Stephen L Nelson, Neurologist

Stephen L Nelson

Neurologist | Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology

4720 S. I-10 Service Rd W #401 Metairie LA, 70001

About

Intractable epilepsy - video EEG monitoring, epilepsy surgery, ketogentic diet, vagal nerve stimulators, etc all available.

Autism evaluation and mangement, including Tulane Center for Autism.

Neuromuscular disorders, including muscular dystrophy, spinal muscular atrophy, etc

Learning difficulties such as ADHD and ADD, etc

Abnormal movements including Tourettes and tics.

Developmental delay and regression, including metabolic disorders and inborn errors of metabolism.

Migraines, including chronic daily headaches and chronic pain syndromes.

Pseudotumor and elevated intracranial pressure management.

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Education and Training

UCSD MD 2000

UCR PhD 1996

Cal Poly, Pomona BS 1990

Board Certification

American Board of Pediatrics - Pediatrics

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology - Pediatric Neurology

Provider Details

Male English 20 years of experience
Stephen L Nelson
Stephen L Nelson's Expert Contributions

Areas of expertise and specialization

Pediatric Neurology/Child Neurology

Faculty Titles & Positions

  • Associate Professor Tulane University School of Medicine 2013 - 2017
  • Chief, Pediatric Neurology Tulane University School of Medicine 2013 - 2017

Awards

  • AAP CME/CPD award   
  • AMA Physicians Recognition Award   
  • Special Experience Identifier (SEI), Neurology/Child Neurology, USAF   
  • SEI, Pediatrics, USAF   

Professional Memberships

  • The American Academy of Pediatrics  
  • American Medical Association  
  • Child Neurology Society  
  • American Academy of Neurology  
  • Professors of Child Neurology  

Treatments

  • Epilepsy, Migraine, Developmental Delay, Cerebral Palsy, Stroke, ADHD, Tics, Autism

Fellowships

  • Stanford Medical School

Professional Society Memberships

  • American Academy of Neurology, American Medical Association, Child Neurology Society, American Academy of Pediatrics

Articles and Publications

  • See CV for extensive publication list

What do you attribute your success to?

  • Quality Patient Care

Areas of research

  • Intractable epilepsy and seizures.

    Chronic pain syndromes.

    Hydrocephalus and Chiari malformations.

    Spinal cord malformations.

    Pseudotumor and elevated intracranial pressure.

Teaching and speaking

  • Pediatric Neurology Emergencies, Grand Rounds, Pediatrics Department, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA, 9/15 (pending)

     

    School Failure, Saturday Pediatrics Series, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA, 6/15 

     

    Autism/Developmental Delay, Pediatric Jambalaya, Acadiana Pediatric Society, Lafayette, LA, 4/15 

     

    Autism/Developmental Delay, Neurology Grand Rounds, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA, 4/15

     

    Pediatric Neurology Emergencies, Grand Rounds, Mount Sinai Medical Center, South Beach, FL, 3/15 

     

    Pediatric Neurology as a Career; Tulane-LSU Career Day. New Orleans, Children’s Hospital, New Orleans, LA, 2/15

     

    Status Epilepticus in the ER, Pediatric Acute Care Conference, New Orleans, LA, 11/14

     

    Acute Ataxia in Children, Grand Rounds, Pediatrics Department, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA, 9/14

     

    PANDAS, Red Stick Pediatric Potpourri, Baton Rouge, LA, 8/14

     

    Concussion in Children, Pediatric Potpourri on the Bayou, Lafayette, LA, 9/13 

     

    Developmental Delay, Pediatrics Interest Group, University of MD, Baltimore, MD, 8/13

     

    Seizures in Children, Grand Rounds, Acadiana Pediatric Society, Lafayette, LA, 8/13

     

    Seizures in Children, Saturday Pediatrics Series, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA, 6/13 

     

    Traumatic Brain Injury in Kids, Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center, Bethesda, MD, 5/13

     

    Headaches in Pediatrics, Grand Rounds, Pediatrics Department, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA, 2/13

     

    Acute Ataxia in Children, Pediatrics Department, Naval Medical Center, Portsmouth, VA, 2/13

     

    Epilepsy in Children, Grand Rounds, Neurology Department, VA Hospital, Washington DC, 10/12

     

    Headaches in children, Pediatrics Department, Naval Medical Center, Portsmouth, VA, 8/12

     

    Seizures in children, Department of Emergency Medicine, Holy Cross Hospital, Silver Springs, MD, 8/12

     

    Epilepsy Syndromes, Pediatrics Department, Sinai Hospital, Baltimore, MD, 7/12

     

    New World of Seizure and Psychiatry Treatments, Shady Grove Hospital, MEP Offsite CME meeting, 6/12

     

    Strokes in Neonates and Children, Shady Grove Hospital, MEP Offsite CME meeting, 6/12

     

    How to Perform an LP, Pediatrics Department, University of Maryland Hospital, Baltimore, MD, 3/12

     

    Pediatric Headaches, Saturday Pediatrics Series, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA, 12/11

     

    Pediatric Neurological Emergencies, Shady Grove Hospital Mid-Level Provider Course, 11/11

     

    How to Perform an LP, Pediatrics Department, University of MD Hospital, Baltimore, MD, 10/11

     

    Life in Medicine, Pre-Med Interest Group, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, 10/11

     

    Neurological Emergencies, Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds, Mount Sinai Medical Center, South Beach, FL, 9/11

     

    Developmental Delay, Grand Rounds, Pediatrics Department, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA, 8/11

     

    Developmental Delay, Neurology Grand Rounds, USUHS, Bethesda, MD, 8/11

     

    Neonatal Seizures, Neonatology Fellowship Lecture Series, USUHS, Bethesda, MD, 8/11

     

    Acute Ataxia, Pediatrics Grand Rounds, USUHS, Bethesda, MD, 7/11

     

    Life in Medicine, Medical Student Interest Group, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, 5/11

     

    How to Become a Child Neurologist, Pediatric Interest Group, USUHS, Bethesda, MD, 3/11

     

    Pediatric Seizures and Seizure Disorders, Uniformed Services Pediatric Section, American Academy of Pediatrics Meeting, Washington DC, 3/11

     

    Headaches in Children, Uniformed Services Pediatric Section, American Academy of Pediatrics Meeting, Washington DC, 3/11

     

    Developmental Delays, Uniformed Services Pediatric Section, American Academy of Pediatrics Meeting, Washington DC, 3/11

     

    Child Neurology for the Pediatrician Workshop, Academic Pediatric Association Meeting, Fredericksburg, VA, 2/11

     

    Developmental Delay, Grand Rounds, Pediatrics Department, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA, 2/11

     

    Neurological Emergencies, Neurology Department, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA, 2/11

     

    Child Neurology for the Adult Neurologist, Grand Rounds, Neurology Department, Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA, 2/11

     

    Headaches in Children, Grand Rounds, Pediatrics Department, Keesler AFB, MS, 6/10

     

    Neurology for the Family Practitioner, Grand Rounds, Family Medicine Department, Eglin AFB, FL, 2/10

     

    Neurological Emergencies, Grand Rounds, Internal Medicine Department, Gulfport Memorial Hospital, MS, 12/09

     

    Neurological Emergencies, Grand Rounds, Internal Medicine Department, Keesler AFB, MS, 6/09

     

    Neurological Disorders in Children, Grand Rounds, Family Medicine Department, Eglin AFB, FL, 3/09

     

    Autism, Updates and Controversies in Pediatrics Conference, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA, 12/08

     

    Pediatric Seizures, Naval Hospital Pensacola Primary Care Conference, FL 4/08

     

    Pediatric Headaches, Naval Hospital Pensacola Primary Care Conference F, 4/08

     

    Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Grand Rounds, Neurology Department, Stanford School of Medicine, 6/07

     

    Infantile Spasms, Grand Rounds, Neurology Department, Stanford School of Medicine, 3/06

     

    Military Medicine as a Career, Health Professions Scholarship Program, Air Force Recruitment events, annually 2004-2007

     See CV for further teaching experiences

Favorite professional publications

  • American Academy of Neurology Journal, American Academy of Pediatrics Journal

Hospital Affiliations

  • Tulane-Lakeside Hospital

Stephen L Nelson's Practice location

Tulane-Lakeside

4720 S. I-10 Service Rd W #401 -
Metairie, LA 70001
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