Neonatal Neurology Follow-Up Clinic
The Neonatal Neurology Follow-Up Clinic provides comprehensive, long-term neurological care to children who were diagnosed as newborns with an injury or condition – such as a stroke, seizure or brain malformation – that puts them at risk for neurodevelopmental challenges as they grow. We follow babies who received care in the UCSF Neuro-Intensive Care Nursery and are at risk for these issues related to nervous system development. We also accept referrals for children who weren't patients of the unit but would benefit from the program.
During visits, we assess our patients' neurological development, identify potential concerns, and facilitate any treatments or services that could improve their health and development. Our goal is to help children reach their full potential by detecting and addressing issues early.
On our team are neonatal neurologists from the UCSF Neonatal Neuro-Intensive Care Unit, a nurse coordinator and a social worker. We work closely with colleagues in rehabilitative medicine, neurosurgery and the UCSF Intensive Care Nursery Follow-Up Program, which provides similar follow-up care for kids who had other types of critical conditions at birth.
Our locations (2)
Awards & recognition
Ranked among the nation's best in 10 specialties
Best in California and No. 5 in the nation for neonatology
One of the nation's best in neurology & neurosurgery
in NIH funding among U.S. neurology programs
Plan your visit
What to Bring
- Photo I.D.
- Health insurance card
- Insurance authorization, if required
- Doctor's referral, if required
- Recent test results related to your child's condition
- List of medications, including dosages, plus any your child is allergic to
- List of questions you may have
- Device or paper for taking notes
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Our research initiatives
UCSF Division of Neonatology Research
UCSF Newborn Brain Research Institute
The Newborn Brain Research Institute promotes brain development and recovery by leveraging clinical excellence, a cutting-edge data hub and innovative basic and clinical research.
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