Development, Behavior, and Genetics

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Center for Development, Behavior and Genetics

The Center for Development, Behavior, and Genetics provides patients with comprehensive, innovative, family-centered health care in a multidisciplinary setting. Our team of caring professionals advocates for and supports patients and their families by promoting independence, respect, effective communication and community collaboration.

The Center provides developmental diagnostic assessments, consultation and intervention services for children, birth through seven years of age, who are "at risk" for or have a developmental disability.

Since opening in 1982, the Center has specialized in providing services for children with complex developmental difficulties, including autism spectrum and related disorders.

Contact Information

Physicians' Office Building Maps and Directions
Address: Suite 112, 725 Irving Avenue, Syracuse, NY 13210
Phone: 315 464-6395
Fax: 315 464-6398
New Patient Phone: 866 543-KIDS (5437)
Insurance Info: Pediatric Service Group, LLP

Conditions Treated

  • Asperger disorder
  • Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
  • Autism [social, communication, repetitive behavior]
  • Birth defects [congenital abnormalities]
  • Cerebral palsy (brain injury) and brain malformations
  • Down syndrome [trisomy 21, chromosome abnormality]
  • Dual diagnosis [developmental and behavioral conditions]
  • Genetic conditions [inherited disease]
  • Learning disorders [learning disabilities]
  • Mental retardation [developmental delay]
  • Metabolic conditions [PKU, maple syrup urine disease]
  • Spina bifida

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Orthopedics

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Pediatric Division

Provides evaluation and treatment of a broad spectrum of pediatric orthopedic problems. All of our faculty are board certified and have completed fellowships in Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery.

Contact Information

Upstate Bone and Joint Center Maps and Directions
Address: Suite 100, 6620 Fly Road East, Syracuse, NY 13057
Phone: 315 464-4472
Fax: 315 464-5221
Insurance Info: Insurance & Billing

Conditions Treated

  • Cerebral palsy (brain injury) and brain malformations
  • Clubfeet and other Congenital Foot Deformities [foot, birth defect, ankles]
  • Congenital Hand Deformities
  • Fractures
  • Growth Plate Injuries
  • Hip dysplasia [deformation or misalignment of the hip joint]
  • Leg length differences and deformities
  • Rotational/Angular Deformities of the Lower Extremities
  • Scoliosis (Acquired and Congenital) [curved spine]
  • Spina bifida
  • Upper Extremity Deformities

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Neurology

Neurology

The Pediatric Neurology Division of the Department of Neurology provides comprehensive neurologic diagnostic and treatment services for children of all ages. Our goals encompass both emergency and long-term needs of infants and children with neurological disorders.

Contact Information

University Health Care Center (UHCC) Maps and Directions
Address: Suite 4064, 90 Presidential Plaza, Syracuse, NY 13202
Phone: 315 464-4243
Fax: 315 464-7328
New Patient Phone: 315 464-4243
Insurance Info: Insurance & Billing

Conditions Treated

  • Cerebral palsy (brain injury) and brain malformations
  • Developmental delay e.g. from muscle weakness or genetic conditions
  • Epilepsy (seizures), Infantile Spasms, and seizure syndromes
  • Headaches and migraine variants
  • Muscle weakness and walking difficulties
  • Neurofibromatosis and Tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) [nerve tumors]
  • Neuropathies and dysautonomia causing weakness, pain, or numbness [acquired and hereditary e.g. Guillain Barre Syndrome and Charcot Marie Tooth Neuropathies]
  • Stroke
  • Tourette syndrome and other movement disorders e.g. dystonia and dyskinesias

Clinical Services Provided

  • EMG/NCS [electromyogram/nerve conduction studies]
  • EMU (epilepsy monitoring unit) for surgical evaluation
  • Injection therapies for refractory migraines
  • IVIG and other infusion therapies
  • Pediatric Multidisciplinary Muscular Dystrophy Clinic: SMA and other hereditary neuropathies, Muscular Dystrophies, Periodic Paralysis, Friedreich Ataxia, Myasthenia Gravis

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Staff

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Contact Information

Jacobsen Hall Maps and Directions
Address: 175 Elizabeth Blackwell St., Syracuse, NY 13210
Phone: 315 464-5820
Fax: 315 464-8699
New Patient Phone: 315 464-8670
Insurance Info: Insurance & Billing

Conditions Treated

  • Brachial plexus injury [weak arm from birth, nerve damage]
  • Brain injury [nerve damage]
  • Cerebral palsy (brain injury) and brain malformations
  • Spasticity [tight muscles, spasms]
  • Spina bifida

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