The Child Neurology Division at UNC is one of the first programs of its kind in the United States. Thomas Farmer, MD, a pioneer in child neurology and author of one of the very first child neurology textbooks, founded UNC’s Division of Neurology in 1952, which later became the Department of Neurology in 1976.
Child Neurology offers expertise in:
- Neurodevelopmental Disorders
- Metabolic Disorders
- Neurocutaneous Disorders (neurofibromatosis, tuberous sclerosis, Sturge-Weber, and others)
- Childhood Headaches
- Sleep Disorders
- Neuromuscular Diseases (muscular dystrophy, spinal muscular atrophy, and others)
- Cerebral Palsy
- Tic Disorders (Tourette syndrome)
About Our Clinics
Our clinics, faculty, and providers apply state-of-the-art diagnostic facilities and multidisciplinary expertise to provide some of the best care in the southeast United States. The dieticians, psychologists, social workers, physical therapists, and occupational therapists provide important help for the patients we evaluate and manage in our clinics and wards.
The primary pediatric clinic and hospital wards are located in the UNC Children’s Hospital. These facilities offer a pleasant and friendly environment for families that support the healing process. All rooms are private and quiet, and a large playroom and entertainment facility offers fun environment for the children. UNC Child Neurology also offers clinics in Raleigh every Monday and in Lumberton once a month.
101 Manning Drive
Phone: (984) 974-1000
6011 Farrington Road, Suite 101
Phone: (984) 974-7337