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Pediatric Neurology

Nationally ranked in pediatric neurology care

Your child's nervous system is undergoing a wondrous surge of growth and connections. When something goes wrong, we know families want answers.

At Children's Hospital, your family works together with some of the nation's leading experts in diagnosing and treating disorders of the brain, spinal cord, muscles and nerves. Your family also has access to leading-edge research that only one of the top pediatric hospitals in the nation can provide.

Call (615) 936-5536 for appointments, referrals and consultations.

Conditions We Treat

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    Cerebral palsy
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    Developmental delay or regression
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    Disorders of gait and movement
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    Migraines
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    Tremor
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    Weakness of one or more limbs

Meet Your Care Team

Kevin C. Ess
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Kevin C. EssMD, PhD

    Epilepsy, Pediatric Neurology
Whitney L. Boon
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4.7

Whitney L. BoonMD

    Pediatric Neurology
Jennifer A. Brault
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Jennifer A. BraultMD

    Genetics, Pediatric Neurology
William B. Burnette
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William B. BurnetteMD, MS

    Developmental Delay, Difficulty Walking, Neuromuscular Disorders, Neurosciences, Pediatric Neurology, Weakness / Hypotonia
Robert P. Carson
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4.8

Robert P. CarsonMD, PhD

    Epilepsy, Pediatric Neurology
Emma G. Carter

Emma G. CarterMD

    Child Neurology, Developmental Delay, Epilepsy, Pediatric Neurology, Seizure Disorders
Susan E. Beaird
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Susan E. BeairdDNP, CPNP

    Headache / Migraine, Pediatric Neurology
Melanie E. Franklin
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4.5

Melanie E. FranklinCRNP

    Pediatric Neurology
Jane M. Hearnsberger
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Jane M. HearnsbergerRN, MSN, CPNP

    Headache / Migraine, Pediatric Neurology
Lauren E. King
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Lauren E. KingBSN, MSN, NP, PNP

    Headache / Migraine, Pediatric Neurology

Why Choose Neurology Care at Children's Hospital

  • Recognized care

    U.S. News & World Report has ranked Children's Hospital as one of the nation's top providers of pediatric neurology care.

  • Specialty care

    We offer specialty clinics for conditions including epilepsy, pediatric stroke, neuromuscular and neurovascular conditions, alternating hemiplegia and new-onset seizures.

  • Support services

    The support services we provide your family include child life experts to help your child through the healthcare process.

  • Innovative research

    Our doctors and surgeons are at the forefront of pediatric research and education. Our nationally recognized researchers are committed to finding new ways to better understand, treat and ultimately prevent childhood diseases and maximize child health. You can be part of this process as well.

Tests, Treatments and Services

We offer a full range of tests, treatments, and services including:

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    Electroencephalography (EEG)
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    Electromyography (EMG)
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    Lumbar puncture
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    Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)

Locations (4)

2200 Children's Way, 9th Floor
Nashville, TN 37232
Today's hours:8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
2105 Edward Curd Lane
Franklin, TN 37067
Today's hours:8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
37 Sandstone Circle, Suite 100
Jackson, TN 38305
Today's hours:8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
1155 Kennedy Drive
Murfreesboro, TN 37129
Today's hours:8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.