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Pediatric Neurology

Who We Are:

Baystate Children's Hospital offers a complete range of services, both inpatient and outpatient, for the evaluation and treatment of children with a variety of possible neurologic and development disorders. 

 

Our Services:

Through physician assessment and appropriate testing, we provide diagnosis and treatment for children with neurological disorders including:

  • Epilepsy
  • Headaches/migraines
  • Tourette syndrome/movement disorders
  • Muscular dystrophy and other myopathies
  • Sleep disorders
  • Neurodegenerative disorders.

 

We provide the region's only pediatric electroencephology (EEG) and sleep evaluations. Our outpatient EEG laboratory is located within our practice at the Baystate Children’s Specialty Center, and is the only such facilty in the region specifically for children. All EEGs are performed by a pediatric EEG technician without sedation.We provide for inpatient video EEG monitoring and ambulatory EEG monitoring as needed, as well as vagus nerve stimulator (VNS) adjustments. Child Life Specialists are on site to make our young patients’ experience as pleasant and stress free as possible.

 

In addition, we have the only Muscular Dystrophy Association Clinic in western Massachusetts, and provide neurologic consultations for Prenatal Service at Baystate Medical Center for the evaluation of possible neurologic disorders.

Our Providers:

Five pediatric neurologists and two pediatric neurology nurses make up our team of specialists.

  • Herbert Gilmore, MD, Chief
  • David Dredge, MD
  • Anthony Jackson, MD
  • Beth Rosen, MD
  • Brooke Surran, MD
  • Gira Manferdini, BS, RN, CCRN
  • Trish Ancelli, BS, RN

In addition to our offices in the Baystate Children's Specialty Center in Springfield, Dr. Dredge also sees patient at the Baystate Outpatient Center in Northampton.  Appointments in both locations can be made by calling 413-794-0814.