Pediatric Neurology provides inpatient consultative services at both the Children's of Alabama and UAB Hospital. In addition, the service administers and directs a four bed inpatient Epilepsy Monitoring Unit, with plans for expansion in the future. Patient diagnoses covers a range of problems including seizure disorders, neurodegenerative diseases, primary muscle diseases, developmental problems and acute encephalopathies.
The division provides ambulatory services through general pediatric neurology clinics at Children's and sleep clinics. An expanding research program is investigating basic and clinical problems related to epilepsy, child development, genetics and biochemical diseases.