Dr. Varina Louise Boerwinkle M.D.
Neurologist (Pediatric) | Neurodevelopmental Disabilities4038 Tartan Ln Houston TX, 77025
Dr. Varina Boerwinkle is a child neurologist practicing in Houston, TX. Dr. Boerwinkle 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. Boerwinkle 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.
Psychiatry and NeurologyAmerican Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyABPN
- Resting-state functional connectivity by independent component analysis-based markers corresponds to areas of initial seizure propagation established by prior modalities from the hypothalamus.
- Primary Amebic Meningoencephalitis in Children: A Report of Two Fatal Cases and Review of the Literature.
- Connectivity changes after laser ablation: Resting-state fMRI.
- Neurological Disorders
- Member American Academy of Pediatrics
- Member Society for Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics
- Member American Academy of Neurology
- Member Child Neurology Society
- Member Human Brain Map,
- Baylor College of Medicine Affiliated Hospitals 2009
- Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX Pediatric Neurology
- Baylor College of Medicine, Child Neurology 2012
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