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The University of Chicago Medicine - Comer Children's Hospital

Pediatric Neuroscience Care

We're ready for the greatest challenges.

At the University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children's Hospital, we provide highly specialized, compassionate, multidisciplinary care for children with a wide range of neurological diseases, including:

Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors

Our team of dedicated experts provides comprehensive care and services for each child and family. In addition to providing the best care possible, our specialists make quality of life a priority for each patient.

Congenital Anomalies

Our team provides expert care for nervous system disorders that may be present at birth, including:

  • Hydrocephalus
  • Chiari malformation
  • Syringomyelia
  • Spina bifida
  • Tethered cord syndrome
  • Craniosynostosis
  • Encephalocele

Read more about our services for children with congenital anomalies.

Craniofacial Anomalies

Ty with his surgeon, Russell Reid, MD, PhD, two months after the halo device was removed.

Our dedicated specialists provide comprehensive care for children with craniofacial disorders in the Craniofacial Anomalies Multidisciplinary Program (CAMP) -- one of the largest programs of its kind in our region.


Our Level 4 epilepsy center is recognized by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers for offering the highest level of medical and surgical care.


Our comprehensive program is led by neurofibromatosis expert James Tonsgard, MD.

Read our NF patient guide.