Institute for Brain Protection Sciences

Programs and Services

We offer a wide variety of pediatric medical services and programs that diagnose and treat the full range of diseases and conditions related to the central nervous system.

Because every child has unique needs, we offer a wide variety of pediatric medical services and programs that diagnose and treat the full range of diseases and conditions related to the central nervous system. Our multidisciplinary programs make it possible to connect with providers who have expertise in the development of your child’s brain and consult with specialists trained in the use of the latest technology and equipment to help your child.

Brachial Plexus Clinic

The Pediatric Brachial Plexus Clinic at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital provides comprehensive care for children with all types of brachial plexus and peripheral nerve injuries. Early intervention can reduce or prevent long term effects. If surgery is needed, an early assessment can lead to better outcomes.

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The pediatric neurology program at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital provides care for infants, children and teens with a full range of neurologic problems. We work closely with the board-certified pediatric neurosurgeons at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital to provide multi-disciplinary care for children who have undergone or may require neurosurgery.

Our pediatric neurologists provide extensive diagnostic and treatment services for children with seizure disorders. These include inpatient telemetry, vagal nerve stimulation, ketogenic diet, and ongoing management of anti-seizure medication.

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The neuropsychology program at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital focuses on the assessment of brain-behavior relationships and neurocognitive functioning and assists with treating changes in brain function.

A doctor, teacher, school psychologist or other professional may refer children and adolescents to our neuropsychologists due to changes in memory, attention, executive functioning, processing speed, behavior, socialization, emotional control, learning difficulties, or other cognitive concerns due to a medical condition such as a concussion, traumatic brain injury, stroke, seizures, epilepsy, exposure to chemotherapy and/or radiation, genetic condition, or other medical condition.

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The pediatric neurosurgery Program at Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital is one of the largest in the Southeast and provides comprehensive pediatric neurosurgery care for patients throughout Florida. Our inpatient Neuroscience & Surgery Unit has 28 individual patient rooms. For enhanced continuity of care and follow-up, we see patients in our main facility and also at Johns Hopkins All Children's Outpatient Care locations in Tampa, Brandon, Lakeland and Ft. Myers.

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Our epileptology program specializes in the comprehensive evaluation of patients who have difficult-to-treat epilepsy. In most children medication can effectively control seizures, but there are some children and teens with epilepsy who have unacceptable side effects from medication or whose seizures are resistant to medication (intractable seizures).

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The Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital Pediatric Psychiatry Program treats children and teens with a variety of mental health problems, including ADHD, anxiety, depression, psychoses, eating disorders and behavioral problems. Services include new patient evaluation, medication management, and psychotherapeutic evaluation and management. 

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Sports Medicine

AllSports Medicine is a multidisciplinary program dedicated to treating sports injuries in children, adolescents, and young adults. Our mission is to provide the highest quality healthcare through evidence based research in the treatment, education, and prevention of sports injuries. Our specialty care services meet the needs of each athlete and include primary care sports medicine, orthopedics, emergency medicine, radiology, neurosurgery, nutrition, cardiology, and sports rehabilitation. Our comprehensive center is the only sports medicine program in the Tampa Bay area focused solely on the care of young athletes.

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