Neuroscience Institute

Neuroscience Institute

Published On 05/11/2012

The Le Bonheur Neuroscience Institute is recognized as one of the nation's top neuroscience programs by U.S. News & World Report. At Le Bonheur, your child will be treated by one of the top neuroscience teams in the country. Here's why:

Our Experts

Our board-certified neuroscientists are specially-trained to treat kids with the most complex neurological conditions.

The team includes the pioneer of MEG technology, researchers in epilepsy treatment and leaders in international neurological associations and societies.

A partnership between Le Bonheur and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, our brain tumor program, is one of the largest pediatric surgical programs in the country. Last year, our neurosurgeons performed 180 brain tumor surgeries.

Parents from around the country seek our team’s expertise. In 2011, the brain tumor and epilepsy programs attracted patients from 32 states.


We are one of a few pediatric hospitals that offer a wide range of neuroimaging tools in the diagnosis and treatment of children. Patients here have access to magnetoencephalography (MEG), intraoperative MRI, functional MRI and high density EEG.

Our epilepsy center is National Association of Epilepsy Center Level IV accredited center, the highest level for pediatric patients.

We care for children with:

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