy and neurocutaneous disorders programs and are members of the national mitochondrial medicine consortium.
Finally, our Neuro NICU Program provides leading edge, evidence-based longitudinal care to critically ill neonates with neurologic injury, seizures and other disorders.
This level of clinical excellence ranks Riley at IU Health among the top neurology and neurosurgery programs in the nation by U.S.News & World Report.
Riley Neurology at IU Health combines all-inclusive services with the largest pediatric neurology group in Indiana to treat brain, spinal cord and other nervous system injuries and disorders in children:
Our pediatric neurologists provide expert evaluation and management of childhood neurologic disorders and use a multidisciplinary approach to give your child optimal care.
The Riley neurology and neurosurgery teams provide comprehensive and seamless care for families. Our teams see patients from throughout the Midwest and routinely treat the most complicated issues. Committed to treating any neurological need a patient may have, the teams have developed a number of specialty clinics, including headache and other chronic needs as well as the only comprehensive pediatric surgical epilepsy program in Indiana.
Our pediatric specialists provide patient- and family-centered care for most related conditions. The links below provide more specific information about some, but not all, of the conditions that we treat.
We offer a number of different Neurology services. Below are some, but not all, of the services that we provide. If you have a question about a specific service that is not listed here, please contact our department.
Care provided through the Neurology Department is coordinated through our specialized pediatric neurology doctors.
The Neurology at Riley at IU Health provides the following forms for parents, healthcare providers and personnel. We have also curated relevant resources from other websites and provided links with brief descriptions of the information that is available.
We provide multispecialty care for a number of conditions. Below are links to our related programs & departments.
Specialists with Riley Neurology at IU Health work closely with referring physicians. Our pediatric neurologists create a long-term care plan with referring physicians so that patients can receive the best possible care close to home.Refer A Patient
The neurology specialists at Riley at IU Health participate in numerous clinical studies and research related to many pediatric neurological conditions, including neonatal seizures and stroke, autism and brain chemistry and neurofibromatosis. We work with researchers at the Indiana University School of Medicine and the IU Health Neuroscience Center. This means our patients have access to the most advanced neurologic care.
Visit the Stark Neuroscience Research Institute at the Indiana University School of Medicine for information about the latest research in the field of neurology.
Clinics operated by the Neurology Department are teaching centers where medical students and residents receive training in child neurology and take part in clinical research. Fellowships are offered in epilepsy and neuromuscular disorders. The Department of Neurology at the IU School of Medicine also provides extensive training to residents in other specialties, genetic counseling students, nursing students and visiting residents and students from other schools and programs.