Pediatric Neurology

Pediatric Neurology

Diagnosis, treatment and follow-up of neurological diseases such as epilepsy, developmental retardation, mental disability and comorbidities, cerebral palsy, muscle-nerve diseases, movement disorders, sleeping disorders and neurocutanous syndromes are carried out for children between 0-18 years in our department. Pediatric Neurology provides service in The Children's Hospital of Ankara City Hospital on the B1 floor.

Neurophysiological examinations such as electroencephalography (EEG), VEP, BAEP are carried out in our clinic for the diagnosis of neurological diseases. The awake - sleep EEG and short-term hourly monitorization are performed with the digital 22 channel EEG machines in the EEG laboratory where is located inside our outpatient polyclinic. Outpatient polyclinic examination appointments are scheduled by dialing 182 (Centralized Doctor Appointment System) Approximately 1500 patients are examined in our outpatient polyclinics per month.

Four associate professors, three pediatric neurologists and three fellows work in our department.

The Department Chief: Esra Gürkaş, MD, Assoc. Prof.


Deniz Yılmaz, MD, Assoc. Prof.

Aydan Değerliyurt, MD, Assoc. Prof.

Hamit Özyürek, MD, Assoc. Prof.

Alev Güven, MD

Zeynep Öztürk, MD

Özlem Yayıcı Köken, MD


Nefise Arıbaş Öz, MD (Resident in Pediatric Neurology)

Pembe Gültutan,MD (Resident in Pediatric Neurology)

Betül Dünya, MD (Resident in Pediatric Neurology)