Pediatric Neurology Clinic of Koç University Hospital adopts a multidisciplinary approach and uses detailed laboratory and radiology tests for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up of neurologic diseases that develop in the age range of 0 to 18 years. Our clinic delivers services in all areas of pediatric neurology based on the confidence originating from a team that is respected at both national and international scale. Emergency neurologic problems and critical neurologic diseases can be monitored in pediatric in-patient clinic or pediatric intensive care unit. Moreover, our Muscle Diseases Center admits pediatric patients two days a week. Our patients with cerebral palsy are examined by the Cerebral Palsy Council, which holds meeting in cooperation with Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Orthopedics clinics.
Our clinic that is among reference centers in this field of medicine offers following treatments, services and procedures that require special experience and qualifications:
  • Treatment and supervision of children with diagnosis of febrile convulsion and epilepsy,
  • Monitoring the patients with drug-resistant epilepsy regarding non-pharmacologic treatments such as Vagal Nerve Stimulator (VNS),
  • Identification of conditions that develop in childhood and that are confused with epileptic seizures (non-epileptic paroxysmal events), differential diagnostic study with video EEG monitoring,
  • Follow-up of patients with cerebral palsy; arranging their education and physiotherapy,
  • Supervision of neurologic developmental stages in children, developmental tests such as Denver test for early diagnosis of the children with retardation and support programs,
  • Diagnosis, treatment and supervision of headache in childhood,
  • Diagnosis and management of treatment for increased intracranial pressure,
  • Diagnosis and treatment of movement disorders (dystonia, tremor, chorea etc.),
  • Routine EEG, sleep EEG and video EEG monitoring, review of resultant data,
  • Diagnosis and follow-up of muscle (myopathy) and nervous (neuropathy) system diseases,
  • Diagnosis, treatment and monitoring of autoimmune and demyelinating diseases that occur in childhood (Acute Demyelinating Encephalomyelitis, Transverse Myelitis, Multiple Sclerosis etc.),
  • Investigation and follow-up of genetically inherited neurological diseases,
  • Assessment of children with sleep disorder,
  • Assessment of children with speech impairment.


Various neurologic diseases such as epilepsy, febrile convulsion, headache, developmental disorders, syncope, neurologic monitoring of premature and high-risk infants, gait and behavioral disorders, brain trauma, autism, muscle and nerve injuries and stroke are diagnosed, treated and followed up.
  • Epilepsy
  • Febrile convulsion
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Supervision of high-risk infants (premature, low weight at birth, difficult delivery, birth trauma)
  • Headache
  • Autism
  • Delayed speaking
  • Sleep disorders
  • Stroke
  • Neuromuscular Diseases
  • Movement disorders, tic disorder
  • Autoimmune and Demyelinating neurologic diseases (such as Multiple Sclerosis, Transverse Myelitis)
  • Ataxia