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Pediatric Neuroscience


​​​​​​Th​e Boys Town Pediatric Neuroscience program is home to highly specialized patient-centered clinics to care for the whole child – from medical diagnosis and treatment, to wrap-around services that address physiological, social, emotional and co-occurring conditions unique to each patient.​​

Our Clinics​



Autism Clinic Clinic
Down Syndrome Clinic Syndrome Clinic
First-Time Seizure Clinic Seizure Clinic
Muscle and Weakness Clinic and Weakness Clinic
Neurogenetics and Rare Disease Clinic and Rare Disease Clinic
Pediatric Epilepsy Program Epilepsy Program
Pediatric Headache Clinic Headache Clinic
Pediatric Neurodevelopment Neurodevelopment
Pediatric Neurology Neurology
Pediatric Neurosurgery Neurosurgery

The Boys Town Pediatric Neuroscience team is the largest in Nebraska and the surrounding regi​​​on, bringing expertise across a spectrum of neurological disorders. Our caring experts understand the anxiety and uncertainty that come when a loved one is diagnosed with any neurological disorder. That's why our patient-focused and family-centered care focuses on the unique needs of each individual. When all treatment options can be explored, optimal care is delivered and the best outcomes are achieved.

In addition to providing cutting-edge patient care, Boys Town Pediatric Neuroscience strives to change the way America cares for children by researching new methods for addressing conditions affecting the brain at the Institute for Human Neuroscience. Click here​ to learn more.​

Our Approach to Life-Changing Neurological Care

Children with neurological conditions often require comprehensive care and services as they grow. Boys Town Pediatric Neuroscience clinics offer a variety of specialized equipment and treatment options to meet the unique needs of your growing child.​​

  • The Boys Town Epilepsy Monitoring Unit is a specially designed inpatient unit that focuses on advanced diagnostic evaluation with EEG. Hospital stays are typically three to five days.

    Learn more about the EMU.
  • Electromyographic (EMG) testing and nerve conduction velocity (NCV) testing work hand-in-hand to give patients the most accurate diagnosis for neuromuscular conditions. The tests are low-risk but high-reward and require a high level of training to be done effectively. Led by a neurologist who is fellowship-trained in neuromuscular care, Boys Town Pediatric Muscle and Weakness Clinic has the capability to provide these tests.

    Learn more about the Boys Town Pediatric Muscle and Weakness Clinic.
  • The board-certified providers at Boys Town Child and Adolescent Psychiatry work alongside our Boys Town Pediatric Neurologists to manage and treat neurodevelopmental problems and spectrum disorders. Our child and adolescent psychologists provide ongoing individual and family support.

    Learn more about Boys Town Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
  • Boys Town Diagnostic Imaging services include CT, MRI, magnetoencephalography (MEG), ultrasound and X-ray for all patients. Imaging services are available on Boys Town Home Campus, in the hospital and at the Institute for Human Neuroscience.

    Learn more about the diagnostic imaging center.
  • We have a team of genetic counselors on-site to work with patients and their families. The ability of genetic testing to identify a specific diagnosis is expanding, allowing specialists to answer questions such as who else in the family may develop neurological problems.

    Learn more about the Boys Town Pediatric Neurogenetics and Rare Disease Clinic.
  • Our certified dietitians are trained in specific dieting therapies for chronic health conditions, such as the ketogenetic diet in severe epilepsy patients. We work with patients and families to create tailored plans based on a patient’s specific health needs and follow up to ensure patients are following and benefiting from their nutrition plans.

  • Boys Town National Research Hospital is recognized world-wide as a center of excellence for research and clinical care related to the diagnosis of hearing and balance disorders. Our board-certified otolaryngologists and nationally-certified audiologists and speech-language pathologists provide expert care for children with hearing, balance and related communication disorders.

    Learn more about Boys Town Hearing and Balance.
  • Our pediatric ophthalmologists specialize in the medical care, diagnosis and treatment of vision disorders and diseases that are unique to children.

    Learn more about Boys Town Pediatric Ophthalmology.
  • The certified speech-language pathologists at Boys Town Speech-Language Therapy offer assessment and diagnosis of delays in speech-language development and clinical therapy.

    Learn more about Boys Town Speech-Language Therapy.

Traveling from Out of State?

Boys Town Pediatric Neuroscience is the largest pediatric neurology program in the region – offering care to families traveling from North Dakota, South Dakota, Io​wa, Kansas and beyond.

If you're traveling our clinics in Omaha from far away, our team is happy to help you with any questions you may have prior to your appointment – from accommodations, to dining and more.​​​​​​​​



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