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Child Neurology

The MCW Child Neurology Division consists of a dedicated team of physicians and allied health professionals, who provide consultative care to children with a wide variety of neurological disorders in a tertiary care setting. We exist as an academic Child Neurology Division to excel in research, teaching, and patient care. It is our mission to set and maintain high standards worthy of emulation by others in all three of these areas.

Specialty Programs

General Neurology

Pediatric Neuro-Oncology

Neuromuscular Disease, including Muscular Dystrophy

Infantile Brachial Plexus Injuries (Erb's Palsy)

Genetic & Developmental Disorders of the CNS

Movement Disorders

Comprehensive Epilepsy Program

Febrile Seizure and First Seizure Clinic

Comprehensive Headache Clinic

  • Pediatric Neurophysiology
  • Electroencephalography (EEGs)
  • Electromyography (EMGs)
  • Nerve Conduction Studies (NCVs)
  • Evoked Potentials (EVPs)
  • Intraoperative Monitoring

Hyperbarics (at Froedtert Hospital)

Pediatric Stroke Center

Meet Our Team

There are ten child neurology faculty in the Division of Child Neurology at the Medical College of Wisconsin that are each fully involved with the residency and fellowship programs. We have a broad range of sub-specialties amongst our faculty with multiple research interests.

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Samuel Adams, MD

Assistant Professor

Specialty: Child Neurology Neuronatal Intensive Care

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Matthew M. Harmelink, MD

Assistant Professor, Chief

Specialty: Child Neurology, Neuromuscular

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Alexandria Lutley, MD

Assistant Professor

Specialty: Child Neurology

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Niyati Mehta, MD

Assistant Professor

Specialty: Child Neurology Critical Care

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Raquel Moeller, MD

Assistant Professor

Specialty: Child Neurology, Epilepsy, Neurocritical Care

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Lileth Mondok, MD

Assistant Professor

Specialty: Child Neurology

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Hema Patel (Parekh), MD

Professor

Specialty: Child Neurology Epilepsy

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Shannon Pollock, MD

Assistant Professor

Specialty: Child Neurology Epilepsy

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Harry T. Whelan, MD

Professor

Specialty: Child Neurology/Hyperbaric

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Kelsey Dewey, PA-C, MS, OTD, OTR

Nurse Practitioner

Specialty: General

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Jenna Jozwik, MSN, RN, APNP, CPNP-PC

Nurse Practitioner

Specialty: General/Neonatal

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Rachel Sawdy, MSN, RN, AC-PNP, APNP

Nurse Practitioner

Specialty: Neurocritical Care

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Laura Spychalla, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Specialty: General

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Rhonda Werner, NP

Nurse Practitioner

Specialty: Epilepsy