Welcome to Pediatric Neurology

The Division of Pediatric Neurology offers comprehensive neurology services for infants, children, and adolescents. We take great pride in our educational activities, providing opportunities for medical students, residents, and fellows. Faculty members also lead major research efforts that will broaden our knowledge of neurological disorders.

Chief’s Message

Welcome from Dr. Zielinski

The University of Florida Division of Pediatric Neurology believes in advancing pediatric neurology through the discovery, translation and deployment of novel research to leading-edge patient care while training the next generation of exceptional physicians and scientists.

Brandon Zielinski

Join Our Team

Pediatric Neurologist

Clinical Assistant or Associate Professor

The University of Florida’s Department of Pediatrics is seeking a Pediatric Neurologist to pursue a non-tenure career within the Division of Pediatric Neurology as a Clinical Assistant or Associate Professor. For direct inquiries please reach out to Bayleigh Dowling at bdowling@peds.ufl.edu.

Pediatrician Meeting With Mother And Child In Exam Room

Neurology News & Updates

A More Normal Life for Luke

Almost 34 weeks into her pregnancy, Megan’s water broke. Panicked, knowing that she was about to deliver early, she was rushed to the hospital.

Baby Luke and Dr. Governale looking over him

Our areas of focus

Patient Care

To provide excellent care for your child, we use the most advanced diagnostic techniques and the latest medical treatments for a wide range of neurological conditions.

patient care


To better understand and improve the treatment of pediatric neurological problems, our faculty participate in National Institutes of Health and foundation-funded basic and clinical research projects.



The Division of Pediatric Neurology is committed to training young physicians and scientists to provide care for children with respect and compassion, and conduct research in the context of patient treatment.