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Pediatric Neurology and Neurosurgery

Pediatric Neurology and Neurosurgery

Memorial Hospital Central
1400 E. Boulder St.
Colorado Springs, CO 80909
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Hospital operator: 719-365-5000
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At Children's Hospital Colorado at Memorial Hospital, we evaluate and diagnose the following neurological conditions:


•  seizure disorders such as epilepsy

•  migraine headaches

•  autism

•  Tourette’s Syndrome

•  Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

•  cerebral palsy

•  treatment of head, spine, and peripheral nerve trauma

•  congenital malformation

•  brain and spinal tumors

•  hydrocephalus, commonly known as water on the brain

•  craniosynostosis, growth plates of the skull fuse before birth, which can cause deformity and brain damage


A Team Approach in a Comforting, Supportive Environment

Children with complicated conditions often have many different needs involving a variety of medical specialties. Therefore, pediatric neurologists and neurosurgeons regularly team with a variety of therapists including play, physical, occupational and speech; other experts such as orthopedic and rehabilitation medicine specialists; and the children’s primary care physicians to coordinate treatment plans.

These children and their families may have other needs as well. For example, children with seizure disorders and learning disorders may have a large team “going to bat” for them: the neurologist or neurosurgeon who treats the condition with medication or surgery; the school’s teacher, principal, nurse and counselor; and family members. In this example, parents would receive education about seizures and perhaps receive counseling with a social worker to help them cope with the lack of control they may feel when their child has a seizure.

Children's Offers the Only Pediatric Neurosurgical Service in Southern Colorado

Children's Hospital Colorado at Memorial Hospital’s pediatric neurosurgery team features:

  • dedicated operating room staff including pediatric anesthesiologists and nurses
  • fully staffed pediatric intensive care unit
  • fully staffed Level IIIb neonatal intensive care unit (this is the highest level of care available in southern Colorado)
  • full-time pediatric neurosurgeon

Pediatric Neurosurgery

Dr Paul GrabbPaul Grabb, MD is the director of pediatric neurosurgery at Children's Hospital Colorado at Memorial Hospital. He graduated from the University of Virginia Medical School, completed his residency at the University of Pittsburgh and his fellowship at the University of Alabama-Birmingham.

He is board-certified in neurological surgery and pediatric neurological surgery, and is the only pediatric neurosurgeon in southern Colorado.

For more information about Children's pediatric neurosurgical capabilities or to schedule Dr. Grabb to provide an educational presentation to your team or practice, please call 719-365-8000.

How to Schedule an Appointment with Dr. Paul Grabb, Pediatric Neurosurgeon

To schedule an appointment, please call 719-365-8000.

Please note, a consultation may require a physician's referral. Contact your doctor for more information about the diagnosis or treatment of a medical condition.

Dr. Grabb's office is located at:

Boulder Medical Building

1725 E. Boulder St., Suite 104

Colorado Springs, CO 80909

Fax: 719-365-6905

Free parking available

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"About Craniosynostosis" - by Dr. Paul Grabb

Watch the video podcast interview with Dr. Paul Grabb, pediatric neurosurgeon at Children's Hospital Colorado at Memorial Hospital, about craniosynostosis.


"About Hydrocephalus" - by Dr. Paul Grabb

Watch the video podcast interview with Dr. Paul Grabb, pediatric neurosurgeon at Children's Hospital Colorado at Memorial Hospital, about hydrocephalus.

Serving Children with Special Needs

Children's Hospital Colorado at Memorial Hospital’s neurological and neurosurgical services promote a unique and special philosophy that cares for children’s medical and emotional needs. For instance, parents are allowed in the operating room and encouraged to spend the night with their children in the intensive care unit. Rest assured - should your children need these services, they’ll be in good hands.

Related Links

Learn more about neurological disorders from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, part of the National Institutes of Health. Here, you’ll find information on ADHD, autism, cerebral palsy, epilepsy, migraines, Tourette's Syndrome and many other neurological disorders.