Brain and Spine
We recognize that children with neurological disorders or injuries have different needs than adults. Our pediatric neurology services are designed especially for patients from newborn to 21 years old.
What is Pediatric Neurology?
Pediatric neurology is a medical specialty that deals with the diagnosis, treatment, and management of brain, spinal cord, and nervous system disorders in children and adolescents. Our board-certified and passionate pediatric neurologist works one-on-one with patients and their families to reach an accurate diagnosis and create individualized treatment plans with the goal of achieving the highest quality of life possible.
Our pediatric neurologist specializes in providing neurological care, consultations, and second opinions for children afflicted by virtually any neurological disorder. Our team provides comprehensive, family-centered care to children with the following conditions:
Our compassionate pediatric neurology team understands that pediatric neurological conditions can be life-changing not only for the patient, but also for family members. Rochester Regional Health takes a multidisciplinary approach to patient care and includes the entire family in the evaluation, diagnosis, and discussions of treatment plans.
Diagnostic evaluations and procedures may include:
Depending on your child's diagnosis, treatments may include:
Our pediatric neurologist has a long history of caring for children with all types of neurological conditions and is committed to giving each child and family the practical and emotional support needed to achieve the best possible health outcomes.Yuliya Snyder, MD
Our service is conveniently located on the lobby level of Rochester General Hospital. Contact us today to get started with your consultation.Visit the Neuroscience Institute at Rochester General Hospital
It is normal to feel uneasy about bringing your child to their first visit with a neurologist. Knowing what to expect can help you prepare and reduce your concerns.
The length of your first visit may vary, but on average, will usually take 1-2 hours.
To provide for a smooth visit, please bring all of the following items when you arrive:
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