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    • Pediatric Neurosciences Pediatric Neurology, Pediatric Epilepsy and Pediatric Neurosurgery MKT 07-NEU-029
    • Cleveland Clinic Pediatric Neurology, Pediatric Epilepsy and Pediatric Neurosurgery Programs Cleveland Clinic pediatric neuroscience specialists see more than 10,000 children each year for an array of neurological disorders. Together, our team offers state-of-the-art care for a wide range of pediatric neurological conditions including brain malformations, cerebral palsy and spasticity, headache, hydrocephalus, metabolic and mitochondrial disease, white matter disease, Tourette syndrome and other movement disorders, neuromuscular disease and muscular dystrophy, fetal and neonatal neurological problems, brain and spinal cord tumors, neurological complications of cardiac disease, stroke, and epilepsy. Cleveland Clinic Neurological Institute The Cleveland Clinic Neurological Institute is a fully integrated entity with a disease-specific focus, combining all physicians and other healthcare providers in neurology, neurosurgery, neuroradiology, the behavioral sciences and nursing who treat children and adults with neurological and neurobehav- ioral disorders. This unique clinical structure allows us to deliver coordinated, comprehensive, multidisciplinary care to our patients through more efficient treatment decision making and consulta- tion for complex cases. Our staff of over 100 specialists sees one of the largest and most diverse patient populations in the country and offers expert diagnostic and treatment options for all neuro- logic conditions affecting children and adults, including: Alzheimer’s disease, ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations (AVMs), back and neck disorders, brain and spine tumors, cerebral palsy, congenital disorders, craniofacial disorders, epilepsy, headache, hydrocephalus, metastatic tumors, movement disorders, neonatal disorders, neurofibromatosis, Parkinson’s disease, peripheral neuropathies, pituitary disorders, psychiatric disorders, skull base disorders, sleep disorders, and stroke. 
    • Movement Disorders Cleveland Clinic is a nationally and internationally renowned center for the diagnosis and treatment of Neurology Tourette syndrome and other pediatric movement disorders including ataxia. Pediatric neurology move- ment disorders specialists offer traditional medical as well as innovative therapies in special circumstances, including botulinum toxin injections guided by electromy- ography and deep brain stimulation. Spasticity and Cerebral Palsy Cleveland Clinic pediatric neurologists offer specialized treatments to children with spasticity and cerebral palsy, including oral medications, physical therapy, orthopaedic Our nationally and internationally respected members – all board interventions, botulinum toxin injections, intrathecal baclofen infusion, and selective dorsal rhizotomy. The certified in both pediatrics and neurology – collaborate with Cleveland Pediatric Neurology team also leads a multidisciplinary Clinic pediatric subspecialists in every medical and surgical field group of pediatric neurosurgeons, orthopaedists, gastroenterologists, and urologists to manage the including neurosurgery, neuroradiology, orthopaedics, cardiology, diverse challenges faced by children with spina bifida ophthalmology, plastic surgery, gastroenterology, pulmonology, and myelomeningocele. hematology and oncology, physiatry and rehabilitation, psychology Pediatric Headache Program Cleveland Clinic is nationally and internationally and psychiatry, and genetics. renowned for its expertise in the diagnosis and treat- ment of all types of headache in children. Therapeutic Pediatric Motor Disorders Program options include the newest medications for acute A team of specially trained Cleveland Clinic pediatric neurologists offer advanced diagnosis and treatment and chronic prevention, as well as emergency treatment for motor disorders in children. The team also works together with physical therapists intravenous infusions for headache crises. Cleveland and physiatrists at the Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital for Rehabilitation to offer day treat- Clinic pediatric neurologists also work closely with ment programs and long-term rehabilitation for neurologic injury or chronic neurologic conditions. pediatric psychologists to achieve the best outcomes for children with persistent chronic headache. Neuromuscular Diseases Cleveland Clinic Pediatric Neurology specialists diagnose neuromuscular diseases, including In cases of chronic pain that will not subside or that muscular dystrophy, spinal muscular atrophy, congenital myopathies and myasthenia gravis, interfere with children’s school or parents’ work hereditary neuropathies and other polyneuropathies, using advanced techniques including schedules, a pain rehabilitation program is available. specialized DNA tests, pediatric EMG and neuropathological examination of nerve and muscle Through the Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital for biopsies. Affected children have access to the latest therapies including drug trials, plasmapher- Rehabilitation, this two-week program is run by an esis and immunoglobulin infusion when indicated. The Pediatric Neurology team collaborates interdisciplinary team of pediatric experts specializing in with other pediatric specialists in orthopaedics, cardiology, pulmonology, and sleep medicine to helping children function normally again. The goal is to provide multidisciplinary care for children with these disorders. We also provide heart transplan- help youngsters cope with their pain, and achieve an tation for appropriate candidates. acceptable quality of life.  Cleveland Clinic Neurosciences | Pediatric Epilepsy | Pediatric Neurology | Pediatric Neurosurgery 
    • Pediatric Neurometabolic and MRI, MRA, cerebral angiogram, and CT angio- brachial plexopathies, neonatal hypotonia, Pediatric Sleep Disorders Program Genetic Disorders Program gram, as well as other comprehensive diagnostic meningomyelocele, hydrocephalus, IVH and other The Cleveland Clinic Sleep Disorders Center is one Genetic and metabolic disorders are the and therapeutic interventions are offered for all problems. Together, Cleveland Clinic hospitals offer of a handful of centers in the country offering underlying basis of many pediatric neurological forms of neonatal and childhood stroke. Children specialized services for over 9,600 births per year. state-of-the-art consultation and testing for infants, and developmental conditions. A team of with acute stroke are cared for in a state-of-the- children and adolescents with sleep disorders. Cleveland Clinic pediatric neurologists and art pediatric intensive care unit staffed full-time Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Program Children with complex disorders are managed medical geneticists, each with special expertise by experienced pediatric intensivists in conjunc- Pediatric neurologists specializing in the treatment by board-certified pediatric sleep specialists, in and interest in neurometabolic and neurogenetic tion with our pediatric neurologists. Special of brain and spinal cord cancer collaborate with collaboration with other pediatric subspecialists. disorders, offers diagnosis and treatment of these areas of stroke interest include children with pediatric neurosurgeons, pediatric hematologists Some of the common conditions that are evaluated complex diseases. Areas of particular focus central nervous system vasculitis, stroke oncologists, and other pediatric specialists in the include sleep-related breathing disorders, narco- include evaluation and treatment of children with associated with cardiac disease or interventions, Cleveland Clinic Brain Tumor & Neuro-Oncology lepsy, unusual nighttime events like sleepwalking central nervous system white matter disorders neonatal stroke, and the vasculopathy of Center. The team offers sophisticated radiothera- and night-terrors. In addition, children with and underlying genetic and metabolic disorders in neurofibromatosis. pies, including the Gamma Knife for brain tumors; abnormalities of sleep-wake rhythms receive an the setting of mental retardation and epilepsy. computer-assisted imaging for precise surgical in-depth assessment and counseling for lifestyle Metabolic pathways studied with particular Pediatric Neurocardiology Program planning, navigation, and tumor resection; and issues. Children needing evaluation in the sleep interest and expertise include disturbances of Cleveland Clinic is the leading cardiac care facility the most advanced chemotherapy as part of laboratory undergo testing in our state-of- mitochondrial oxidative phosphorylation and fatty in the United States and our pediatric cardiolo- national study protocols. the-art nine-bed sleep laboratory. In the laboratory, acid oxidation, disorders of amino and organic gists and cardiothoracic surgeons offer state-of- children undergo overnight polysomnography and acid metabolism, and lysosomal storage diseases. the-art care for children with a wide variety of Neurocutaneous Disorders Program daytime MSLT examination. A parent may sleep The diagnostic evaluation of affected children is congenital and acquired heart disease. Cleveland Cleveland Clinic pediatric neurologists are part of a comfortably next to the child in rooms specially critically dependent on highly specialized laboratory Clinic pediatric neurologists offer special expertise multidisciplinary team of pediatric oncologists, designed for children and families. testing, and the team utilizes the finest clinical in the management of associated neurological orthopaedists, plastic surgeons, and neurosur- laboratories in the world, including some at conditions and complications of these disorders. geons, providing multidisciplinary care for a large Cleveland Clinic. Pediatric neurologists and They also provide a comprehensive neuromuscular population of children with neurocutaneous medical geneticists work together with other and neurometabolic evaluation for children with disorders such as neurofibromatosis, tuberous pediatric subspecialists to provide multidisciplinary unexplained cardiomyopathy or children undergo- sclerosis, and Sturge-Weber syndrome. care for children with these highly complex ing heart transplantation. Children who have undergone cardiac surgery and circulatory bypass Pediatric White Matter Disorders disorders. Clinical research programs are in and Multiple Sclerosis Program progress in several areas including autism and are monitored in the ICU when needed with Cleveland Clinic pediatric neurologists offer Pediatric Neurology the development of new diagnostic assays. continuous video EEG monitoring to enhance advanced diagnosis and treatment of multiple appointments are available at detection of postsurgical seizures. sclerosis and white matter disease in children. Cleveland Clinic main campus Pediatric Cerebrovascular Disorders Program Neonatal Neurology Program Together with colleagues at the Mellen Center for in Cleveland, Ohio, as well as The Cleveland Clinic Pediatric Neurology team is Cleveland Clinic pediatric neurologists offer Multiple Sclerosis Treatment and Research, we community locations in the Northeast a member of the International Pediatric Stroke prenatal consultation for a wide range of neuro- offer state-of-the-art care for children with MS Ohio area, including Hillcrest Hospital, Study Consortium, a group of international child logical disorders detected in utero at our Fetal and other white matter disorders. Distinction Fairview Hospital and Cleveland neurologists, hematologists and rheumatologists Care Center by fetal ultrasound, magnetic between the many genetic metabolic and acquired Clinic Wooster Family Health Center. from more than six countries with a special resonance imaging or amniocentesis. They also forms of pediatric white matter disease is facilitated expertise and interest in childhood stroke. The offer pediatric neurology consultation and by collaboration with Pediatric Neurology team pediatric stroke team is also a founding member treatment for a variety of newborn conditions members who are world renowned specialists in of the Ohio Pediatric Stroke Consortium which including hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy, the clinical and laboratory diagnosis of this group has established a pediatric stroke registry in neonatal seizures, stroke, CNS malformations, of disorders. Ohio. State-of-the-art imaging, including brain  Cleveland Clinic Neurosciences | Pediatric Epilepsy | Pediatric Neurology | Pediatric Neurosurgery 
    • The Cleveland Clinic Pediatric Epilepsy Program advance, so that following an outpatient has extensive experience in performing epilepsy consultation with the epileptologist, the child is surgery in children of all ages, from infancy to admitted to the Pediatric Epilepsy Monitoring adolescence who have severe, medically refractory Unit and undergoes all necessary diagnostic tests epilepsy. Each patient considered for surgery is and consultations. Patients referred for epilepsy Epilepsy carefully evaluated first in the epilepsy monitoring unit and then discussed individually in the multi- disciplinary Patient Management Conference. Each year, more than 80 surgical procedures, surgery will be discussed in Patient Management Conference and may undergo epilepsy surgery soon thereafter. Six months after epilepsy surgery, all patients return for an outpatient evaluation. including lobectomies and hemispherectomies, are performed at our center. In the postoperative A multidisciplinary, comprehensive cognitive and period, children receive state-of-the-art care in our behavioral program brings together epileptolo- Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. The collective gists, psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers experience and technical expertise of our epilepsy and rehabilitation specialists to provide psychoso- team has yielded some of the best seizure-free cial assistance to patients with seizures at various Cleveland Clinic’s Pediatric Epilepsy Program, one of the leading outcomes worldwide. Children who are not stages of evaluation and treatment. candidates for resective surgery may benefit pediatric epilepsy centers in the world, is expanding to accommodate The Pediatric Epilepsy Program at Cleveland from an implanted device, the vagus nerve Clinic also has extensive clinical and research an ever-increasing patient population. stimulator. Our epileptologists have considerable experience with the Ketogenic Diet. A dedicated clinical and research experience in the use of VNS. epilepsy nurse and dietician offer this treatment Each year, our team sees more than 2,000 children with epilepsy in outpatient clinics and for carefully selected patients, under the care Also available are several clinical antiepileptic evaluates more than 400 children in our dedicated Pediatric Epilepsy Monitoring Unit. Our of the pediatric epileptologist. Families receive drug trials, which offer access to investigational, pediatric epilepsy team also includes several board-certified pediatric physicians in neurology, education and training before, during and after new drugs. Our team understands the special neurosurgery, neuroradiology and neuropsychology. Facilities include a self-contained, eight-bed initiation of the Ketogenic Diet, which requires needs of children with epilepsy and their families. Pediatric Epilepsy Monitoring Unit located in Children’s Hospital at Cleveland Clinic, featuring a short hospitalization. In selected cases, the Requests for consultation from patients and state-of-the-art, all-digital, video-EEG equipment. The Pediatric Epilepsy Unit operates 24 hours- results can be very gratifying. physicians are reviewed carefully by an epilepsy a-day, seven days a week. The unit is staffed by a team of dedicated nurses and EEG nurse to assess what tests and consultations technicians specializing in pediatric epilepsy. Children with complex metabolic, genetic or other Our pediatric support group is available to help will be needed. These can be scheduled in medical disorders have access to pediatric subspecialists in Children’s Hospital. Access to families of children undergoing epilepsy surgery. video-EEG monitoring is also available in our pediatric intensive care and neonatal ICU units. Other special services for children with epilepsy include sophisticated neuroimaging with advanced magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) using specialized protocols for epilepsy, magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS), ictal single-photon-emission computed tomography (SPECT) and • 2,000 children with epilepsy seen in epilepsy clinic each year positron emission tomography (PET). Advanced techniques such as functional MRI (fMRI) enable noninvasive mapping of language and motor function, and delineating white-matter tracts using • 400 children studied in the epilepsy monitoring unit diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) are also available. State-of-the-art software and analysis allows co-registration of data from multiple tests, enabling our epileptologists and neurosurgeon to • 80 epilepsy surgeries performed annually in children better localize the seizure focus within the brain. Cleveland Clinic pioneered the use of invasive EEG electrode recordings from the brain. Subdural and depth electrode recordings are used when indicated to localize seizure onset.  Cleveland Clinic Neurosciences | Pediatric Epilepsy | Pediatric Neurology | Pediatric Neurosurgery 
    • Congenital Neurosurgery At Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital, more than 150 pediatricians and Pediatric and Congenital Neurosurgery is devoted to the comprehen- forms of treatment and technologies such as neuroendos- pediatric specialists offer advanced copy, intrathecal drug pump systems, and adjustable shunt sive and most advanced surgical treatment of children with neural systems are being employed or under development. medical care and rehabilitation services disorders and adults with congenital disorders. Our staff is recognized A multidisciplinary team including a full pediatric staff of for acute illnesses and injuries, as well internationally for advanced treatment in several areas of general oncologists, neurologists, neuroradiologists, nurses and as chronic and disabling conditions. social workers collaborate with our neurosurgeons in the pediatric neurosurgery. Areas treated include epilepsy, pediatric brain Pediatric Brain Tumor Program. Surgery represents the Children with serious or complex tumors, cerebral palsy, cranial anomalies, headache, hydrocephalus, first line of treatment for pediatric brain tumors: More medical problems such as congenital than 80 percent can now be removed. The neurosurgery neonatal hemorrhages and spinal anomalies. Congenital disorders and pediatric oncology groups are supported by an heart disease, cancer, epilepsy and such as hydrocephalus, Chiari malformation and tethered cord are excellent Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Children’s digestive disorders are treated at our Hospital. Sophisticated nonsurgical therapies, including treated in all patients regardless of age. the Novalis system, Gamma Knife radiosurgery, Intra- main campus. Our Shaker Campus beam intraoperative radiotherapy, 3-D conformal offers developmental and rehabilitation The Cleveland Clinic Epilepsy Center has more than 24 years experience in treating surgical radiation therapy and brachytherapy, are now mainstays epilepsy and performing epilepsy surgery. Our outcomes are among the best in the country of ongoing treatments of childhood brain tumors. services to promote functional indepen- for a variety of epileptic syndromes. The focus of the pediatric epilepsy surgery program is to This section has a wide referral base and large experience dence in children who are technology- diagnose, investigate and treat surgical epilepsy. The program boasts an international referral base, large clinical volume, specialized expertise and superb results. In the last five years, in treating congenital anomalies involving the spinal cord dependent or who have autism, feeding pediatric epilepsy surgery cases have increased significantly. We perform more than 80 and base of the skull. Pediatric and congenital neurosur- geons here recently developed an endoscopic-assisted disorders, chronic pain or neurodevelop- surgeries on pediatric epilepsy patients annually. neurosurgical procedure for the treatment of Chiari mental issues. The campus also We work in close collaboration with other pediatric disciplines to form multidisciplinary care malformation, a congenital anomaly characterized by a around children and adults with craniofacial disorders, myelomengiceles, cerebral palsy and downward displaced herniation of the cerebellar tonsils features a pediatric kidney dialysis unit, hydrocephalus. Pioneering work in the diagnosis of chronic hydrocephalus for children and adults into the upper portion of the spinal canal. and post-ICU follow-up, specialized have led to advanced protocols identifying patients who improve with CSF shunting. Various foster care and other programs.  Cleveland Clinic Neurosciences | Pediatric Epilepsy | Pediatric Neurology | Pediatric Neurosurgery 
    • Pediatric Neurology Physicians Referrals: 216.444.5559 or 800.223.2273, ext. 45559 Elaine Wyllie, M.D. Training and Education Director, Center for Pediatric Neurology Clinical Interests: Diagnosis and treatment of pediatric epilepsy, EEG, evaluation for epilepsy surgery Degree: 1978, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana In keeping with Cleveland Clinic’s tradition of commitment to excellence Pediatric Training: Riley Children’s Hospital, Indiana University Medical in patient care, education and research in the neurological diseases Center, Indianapolis, Indiana; Case Western Reserve University Hospitals, Cleveland, Ohio that affect our patients, we take special pride in training future Child Neurology Training: Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio pediatric neurology practitioners. Each year, fellowships are offered Pediatric Epilepsy and Clinical Neurophysiology Training: Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio in pediatric neurometabolism, pediatric headache, pediatric sleep and Phone: 216.444.2095 pediatric epilepsy. Fax: 216.445.6813 Bruce H. Cohen, M.D. Clinical Interests: Pediatric neurooncology, neurofibromatosis, neurocutaneous disorders, neurometabolic disorders, pediatric neurology Degree: 1982, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, The Bronx, New York Pediatric Training: Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Child Neurology Training: Neurological Institute of New York-Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, New York Neuro-oncology Training: Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Phone: 216.444.9182 Fax: 216.445.9139 Gerald Erenberg, M.D. Clinical Interests: Tourette syndrome, tic disorders Degree: 1962, University of Illinois School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois Pediatric Training: Michael Reese Hospital, Chicago, Illinois Child Neurology Training: Albert Einstein College of Medicine, The Bronx, New York Phone: 216.444.2375 Fax: 216.445.9139 Neil Friedman, M.B., Ch.B. Clinical Interests: Pediatric neuromuscular disease, pediatric stroke, neurological complications of pediatric cardiac disease, neonatal neurology Degree: 1987, University of Cape Town School of Medicine, Cape Town, South Africa Pediatric Training: South Africa; England; University of Arizona Medical Center, Tucson, Arizona Child Neurology Training: Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts Pediatric Neuromuscular Disorders Training: Royal Postgraduate Medical School, London, England Phone: 216.444.6772 Fax: 216.445.9139  11
    • Pediatric Neurology Physicians (Continued) Manikum Moodley, M.B.,Ch.B., FCP, FRCP Clinical Interests: Pediatric MS and other White Matter Disorders, neonatal neurology, Debabrata Ghosh, M.D. neuromuscular disorders, pediatric neurology Clinical Interests: Pediatric movement disorders, spasticity and cerebral palsy, Degree: 1974, University of Natal, Durban, South Africa myelomeningocele, pediatric neurology Pediatrics Training: King Edward VIII Hospital, University of Natal, Durban, South Africa Degree: 1990, Calcutta Medical College Adult Neurology Training: Wenworth Subspecialty Hospital, University of Natal, Durban, Adult Neurology Training: Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, South Africa; Division of Neurology, Vancouver General Hospital, Vancouver, Canada Lucknow, India Pediatric Neurology Training: Hospital for Sick Children, Great Ormond Street, London, Pediatric Training: Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, England; Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Edinburgh, Scotland; British Columbia Children’s India Hospital, Vancouver, Canada Child Neurology Training: Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio Pediatric Neuromuscular Disease Training: Royal Postgraduate Medical School, Hammer- Pediatric Movement Disorder Fellowship: Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio smith, London, England Phone: 216.444.2095 Pediatric Neonatal Neurology Training: Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Edinburgh, Scotland Fax: 216.445.9139 Pediatric Neonatal Neurology Research Fellowship: British Columbia Children’s Hospital, Vancouver, Canada Gary Hsich, M.D. Phone: 216.444.3135 Clinical Interests: Pediatric white matter disorders, pediatric neurology Fax: 216.445.9139 Degree: 1996, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland Sumit Parikh, M.D. Pediatric Training: Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Clinical Interests: Child neurology, neurometablism, neurogenetics, mitochondrial disease, Child Neurology Training: Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, developmental delay, autism, pediatric neurology Boston, Massachusetts Degree: 1998, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio Research Fellowships: National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland; Pediatrics and Child Neurology Training: Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Howard Hughes Medical Institutes Postdoctoral Fellow, Massachusetts General Hospital, Pennsylvania Boston, Massachusetts Neurometabolism and Neurogenetics Training: Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio Phone: 216.444.4899 Phone: 216.444.1994 Fax: 216.445.9139 Fax: 216.445.9139 Irwin B. Jacobs, M.D. A. David Rothner, M.D. Clinical Interests: Neuromuscular disorders, general child neurology including headache, Clinical Interests: Pediatric headache, neurofibromatosis, pediatric neurology epilepsy and ADHD Degree: 1965, University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois Degree: 1966, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California Pediatric Training: Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center, Chicago; Babies Hospital, Pediatric Training: MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, New York Child Neurology Training: MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio Child Neurology Training: Neurological Institute, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, Phone: 216.476.7600 New York, New York Fax: 216.476.7675 Phone: 216.444.5514 Fax: 216.445.9139 Tanya Tekautz, M.D. Clinical Interests: Pediatric and young adult neuro-oncology; brain tumors in infants, children and young adults; progressive and recurrent gliomas; atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumor; school re-entry; cognitive retraining for children and adolescents with brain tumors Research Interests: Sensitization of tumors to drug-induced cell death; registry and clinical trials for atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumors; novel therapies for recurrent/progressive pediatric and young adult malignancies Degree: 1996, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota Pediatric Training: Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellowship and Neuro-oncology Research Fellowship: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee Phone: 216.444.5517 Fax: 216.444.3577  Cleveland Clinic Neurosciences | Pediatric Epilepsy | Pediatric Neurology | Pediatric Neurosurgery 
    • Pediatric Epilepsy Physicians Elaine Wyllie, M.D. Referrals: 216.444.5559 or 800.223.2273, ext. 45559 Director, Center for Pediatric Neurology Clinical Interests: Diagnosis and treatment of pediatric epilepsy, EEG, evaluation for epilepsy surgery Prakash Kotagal, M.D. Degree: 1978, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana Head, Pediatric Epilepsy Pediatric Training: Riley Children’s Hospital, Indiana University Medical Clinical Interests: Pediatric epilepsy, EEG, epilepsy surgery, Center, Indianapolis, Indiana; Case Western Reserve University Hospitals, Cleveland, Ohio pediatric sleep disorders Child Neurology Training: Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio Research Interests: Seizure symtomatology, investigational drug trials, vagus nerve Pediatric Epilepsy and Clinical Neurophysiology Training: Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio stimulation, the relationship between sleep and epilepsy Phone: 216.444.2095 Degree: 1978, University of Madras School of Medicine, Madras, India Fax: 216.445.6813 Pediatric Training: St. Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri Child Neurology Training: Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio Pediatric Epilepsy and Clinical Neurophysiology Training: Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio Pediatric Neurosurgery Physicians Phone: 216.444.9083 Referrals: 216.444.5670 or 800.223.2273, ext. 45670 Fax: 216.445.6813 William E. Bingaman Jr., M.D. Ajay Gupta, M.D. Vice Chair, Neurological Institute Clinical Interests: Pediatric epilepsy, congenital malformations of the brain, intraoperative Vice Chair, Department of Neurosurgery neurophysiology, tuberous sclerosis Head, Epilepsy Surgery Research Interests: Pediatric epilepsy, congenital malformation associated with epilepsy in Clinical Interests: Epilepsy surgery, complex spinal disorders children, investigational drug trials Degree: 1990, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Degree: 1987, Government Medical School in Amritsar, Punjab, India Neurosurgical Training: Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio Pediatric Training: Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland Ohio Epilepsy Surgery Training: Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio EEG and Epilepsy Training: Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio Phone: 216.444.9058 Phone: 216.445.7728 Fax: 216.445.0343 Fax: 216.445.6813 Mark Luciano, M.D., Ph.D. Deepak K. Lachhwani, MBBS, M.D. Head, Section of Pediatric and Congenital Neurosurgery Clinical Interests: Pediatric epilepsy, functional neuroimaging Clinical Interests: Pediatric neurosurgery, neuroendoscopy, hydrocephalus, neuro-oncology, Research Interests: Clinical outcomes studies in pediatric epilepsy patients, ictal SPECT craniofacial, spasticity Degrees: 1991, Gandhi Medical College, Bhopal, India Degree: M.D. 1985, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois; Child and Adolescent Neurology Training: Mayo School of Graduate Medicine Education, Ph.D. (neuro-endocrinology) 1985, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana Rochester, Minnesota Pediatric Neurosurgery Training: Boston Children’s Hospital/Harvard EEG and Epilepsy Training: Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland Ohio Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts Phone: 216.445.9818 Neurosurgical and Clinical Research Fellowship: National Institute of Neurological Fax: 216.445.6813 Diseases and Stroke, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland Phone: 216.444.5747 Fax: 216.445.6878 Ingrid Tuxhorn, M.D. Clinical Interests: Pediatric epilepsy, epilepsy surgery, cognitive and behavioral outcomes after pediatric epilepsy surgery Research Interests: Pediatric epilepsy surgery outcomes Degree: 1976, University of Cape Town School of Medicine, Cape Town, South Africa Pediatric Training: Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, Massachusetts; Yale-New Haven University Hospital, New Haven, Connecticut Child Neurology Clinical Research Fellowship: University of Kiel, Kiel, Germany Pediatric Neurology Fellowship: University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Worcester, Massachusetts Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship: Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio Phone: 216.444.8827 Fax: 216.445.6813  Cleveland Clinic Neurosciences | Pediatric Epilepsy | Pediatric Neurology | Pediatric Neurosurgery 
    • Referrals: Pediatric Neurology 216.444.5559 or 800.223.2273, ext. 45559 Appointments are available at Cleveland Clinic’s main campus, Fairview Hospital, Hillcrest Hospital and at Cleveland Clinic Wooster Family Health Center. Pediatric Epilepsy 866.374.5624 Appointments are available at Cleveland Clinic’s main campus and Hillcrest Hospital. Pediatric Neurosurgery 216.444.5670 or 800.223.2273, ext. 45670 Appointments are available at Cleveland Clinic’s main campus.