A Leader in Advanced Diagnosis, Treatment and Groundbreaking Research in Pediatric Neurological Disorders


As a leading national program, our specialists are experts in treating a broad range of pediatric neurological disorders. But we don’t stop there. Nationwide Children’s Hospital is home to renowned expertise in highly specialized areas of pediatric neurology, such as epilepsysleep medicineneuromuscular disordersstrokeintracranial hypertensionheadacheneurodevelopmental disabilities and more. This allows us to offer comprehensive, family-centered care. We participate in clinical and basic-science research programs, and our faculty has prominent roles in local, national, and international organizations. For these reasons, The Division of Child Neurology at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is recognized as a leader in pediatric neurological disorders.

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Nationwide Children's Hospital is ranked by U.S. News & World Report for Neurology and Neurosurgery.

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Our specialists are experts in treating a broad range of pediatric neurological disorders. Nationwide Children’s Hospital is home to renowned experts in highly specialized areas of pediatric neurology, such as epilepsy, sleep medicine, neuromuscular disorders, stroke, intracranial hypertension, headache and neurodevelopmental disabilities.

Nationwide Children's Hospital Medical Professional

Jaime Dawn E. Twanow

Jaime Dawn E. Twanow, MD, is Section Chief of Neurology at Nationwide Children's and Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics and Neurology at The Ohio State University College of Medicine.

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Epilepsy Center

As a Level 4 Epilepsy Center, we are a referral center for epilepsy patients from across our region and beyond. In addition to standard clinical services, we provide complex neurodiagnostic monitoring, as well as extensive medical, neuropsychological and psychosocial treatment.

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Physicians of the Section of Neurology engage in an array of ongoing research activities. Learn more about our clinical research. 

Neurology & Neurosciences Clinical Research

Learn more about clinical research relating to neurology and neurosciences.

Gene Therapy Clinical Research

Learn more about ongoing clinical trials and other clinical research related to muscular dystrophies and other disorders.

Perinatal Arterial Stroke: A Multi-site RCT of Intensive Infant Rehabilitation (I-ACQUIRE)

Dr. Warren Lo is a collaborator on a Phase III clinical trial to compare the efficacy of two dosages of a new infant rehabilitation protocol - I-ACQUIRE - to usual and customary forms of infant rehabilitation in infants who experienced Perinatal Arterial Stroke (PAS).

For more information about the I-ACQUIRE trial for infants with hemiplegic cerebral palsy due to perinatal arterial ischemic stroke visit NIH Stroke Net or

Click here to visit the I-ACQUIRE trial national center.

Editorial Leadership in Pediatric Neurology

Nationwide Children’s neurologists lead the editorial staff of the leading international medical journal, Seminars in Pediatric Neurology. Pedro Weisleder, MD, PhD, serves as Editor-in-Chief, and John Mytinger, MD, is Associate Editor. The journal is also unique as it allows medical professionals to earn CME credit on select articles through The Ohio State University Libraries, accessible through a link on the journal’s website.

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Patient Stories

Levi K

Read Levi's Story

Name: Levi K.
Condition(s): Mitochondrial Encephalomyopathies

Levi maxed out most of the medications for seizure that he was on. He took 15 different medications twice a day. He also had infantile spasms, and he went blind around 7-months-old.

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