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Neurology

Overview

The Department of Neurology has a six-faculty Child Neurology Division, offering specialized expertise in pediatric neurologic disorders. The division provides comprehensive, high-quality neurological consultation and specialty neurological care to children with diseases affecting the nervous system and muscles. Diagnoses may include neurogenetic disorders, metabolic disorders, neurocutaneous disorders (e.g., neurofibromatosis, tuberous sclerosis, Sturge-Weber and others), childhood headaches, seizure disorders such as epilepsy, sleep disorders, movement disorders, neuromuscular diseases (e.g., muscular dystrophy and others) and cerebral palsy.

The division's specialty-trained child neurology experts utilize UNC Hospitals' leading-edge diagnostic facilities and a multidisciplinary approach to patient care to provide the some of the best care available in the Southeast. Learn more by visiting the UNC Department of Neurology's Web site.

Special Services

Pediatric Sleep Disorder Clinic and Sleep Disorder Laboratory

The Department of Neurology operates sleep clinics to evaluate patients with all types of sleep-related problems. The UNC Hospitals Sleep Disorders Laboratory has four beds and performs overnight sleep studies Sunday through Friday nights.

Movement Disorder Clinic

The UNC Pediatric Movement Disorder Clinic is the only designated movement disorder clinic in the Southeast. The clinic provides state-of-the-art treatment of children with movement disorders that include Tourette’s syndrome.

Neurofibromatosis Clinic

The UNC Neurofibromatosis Clinic is a Children's Tumor Foundation NF Clinic Network Affiliate directed by Dr. Robert Greenwood. The clinic provides multidisciplinary, state-of-the-art care for patients of all ages with neurofibromatosis.

Neuromuscular Disorders Clinic

The UNC Pediatric Neuromuscular Clinic is affiliated with the Muscular Dystrophy Association. It provides comprehensive medical and genetic evaluation and treatment for children with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, spinal muscular atrophy, myasthenia gravis and other related disorders.

Contact Information

PHONE (general information): (919) 966-2528
PHONE (appointments): (919) 966-1401
FAX: (919) 966-2922

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UNC Department of Neurology
Physicians Office Building
170 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27599

Office Telephone:
     (919) 966-2528
Child Neurology Clinic Appointments:

     (919) 966-1401
Fax:
     (919) 966-2922
Emergencies:
     Call 911