NeuroDevelopmental Science Center

Akron Children's NeuroDevelopmental Science Center brings together 5 pediatric specialties - developmental-behavioral pediatrics, neurology, neurosurgery, physiatry, and behavioral and neuropsychology - under one roof to deliver the best outcomes and quality of life for patients. Read More...

Hudgins Roger
Roger Hudgins, MD
Director, Division of Neurosurgery Director, NeuroDevelopmental Science Center

Abdalla Abdalla Ali
Abdalla Ali Abdalla, MD
Pediatric Neurologist

Baird Micah
Micah Baird, MD
Pediatric Physiatrist and Director of Inpatient Rehabilitation

Bhatia Poonam
Poonam Bhatia, MD
Pediatric Neurologist

Blondis Thomas
Thomas Blondis, MD, FAAP, FSCN
Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician

Brown C. Patrick
C. Patrick Brown, MD
Pediatric Neurologist/Epileptologist

Chen Tsulee
Tsulee Chen, MD
Pediatric neurosurgeon

Cohen Bruce H.
Bruce H. Cohen, MD, FAAN
Director, Pediatric Neurology

Duby John
John Duby, MD, FAAP
Director, Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Medical Director, Family Child Learning Center President, Society for Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics

Enlow Thomas
Thomas Enlow, MD
Pediatric Neurologist

Hull Robert
Robert Hull, MD
Director, Myelodysplasia Clinic

Kalavsky Steven
Steven Kalavsky, MD
Pediatric Neurologist

Langkamp Diane
Diane Langkamp, MD
Director, Neonatal Follow-up Clinic, and Director, Down Syndrome Program

Lieb Rebecca
Rebecca Lieb, PhD
Director, Early Childhood Assessment Clinic and Clinical Psychologist

McBride Margaret
Margaret McBride, MD
Pediatric Neurologist/Epileptologist

Mosher Kathryn
Kathryn Mosher, MD
Director, Neuromuscular Clinic

Najarian Christopher
Christopher Najarian, MD
Pediatric Physiatrist

Pulsipher Dalin
Dalin Pulsipher, PhD
Pediatric Neuropsychologist

Sahgal Suneet
Suneet Sahgal, MD
Director, Spasticity Program; Co-Director, Brachial Plexus Treatment Program

Stanford Lisa
Lisa Stanford, PhD, ABPP/CN
Director, Division of Neurobehavioral Health Clinical Training Director, Pediatric Neuropsychology Fellowship Program

Swain Nicole
Nicole Swain PsyD
Pediatric Psychologist

Veluchamy Vivek
Vivek Veluchamy, MD
Pediatric Neurologist

Victorio M. Cristina
M. Cristina Victorio, MD
Director, Headache Program; Pediatric Neurologist

Weyand Chelsea
Chelsea Weyand, PsyD
Pediatric Psychologist

Woods Kristine
Kristine Woods, PsyD
Pediatric Psychologist

Bolden Yvonne
Yvonne Bolden, MSN, CPNP
Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

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Courtney Fruscella, CPNP
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Jucikas Mozhdeh
Mozhdeh Jucikas, MSN, CNP
Family Nurse Practitioner; Epilepsy Surgery Program Coordinator

Kiser Angela
Angela Kiser, MSN, CPNP
Certified pediatric nurse practitioner

Kulasa-Luke Dianne
Dianne Kulasa-Luke, MSN, CPNP
Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Muha Carolyn
Carolyn Muha, MSN, CNS, CNP,PNP-BC
Clinical Nurse Specialist and Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Nossaman Lynda
Lynda Nossaman, MSN, CNP
Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Renner Julie
Julie Renner, MSN, CNP
Clinical Manager

Zeller Holly
Holly Zeller, MS, PA-C
Physician Assistant

Landes Jenna
Jenna Landes, MS, PA
Physician Assistant

Cieplinski Tami
Tami Cieplinski, BSN, RN
Headache Clinic Coordinator

Did You Know?

Did You Know?
  • U.S. News & World Report ranks Akron Children's NeuroDevelopmental Science Center one of the best among children's hospitals nationwide.
  • Akron Children's Pediatric Epilepsy Program is recognized by the NAEC as a Level 4 epilepsy center. Level 4 epilepsy centers have the professional expertise and facilities to provide the highest level medical and surgical evaluation and treatment for patients with complex epilepsy.


Meet Our Patients



NeuroDevelopmental Science Center - Overview

Akron Children's NeuroDevelopmental Science Center is dedicated to easing the circumstances each step of the way, from referral to diagnosis to treatment.

Our goal is to provide care that enriches the quality of life for children and families affected by neurological and developmental disorders.

Team Approach

Led by pediatric neurosurgeon Roger Hudgins, the NeuroDevelopmental Science Center includes these pediatric specialties: 

Our multidisciplinary team of specialists ensures that patients receive all the services they need for complex medical conditions, ranging from autism and neuromuscular disorders to epilepsy and mitochondrial diseases. Services are tailored to the individual needs of each child to achieve the best possible outcomes.

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Akron Children's Hospital
NeuroDevelopmental Science Center
Considine Professional Building
215 W. Bowery St., Suite 4400
Akron , OH 44308
Phone: 330-543-8050
Fax: 330-543-8054
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