Neurology

About Texas Children's

The Neurology Clinic at Texas Children’s Specialty Care Austin specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with neurological disorders that adversely affect a child’s brain development and function and consists of 5 faculty members who specialize in an array of neurological conditions from the common to the very rare. These neurologists have a wide range of knowledge, experience and expertise providing the most compassionate and up-to-date care for children with neurological disorders.

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Services We Offer

NEUROGENETICS

Providers: Dr. Gary Clark and Dr. Lisa Emrick

Diagnoses seen:

  • 3 phosphoinositide dependent protein kinase
  • Agenesis of corpus callosum
  • Adrenoleukodystrophy
  • Greig’s syndrome
  • Holoprosencephaly
  • Hunter syndrome
  • KCNQ2 mutation
  • Language regression
  • Leukodystrophy
  • Lissencephaly
  • Metabolic disorder/disease
  • Metabolic acidosis
  • Mitochondrial disease
  • PCDH19 (female epilepsy)
  • Neurodegenerative disorder
  • Angelman syndrome
  • And more

EPILEPSY

Providers: Dr. Rohini Coorg and Dr. Akshat Katyayan

Diagnoses seen:

  • Dravet syndrome
  • Landau Kleffner syndrome
  • Lennox Gastaut syndrome
  • Drug resistant epilepsy
  • Epilepsy Sturge Weber
  • Epilepsy disorders
  • Epileptic encephalopathy
  • Infantile spasms
  • Juvenile myoclonic epilepsy
  • Tuberous sclerosis

GENERAL NEUROLOGY

Provider: Dr. Charles Gay

Diagnoses seen:

  • Bell’s palsy
  • Guillian Barre syndrome
  • Abnormal EEG
  • Abnormal gait
  • Breath holding spells
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Fainting spells
  • Headaches
  • History of IVH (intraventricular hemorrhage)
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy (HIE)
  • Microcephaly
  • Muscle and nerve abnormalities
  • Muscle weakness
  • Myoclonic jerking
  • Nerve damage and history of stroke
  • Seizures
  • Staring spells
  • Tics and other abnormal movements