Clinical Programs

The Division of Neurology at CHEO provides inpatient and outpatient consultation services to children with complex neurological disorders. State-of-the-art diagnostic measures and management are provided for patients presenting with developmental delay, epilepsy, movement disorders, cerebral palsy, neuromuscular diseases, stroke, demyelinating disorders, neurogenetic and neurometabolic disorders and fetal neurology.

Inpatient Care (463 consults/admissions in 2013)

Patients are seen with a variety of neurological presentations. The major inpatient activity for the Neurology team is the neurological assessment of referred patients.

Patients are predominantly seen for:
  • Complex Epilepsy
  • Ketogenic Diet Clinic for Intractable Epilepsy
  • Epilepsy Monitoring Unit (EMU)

Outpatient Care (3600 patient visits in 2013)

While outpatients are seen in a number of neurology clinics with a variety of neurological presentations, the major outpatient activity for the Neurology team is to see patients with the following disorders:

Patients are predominantly seen for:
  • Movement Disorders
  • Rett Syndrome
  • Neuromuscular Disorders
  • Complex Epilepsy
  • Ketogenic Diet Clinic for Intractable Epilepsy
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and Inflammatory Brain Disorder
  • Tics / Tourette Syndrome 

Clinical Problems and Diseases Evaluated and Followed

  • Movement disorders
  • Rett syndrome
  • Neuromuscular disorders
  • Complex epilepsy
  • Ketogenic diet clinic for intractable epilepsy
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and Inflammatory Brain Disorder
  • Tics/Tourette syndrome
  • Complex Epilepsy
  • Epilepsy Monitoring Unit (EMU)

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