Pediatric Neurology Tulane University
Stephen L. Nelson, MD, PhD, FAAP, is dual Board Certified in Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology and in Psychiatry and Neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He has over 15 years of experience in the field of Pediatric Neurology and Pediatrics. Dr. Nelson is the current Director of Pediatric Neurology at Tulane Medical Center in New Orleans, LA, where he performs high volume inpatient and outpatient evaluations. He runs the pediatric epilepsy center which offers video EEG monitoring as well as epilepsy surgery. Dr. Nelson is also a full-time Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry at Tulane University School of Medicine. He holds a medical license in the states of Louisiana, Mississippi, and Maryland and is certified as a medical doctor expert witness by the state of Florida.
Dr. Nelson provides consultations based on his knowledge and experience as a high-volume child neurologist and a highly recognized expert in: Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD, ADHD) Autism Birth Asphyxia Brain Development Abnormalities Cerebral Palsy Developmental Delay Concussion Electroencephalography Epilepsy Genetic Disorders Erb's Palsy / Birth Injury Headache Disorders Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy Infantile Spasms Movement Disorders Movement Disorders Muscle Weakness Myasthenia Gravis Pseudotumor Cerebri Seizures