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The nervous system regulates and coordinates the body's basic functions and activities. It is made up of two parts. The central nervous system controls thought, behavior and movement. The peripheral nervous system relays information to the central nervous system for transmitting messages to muscles and glands. Disorders of the nervous system can be very complex.

Through an affiliation with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital at Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital1, our specialists provide comprehensive care for children living with these types of disorders.

Diagnoses and treatment

Our pediatric neurologists use state-of-the-art therapies and advanced technology to diagnose and treat complex problems of the brain and nervous system. In addition to offering extensive treatments for your child, our multidisciplinary teamcan perform a full-range of noninvasive diagnostic tests on-site including:

Multidisciplinary team approach

The medical professionals on the pediatric neurology team are committed to giving dedicated and compassionate care in an environment targeted to the needs of children and their families. The multidisciplinary team includes:

If your child’s condition affects other health conditions, you can count on the pediatric neurology team to coordinate care with specialists who have the appropriate expertise.

Conditions

When it comes to diagnosing and treating your infant, child or adolescent’s medical condition, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago at Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital1 offers the kind of care every parent hopes for in a location that’s close to home, including:

  • A comprehensive range of nationally recognized specialty care
  • Convenient access to more than 150 pediatric specialists at Central DuPage Hospital, Delnor Hospital and the Northwestern Medicine Chicago Proton Center3
  • The latest advances in diagnostic and treatment strategies

In addition, the CDH Pediatric Emergency Department is IDPH Emergency Department Approved for Pediatrics (EDAP) and is designated by the State of Illinois as a Level II Trauma Center.


For more information about pediatric neurology in central Chicago, see the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital site. All Northwestern Medical Group pediatricians are on the medical staffs at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, as well as members of the teaching faculty at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

Related Resources

Pediatric Specialists Directory for Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital: Find a Pediatric specialist.

Legal Information
1

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago at Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital is a collaborative program between Northwestern Memorial HealthCare and Lurie Children's and its affiliated physician groups. The physicians participating in this program are neither agents nor employees of Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital or Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital.

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In the spirit of keeping you well-informed, some of the physician(s) and/or individual(s) identified are neither agents nor employees of Northwestern Memorial HealthCare or any of its affiliate organizations. They have selected our facilities as places where they want to treat and care for their private patients.

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The physicians who practice at the Northwestern Medicine Chicago Proton Center are neither agents nor employees of Northwestern Memorial HealthCare or any of its affiliate organizations. These physicians have selected our facilities as the place where they want to treat and care for their private patients.

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