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Excellence in pediatric neurological care
Our pediatric neurology team has extensive experience in treating brain and spine conditions in pediatric patients, including autism, epilepsy, neuromuscular diseases, neurologic issues and many more—all with a compassionate touch.


When your child has a neurological condition, you want answers and expert care. The pediatric neurology team at Staten Island University Hospital provides leading-edge testing, treatment and management of a wide range of neurological conditions in one central, family-centered location. Our pediatric neurology team also works closely with the world-renowned, childhood neurosurgery team at Cohen Children’s to provide the best treatment possible.

Evaluation and treatment for children and adolescents

Our pediatric neurology team has extensive knowledge and experience in treating brain and spine conditions in patients, ranging from newborn to 21 years of age. These include:

  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
  • Autism
  • Developmental delays
  • Epilepsy (inpatient and outpatient seizure management)
  • Headaches
  • Infections of the brain
  • Metabolic disorder
  • Neurologic conditions related to prematurity and congenital disorders
  • Neurologic conditions resulting from infection, autoimmune disorder and trauma
  • Neuromuscular diseases

Working collaboratively with other pediatric subspecialists at Staten Island University Hospital, we also offer a vast network of support resources, such as:

  • Behavioral health
  • Neuroimaging
  • Orthopedic surgery
  • Social work
  • Child life

Pediatric neurology education and training

As part of the Department of Pediatric Neurology at Staten Island University Hospital, we train residents to develop specialized competencies and skills to enable them to participate in the care of chronic and complex neurological conditions. 

Pediatric research

Pediatric research at Staten Island University Hospital is centered on innovative therapies and researching and testing new treatments. Our highly experienced medical team works collaboratively on the frontier of medicine to provide the best outcomes for children. Our areas of focus include cancer, allergies, infectious diseases and sleep disorders. 

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475 Seaview Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10305

We are committed to providing you and your child with a seamless, personalized experience, using the broad array of medical and support services available across Cohen Children’s.