Advanced technology for pediatric patients
Beaumont Children's offers advanced technology for treating
patients. Pediatric neurologists, neurosurgeons and interventional
neuroradiologists are available to treat a variety of neurological
conditions in infants and children.
As the only hospital in southeast Michigan providing interventional
treatment of brain aneurysms and anterior venous malformations and
vascular tumors in infants and children, Beaumont Children's offers pediatric neurological treatments that reduce or eliminate the
need for traditional surgery methods.
Our state-of-the-art pediatric intensive care unit offers dedicated
pediatric specialists in every discipline of medicine and surgery who
assist with your child's care around the clock.
And since Beaumont, Royal Oak, is a Level I trauma center, experts
are skilled and equipped to handle the most severe head and spine trauma
For pediatric head and spine tumors, we offer a multidisciplinary
approach that includes experts from pediatric neurology, neurosurgery,
hematology/oncology and radiation oncology. Specialists from each of
these areas meet on an ongoing basis to review cases and develop
appropriate treatment plans for each patient.
If radiation oncology is part of the treatment plan, Beaumont offers
gamma knife radiosurgery. Through this advanced technology, we are able
to precisely target the tumor, so surrounding tissue is not damaged.
In addition to diagnosing autism and diagnosing and treating sleep
disorders, Beaumont Children's treats the following pediatric
- attention deficit disorder (ADD)
- developmental disorders and delay
- epilepsy, seizures
- movement disorders and selected learning and behavioral disorders
Treatments offered include
- dietary changes for seizure patients who do not respond to medication
- medicine involved with nervous system that is non-surgical
- neuropsychological testing
- vagus nerve stimulation - manages devices that are implanted to reduce seizure frequency
Consult your child's pediatrician if you feel your child may need the services of a pediatric neurologist.
The Comprehensive Epilepsy Center at Beaumont Children's offers a range of pediatric epilepsy treatment
and monitoring services for infants, children and teens with seizures
or epilepsy. The clinic offers comprehensive seizure evaluations and
schedules tests, including MRIs, PET scans and EEGs, for those with mild
to complex forms of epilepsy.