The Division of Pediatric Neurology has an active outpatient clinic adjacent to Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego (RCHSD), and sees approximately 13,000 patient visits per year. Faculty members also see patients at satellite clinics in Escondido, Encinitas, Murrieta, and Oceanside, California.
Inpatient admissions and consultations to the pediatric neurology service number approximately 1,400 per year. In addition to inpatient coverage at RCHSD, the division provides neurologic consultation services to the Neonatal Intensive Care Units at the UCSD Medical Center, Sharp Mary Birch Hospital, and Scripps Mercy Hospital in San Diego.
The Clinical Neurophysiology Laboratory provides comprehensive EEG and EMG services and conducts over 2,000 EEGs and 100 EMGs annually. An active inpatient epilepsy monitoring unit provides continuous EEG monitoring for epilepsy patients. Continuous EEG monitoring is provided in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and the Neonatal Intensive Care Units as well.
Patients with all types of neurological conditions are seen by our faculty. In addition to general neurology clinics, there are a number of specialty clinics at the main site, including autism, intractable epilepsy, headache, movement disorders, neonatal neurology follow-up, neuromuscular disorders, Rett syndrome, neuro-metabolic, cerebrovascular, neuro-oncology/brain tumor, and neurocutaneous syndrome clinics.