The Child Study Center in Fort Worth, Texas, and Cook Children's Physician Network, has an exciting joint-appointment opportunity for a board certified/board eligible Child Neurologist with an interest in the area of Developmental Medicine.This is a unique opportunity for a child neurologist to work collaboratively with a Board Certified Neurodevelopmental Pediatrician and Board Certified Developmental Behavioral Pediatricians while seeing patients at the Child Study Center. This full-time clinician will see a broad based neurodevelopmental practice.The Child Study Center is a regional center of excellence for diagnosis and treatment of children who have or are at risk for neurodevelopmental disabilities.In addition to up to 5 developmental behavioral pediatricians, other subspecialties represented on staff include 10 applied behavior analysts, and 7 teachers with special education training.Dr. Joyce Elizabeth Mauk is the CEO/Medical Director of the Child Study Center.
Qualified physicians will also have the opportunity for joint appointment in the Jane and John Justin Neurosciences Center at Cook Children's Medical Center, joining 11 child neurologists and enjoy support from 4 pediatric neurosurgeons, 3 neuro-psychologists and 8 nurse practitioners. The center includes a 26-bed, state-of-the-art Neuro-Rehabilitation unit, a 10-bed epilepsy monitoring unit and an active epilepsy surgery and movement disorders program. She/he will have support of a complete neurophysiology laboratory and will be able to refer children with epilepsy, movement disorders, cerebral palsy, neuromuscular disorders, and multiple sclerosis to other physicians within the group. Dr. Scott Perry is the Medical Director of the Neurosciences Department.
Cook Children's Physician Network is the employed physician component of Cook Children's Health Care System, a pediatric system of care where physician leadership is fostered and physicians actively participate in the strategic goals and mission of the organization.
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