The Child Neurology Program at Baylor College of Medicine is a fully accredited program that provides exceptional opportunities to study neurological diseases of children from infancy through adolescence. Baylor has full-time faculty in the Section of Pediatric Neurology and Developmental Neuroscience including 25 clinical teaching faculty actively involved in resident education. Our teaching faculty offer tremendous educational experiences in general child neurology as well as expertise in many pediatric neurology subspecialties including epilepsy, headaches, movement disorders, neuromuscular disease, sleep medicine, stroke, autism, and multiple sclerosis.
Opened in 1954, Texas Children's Hospital is one of the nation’s largest pediatric hospitals and the primary pediatric teaching hospital for Baylor. Texas Children's serves as both a primary community hospital and a tertiary referral center. All medical, laboratory and nursing services are geared to the unique requirements of the child and adolescent. With its complex diagnostic and therapeutic equipment, including its own operating rooms, MRI unit, CT scanners, interventional radiology unit, EEG and EMG laboratory, nuclear medicine unit, and cardiac catheterization laboratory, the hospital is recognized for its leading-edge technology. Baylor professors serve as service chiefs and staff physicians of Texas Children's more than 40 healthcare centers and clinics.
Texas Children’s provides extensive training in treating the special and demanding needs of infants, children, and adolescents, including those with the most complex diagnostic and treatment conditions. Given the diverse patient population at the hospital, Child Neurology residents have opportunities to see a variety of conditions to include both primary neurological conditions as well as neurological complications of other pediatric diseases.