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Director Pediatric Epileptology

Job Location: Akron, OH

Ranked a Best Children’s Hospital® by US News and World Report in Neurology and Neurosurgery, the Neurodevelopmental Science Center (NDSC) at Akron Children’s Hospital seeks a Board Certified Pediatric Epileptologist with additional subspecialty certification in Neurophysiology and Epilepsy to lead and expand our Epilepsy program.

The program features a 4-bed Epileptology Monitoring Unit with 24/7 staffing and additional continuous monitoring capabilities located in the ICU and other locations throughout the hospital. Our new 3T MRI combined with an advanced OR navigational system provide high-resolution guidance for our two trained pediatric epilepsy neurosurgeons.

The successful candidate will be an excellent clinician with previous leadership and management experience and a strong commitment to resident education. He/she will be responsible for the expansion of current programs as well as development and growth. Akron Children’s Hospital has an affiliation with Northeast Ohio Medical University where an academic appointment will be supported commensurate with experience. A competitive salary as well as a comprehensive benefits package, paid time off, CME, malpractice, health and disability insurance, and relocation are a few of the standard benefits available.

The NDSC brings together 6 pediatric specialties – Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Physiatry, Neuropsychology and Psychology under one roof to deliver the best outcomes and quality of life for patients. The Division of Neurology is comprised of eight neurologists and six nurse practitioners. Under the leadership of Dr. Roger Hudgins, Director of Neurosurgery and the NeuroDevelopmental Science Center, and Dr. Bruce H. Cohen, MD, FAAN, Director of Pediatric Neurology, the center provides other specialty services for children including but not limited to:

• Autism or Asperser syndrome
•Behavioral and emotional disorders, ADD and learning disorders

•Brain Injury Program
•Cognitive Disabilities and delayed development
•Movement and motor tone disorders
•Neuro-gentic and Neuro-Metabolic disorders
• Fetal Neurology and High Risk Neonatal follow up
•Language Disorders
• Myelodysplasia and other physical disabilities

Job ID: 10011AK

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