Brain Center Departments and Divisions

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Our departments and divisions treat a wide range of conditions from the common to the most complex. To make it as easy as possible to find the department you're looking for, we have placed the most popular departments below and organized the rest for you alphabetically. Use the tabs above to search through the list.

Featured Brain Center departments and divisions 

Department of Neurology
Ranked as the country's #1 pediatric neurology program by U.S. News & World Report
Department of Neurosurgery
Ranked as the nation's #1 pediatric neurosurgery program by U.S. News & World Report
Department of Psychiatry
Treats diseases and disorders that affect the mental, emotional and social health of children.
Division of Developmental Disorders
Provides multidisciplinary evaluation and treatment services for children from birth through adolescence.

Brain Center departments and divisions (A-N)

Department of Anesthesia
Works to develop better, more reliable practices for protecting heart, lung and brain function and blood circulation during anesthesia.
Division of Endocrinology
Provides comprehensive care to children with acute and chronic disorders of the hypothalamus, pituitary, thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal glands, gonads and endocrine pancreas.
Division of Genetics
Offers state-of-the-art diagnostic and clinical management for children, adolescents, and adults with genetic conditions, including inborn errors of metabolism.
Division of Newborn Medicine
Cares for extremely premature infants as early as 23 weeks gestation and full-term infants with a variety of medical and surgical illnesses.
Department of Neuroradiology
Provide the highest quality clinical imaging, a service that occupies a central role in the diagnosis and management of patients with congenital, acquired and developmental conditions that involve the central nervous system (brain and spine) and head and neck.  Based on the clinical expertise of our neuroradiologists, neuroimaging can be used to detect, diagnose and monitor a wide range of conditions, including identifying possible causes of epileptic seizures, measuring a tumor’s response to treatment and assessing aneurysms.

Brain Center departments and divisions (O-Z)

Department of Ophthalmology
Specialize in treating cataracts in babies and children, traumatic eye injuries, juvenile glaucoma and a variety of other conditions.
Department of Otolaryngology and Communication Enhancement
Provide expert diagnosis and surgical treatment for disorders of the head and neck, including ears, nose, sinus, throat and vocal cords, and air and food passages.
Division of Sports Medicine
Provides comprehensive assessment, treatment and follow-up care to children, adolescents and young adults with sports-related orthopedic injuries. A highly-skilled team of orthopedic surgeons and sports medicine physicians work with physical therapy staff to develop long-term treatment and activity plans.

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