Pediatric Neurology

The Division of Pediatric Neurology at the University of Florida Shands Children’s Hospital offers one of the most comprehensive neurology programs for children and parents, from performing epilepsy surgery, to finding causes of and treatments for seizures, sleep, and neuromuscular disorders, to helping children with school problems. The resources made available here are not to be considered medical advice and are not intended to replace consultation with a qualified medical professional.

For Patients & Families

Welcome Handout

important phone numbers and info about medication refills, test results and appointment scheduling

Rainbow Colored Sign that says Welcome

Pediatric Neurosurgery

One of the top pediatric neurology and neurosurgery program in North and Central Florida.

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Precision Ketogenic Therapy

Precision Ketogenic Therapy (PKT) is a dietary therapy to reduce seizures.

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Other Resources


Cerebral Palsy Causes

Cerebral palsy is caused by damage to the developing brain before, during or after birth. There are multiple types of brain damage that can lead to different types of cerebral palsy.

Cerebral Palsy Guide

Children’s Miracle Network

Since 1983, Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals has helped fill funding gaps by raising more than $5 billion, most of it $1 at a time through Miracle Balloon icon campaigns.

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Epilepsty Foundation of Florida

The premier source of information and resources for epilepsy and seizures in the state of Florida.

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Muscular Dystrophy Association

Transorming the lives of people living with muscular dystrophy, ALS and related neuromuscular diseases.

Muscular Dystrophy Association logo

Professional Associations

UF Health Academic Health Science Center