Dr. Lawrence Douglas Wilkerson MD
Neurologist (Pediatric) | Neurodevelopmental Disabilities830 Old Lancaster Road Suite 309 Bryn Mawr PA, 19010
Dr. Lawrence Wilkerson is a child neurologist practicing in Bryn Mawr, PA. Dr. Wilkerson specializes in diagnosing and treating disorders of the nervous system in children from birth to young adulthood. With combined understanding of childhood illness and the special needs of each individual child and their family, Dr. Wilkerson is able to help each patient improve the status of their health. Conditions such as seizures, delayed speech, weakness or frequent headaches are treated by child neurologists.
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