Division of Pediatric Neurology
In 2003, the Division of Pediatric Neurology of West China Second University Hospital (WCSUH) started to establish. After more than 3 years of talent reserve, discipline planning, and technology development, in June 2006, the division officially became a third-level discipline, with a neurology ward, a Neuroelectrophysiology Center, and a Children Neurological Development and Rehabilitation Center.
In 2010, it became the leader unit of Children's Neurology of Sichuan Medical Association. In 2012, it became the chair unit of the Pediatric Branch of Sichuan Rehabilitation Medical Association. In 2016, the division was elected as the deputy head unit of the pediatric Neurology Group of the Chinese Medical Association and established high reputation in Southwest China and even the whole country. In 2018, its Pediatric Neurological Rehabilitation Center became an independent department of the hospital, the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine. In 2020, our division became the vice-chair unit of the Sichuan Medical Association Special Committee for Rare Diseases.
The Division is authorized to provide programs for doctoral degree and master’s degree candidates, and undertakes teaching tasks of West China Medical Center. As a standardized training and continuing medical education center for Pediatric Neurology, the division provides standardized training and continuing education for pediatric neurologists from all over China. The Neuroelectrophysiology Center also serves as a training base for pediatric neuroelectrophysiology specialists in and beyond Sichuan province. In addition, the division is responsible for providing consultancy and therapeutic guides to hospitals at all levels for pediatric patients with complicated neurological diseases.
The Division of Pediatric Neurology has a ward with 50 beds at Jinjiang campus, a standard electroencephalogram (EEG) room at Huaxi campus, and a Neurophysiological Examination Center with 18 beds for Video EEG monitoring at Jinjiang campus, providing EEG, Electromyogram, Evoked Potentials (EPs) Tests, and evaluation of neurological disorders and developmental assessment.