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Pediatric Neuroscience Expansion

Increasing access to neurology and epilepsy care in the Midwest

Boys Town National Research Hospital is pleased to announce Deepak Madhavan, M.D., MBA, as Executive Medical Director of Pediatric Neuroscience Initiative. Dr. Madhavan will be instrumental in helping Boys Town Hospital build a pediatric neuroscience program, increasing access to comprehensive neurology and epilepsy care for children in the Midwest.

Boys Town Pediatric Neuroscience will bring together current Boys Town Hospital services with a patient-centered focus on comprehensive neurological health care, including pediatric neurology; neuro-imaging; neuro-physiological care through developmental pediatrics; neuro-behavioral health; neuro-sensory care in hearing, language and vision; and pediatric neurosurgery.

"We have an opportunity to build on our existing hospital services and provide a desperately needed service to children and families in our community and in our region," said Edward Kolb, M.D., MBA, Boys Town Executive Vice President of Health Care and Director and Chief Medical Officer at Boys Town National Research Hospital. "Dr. Deepak Madhavan not only brings his experience in building comprehensive neurology and epilepsy programs, but his commitment to continue to innovate patient care to better serve children who are medically underserved and their families."

Prior to joining Boys Town Hospital, Dr. Madhavan was the Director of the Nebraska Comprehensive Epilepsy Program at University of Nebraska Medical Center. He is board certified in psychiatry and neurology and specializes in epilepsy care. He received his medical degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center and completed his neurology residency at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. He completed a fellowship in clinical neurophysiology, as well as a fellowship in epilepsy, both from New York University. He serves on the board for Nebraska Epilepsy Foundation.