Pediatric neurologists at Studer Family Children’s Hospital in Northwest Florida deliver advanced brain and spine care for children.

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Pediatric neurology at Studer Family Children’s Hospital

When your child has a brain or spine condition, they need doctors who are experienced in providing specialized care for children with these conditions. Our pediatric neurologists and neurosurgeon at Studer Family Children’s Hospital at Ascension Sacred Heart in Northwest Florida have expertise in diagnosing and treating children with neurologic conditions:

  • Brain and spine tumors
  • Congenital anomalies of the brain, skull, and spine
  • Epilepsy and seizures
  • Headaches
  • Hydrocephalus (buildup of fluid around the brain)
  • Multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • Spina bifida
  • Traumatic brain injury (TBI)
  • Other neurological conditions

At Studer Family Children’s Hospital, we deliver a range of therapeutic and surgical care – from medication management to neurosurgery.

Pediatric neurosurgery in Northwest Florida

Dad holding his daughter's hand who is in a hospital bed.Studer Family Children’s Hospital is home to the region’s only pediatric neurosurgeon, Gus Perez, MD. Your child’s care team may also include pediatric neurologists, surgeons, neuro-oncologists, and other pediatric specialists.

Whenever possible, we use minimally invasive surgical techniques, which use small incisions and may help shorten your child’s recovery. After surgery, your child’s care team connects your family with supportive care, including pediatric rehabilitation. Find out more about neurosurgery at Studer Family Children’s Hospital.

If your child is experiencing a life-threatening emergency, go directly to the ER or call 911.

Affiliated with University of Florida Health

Studer Family Children’s Hospital at Ascension Sacred Heart and UF Health, home of UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital, bring together multidisciplinary teams of highly specialized doctors who are at the forefront of the latest research and clinical trials, and diagnostic, surgical and technological developments. This means your child and family are connected to some of the most advanced pediatric specialty care.