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Pediatric Neurology

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The pediatric neurologists at Montana Children's Specialists study and treat the brain, spine and nervous system in children and adolescents. As a department of Kalispell Regional Medical Center we care for patients from birth through age 21. We specialize in the diagnosis of seizures and epilepsy syndromes and appropriate medical treatment of those conditions.

Conditions Treated

  • Abnormal head, brain or face shape and size
  • Autism spectrum disorder
  • Concussion and brain or spine injury
  • Epilepsy and seizures
  • Genetic disorder
  • Hydrocephalus and Chiari malformation
  • Hypotonia
  • Meningitis, encephalitis and other infections of the nervous system
  • Migraine and headache
  • Movement disorder
  • Neurocutaneous syndromes
  • Neurometabolic disorder
  • Neuromuscular disorder
  • Shaken baby syndrome
  • Stroke and vascular disease
  • Syncope
  • White matter and neuroimmunological disorders

Services and Procedures

  • Management of the above conditions
  • Diagnostic and therapeutic lumbar puncture (performed by Dr. Wheeler in Kalispell Regional Medical Center’s same-day surgery department)
  • Routine electroencephalogram (EEG) interpretation (read by Dr. Wheeler, available at all local and outreach clinic locations)
  • Continuous video EEG monitoring (extended monitoring performed at Kalispell Regional Medical Center)
  • Neuroimaging (CT and MRI) interpretation
  • Electromyography (EMG) and nerve conduction studies (performed at the Neuroscience & Spine Institute)

Regional Clinics

For patients in other areas of Montana, we offer regional clinics in Missoula, Great Falls and Helena. To learn more or make an appointment, call (406) 752-5095.

Missoula Clinic
1821 South Avenue West, Suite 202
Missoula, MT 59801

Great Falls Clinic
1300 28th Street South, Suite 4
Great Falls, MT 59405

Helena Clinic
121 N. Last Chance Gulch, Suite C
Helena, MT 59601

Patient forms

Patient Consent and Financial Agreement Form
New Patient Registration Form
Authorization to Share Care Information
Pediatric Intake History