Pediatric Neurology Specialist

Houston Specialty Clinic

Pediatric Neurology, Pediatric Pulmonary, and Sleep Medicine located in Houston, Sugar Land, and Katy, TX

Board-certified pediatric neurologist Joshua Rotenberg, MD, has advanced expertise in epilepsy, brain injuries, and sleep disorders. Dr. Rotenberg provides family-centered pediatric neurology care for patients from infancy through early adulthood at Houston Specialty Clinic in Houston and Sugar Land, Texas. Call today for the best care in pediatric neurology.

Pediatric Neurology Q & A

What is pediatric neurology? What is an epileptologist?

Pediatric neurology is a specialized area of medicine that focuses on treating children who have nervous system disorders. Problems with the nervous system can originate in the brain, spinal cord, nerves, or muscles. 

An epileptologist has advanced training and certificationfor diagnosing and treating epilepsy. Dr. Rotenberg is a board-certified epileptologist. He offers EEG, video EEG when needed, management of vagus nerve stimulators and oversight of ketogenic diet. Dr. Rotenberg has extensive experience with cannabinoids such as Epidiolex.


Dr. Rotenberg treats children with many developmental disabilities, including:

  • Cerebral palsy
  • Spina bifida
  • ADHD
  • Intellectual disability
  • Learning disabilities such as dyslexia
  • Down Syndrome
  • Neurogenetic Disorders


Dr. Rotenberg evaluates and treats neurological conditions while providing specialized care for the needs of your child and your family. 


What conditions do pediatric neurologists treat?

Dr. Rotenberg diagnoses, treats, and manages a wide range of conditions, including:

Epilepsy (aka Seizure disorder)

Epilepsy is a common brain disorder that causes recurrent seizures. Dr. Rotenberg specializes in treating childhood epilepsy as well as seizures in newborns and febrile seizures. 

Brain injuries

A fall, accident, or blow to the head can cause a concussion or traumatic brain injury. Birth Injuries and stroke causing cerebral palsyare examples of a non-traumatic brain injury. 

Developmental delays and disabilities

Dr. Rotenberg evaluates and treats delayed development in speech, language, movement, and thinking abilities. He also treats developmental disabilities, including:

  • Autism spectrum disorders
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Neurogenetic Disorders
  • Spina bifida
  • Down Syndrome

Movement and muscle disorders

Childhood movement disorders include tics and Tourette Syndrome, spasticity, and chorea. These disorders cause involuntary movements. Muscular dystrophy is an example of a neuromuscular disorder that causes muscle weakness. 

Neuro-Behavioral disorders

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and sleep problems are common behavioral disorders in children. ADHD causes difficulty paying attention and controlling impulses. 

Headaches

Dr. Rotenberg treats various types of headaches, including migraines. In addition to a pounding headache, migraines can cause a host of symptoms, including nausea and vomiting. 


What services does a pediatric neurologist provide?

As a highly trained pediatric neurologist, Dr. Rotenberg provides specialized care, including comprehensive evaluations and consultations prioritizingyour child’s needs.  A visit to Houston Specialty Clinic may involve one or more of the following diagnostic and treatment services:

  • Electroencephalography (EEG) and Video EEG
  • Concussion testing and management
  • Developmental testing for early childhood autism
  • Neurogenetic evaluation
  • Botox® injections for spasticity, headache, movement disorders, and excess sweating
  • Sleep studies
  • Neuromodulation treatment for neurologic disorders (e.g.migraine)

 

For compassionate care and expertise in pediatric neurology, call Houston Specialty Clinic today. 

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