Pediatric Neurology


Bradley L. Schlaggar, MD, PhD — Section Head

The Pediatric Neurology Division provides care for a large number of children with acute and chronic neurological diseases affecting brain, peripheral nerves and muscle.

Our services include treatment of:

  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Neurorehabilitation
  • Cerebrovascular
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Rett Spectrum
  • Neonatal Neurology
  • Sleep
  • Movement Disorders
  • Fragile X
  • Headache/Concussion
  • New Onset Seizure
  • General Neurology
  • Neuromuscular
  • Autoimmune/Demyelinating Disease
  • Brachial Plexus.

Members of the Division play an important role in the Pediatric Epilepsy Center, the Cerebral Palsy Center, the Comprehensive Neurofibromatosis Program, the Pediatric MS & Demyelinating Diseases Center, and the Rett Spectrum Clinic at Washington University and St. Louis Children’s Hospital.

To make an appointment, you may call the programs listed above or you may call the Pediatric Neurology Clinic at 314-454-6120.

In conjunction with our clinical activity, we teach Washington University medical students and the house staff at St. Louis Children’s Hospital. Division members also have a variety of clinical and basic research interests including epilepsy physiology, pharmacology, and epidemiology; disorders of higher cortical function in children; magnetic resonance spectroscopy; brain tumors; the chemistry of neurofilaments; the pathophysiology of CNS injury; and the sequelae of meningitis.