Pediatric Neurology

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The pediatric neurology team at Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital at St.Vincent is partnered with St.Vincent Neuroscience Institute to provide compassionate care to young patients struggling with diseases of the brain, spinal cord and peripheral nerves or muscles. Our pediatric neurologists work closely with a team of specialists to create personalized care strategies for everything from diagnosis to surgical treatment.

Conditions We Treat

  • Brain Tumors
  • Cerebrovascular disease
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  • Epilepsy & Seizure Disorders
  • Migraines & Headaches
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Neurobehavioral and memory disorders
  • Neuromuscular Disorders
  • Sleep disorders
  • Tourette’s Syndrome

Services We Offer

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  • 24/7 coverage for inpatients
  • Easy access – For urgent needs we offer same-day appointments
  • We can typically see a child within 3 weeks
  • Specializing in epilepsy and seizures
  • Great facilities
  • Direct admission to Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital at St.Vincent
  • EEG
    • 2 sound-proof EEG suites located in our office
    • EEG suites are staffed by our Registered EEG technician with pediatric experience
    • Easy scheduling and access to appointments, with same-day appointments for urgent cases
    • Our staff will schedule and pre-authorize patients
    • Turnaround time of EEG reading is 1-2 days, though mostly within 24 hours
    • Our staff will call you should there be abnormal results

Our Pediatric Neurology Team

Dr. McGuire

Lisa McGuire, MD

Lisa McGuire, MD, received her medical degree from the Indiana University School of Medicine, and completed her pediatrics residency and her pediatric neurology residency at the IU Medical Center. Dr. McGuire is board-certified in Neurology and Pediatrics with special qualifications in Child Neurology. Her special interests include epilepsy, pediatric headache, movement disorders and neuromuscular disease.

Dr. Pappas

James Pappas, MD

James Pappas, MD, received his medical degree from the Indiana University School of Medicine. He completed his pediatrics residency at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, Washington University in St. Louis. Dr. Pappas completed his Pediatric Neurology Fellowship at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, and Barnes Hospital in St. Louis. He is board-certified in Neurology with special qualifications in Child Neurology. His special interests include epilepsy, muscular dystrophy and neuromuscular disorders, migraine, Tourette’s Syndrome and developmental disorders.

The Pediatric Neurology Center at Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital at St.Vincent can typically see a child within three weeks. For urgent needs, we offer same-day appointments. Please call our office at 338-1600 for a consult or appointment.