Job ID: 290073036  |  Last Updated: 4/7/2022

Child Neurologist-Epilepsy/Clinical Neurophysiology

Children's Mercy Kansas City
Kansas City, MO
Applicant Contact
Rob Dinneen
Senior Physician Recruiter
(816) 302-3781

Job Description

Pediatric Epileptologist
Childrens Mercy Kansas City is seeking a board-eligible/certified child neurologist with epilepsy/clinical neurophysiology training to join a growing group of 21 faculty in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neurology, with 8 epileptologists and 14 Nurse Practitioners
Our division is committed to clinical excellence, education and research and is continuing to grow. Childrens Mercy has very competitive salaries and benefits, in addition to excellent support among physicians and staff with high job satisfaction. Faculty members are affiliated with and have academic rank at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Here are some current highlights from our division:
Level IV comprehensive pediatric epilepsy center with eight pediatric epileptologists, four pediatric neurosurgeons, and 12 bed EMU (8 currently operating and 4 more getting set up in 2022)
One of the largest ketogenic diet programs in the country
Active Epilepsy surgery program utilizing both stereotactic (ROSA) and conventional grids ECOG
Active Intra-Operative-Monitoring (IOM) program.
Neuropsychology program dedicated for the epilepsy center.
Active VNS/Neuromodulation program
Other highlights about the division:
Comprehensive Headache program, including a headache relief clinic where treatment is tailored to each patient using novel approaches such as acupuncture, biofeedback and in-clinic DHE infusions
The only exclusively pediatric Tourette Center of Excellence, designated by the Tourette Association of America
Very successful pediatric DBS program within our growing movement disorder program
Numerous subspecialty multidisciplinary programs, including: neonatal neurology, pediatric stroke, neuro-immunology, TS/NF, and spasticity to name a few
Research collaborations with our Genomic Medicine Center and the Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Toxicology and Therapeutic Innovation
Robust pediatric resident and fellowship programs, including a child neurology residency, clinical neurophysiology fellowship and headache fellowship
The successful candidate should have a special interest in child neurology with expertise/interest in neuromuscular, neuro-oncology and neuro critical care.
The successful applicant must share our unwavering commitment to excellence, integrity, collegiality, antiracism, and respect for inclusion of individuals with diverse backgrounds.
Qualified candidates should submit their CV and cover letter to:

Ahmed T. Abdelmoity, MD, FAAP, FAES
Division Director

Childrens Mercy Kansas City is an independent, non-profit, 386-bed pediatric health system, providing over half a million patient encounters each year for children from across the country. Childrens Mercy is ranked by U.S. News & World Report in nine specialties. We have received Magnet recognition five times for excellence in nursing services. In affiliation with the University of Missouri-Kansas City and the university of Kansas School of Medicine, our faculty of more than 800 pediatric specialists and researchers is actively involved in clinical care, pediatric research and educating the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric subspecialists.
The Childrens Mercy Research Institute (CMRI) integrates research and clinical care with nationally recognized expertise in genomic medicine, precision therapeutics, population health and health care innovation. In 2021 the CMRI moved into a nine story, 375,000 square foot space emphasizing a translational approach to research in which clinicians and researchers work together to accelerate the pace of discovery that enhances care. We invite you to visit Childrens Mercy Hospital virtually at

Kansas City is a thriving cultural and economic city with more than 2 million residents. Our citys long list of attractions includes world class museums, a vibrant arts scene, professional sports, superb shopping, great jazz clubs, and the best places to enjoy barbeque! The city offers low cost-of-living, excellent commute times, and a vibrant downtown, eight-block dining, entertainment and shopping district. Kansas City offers excellent opportunities for both public and private school venues and is home to several colleges and universities. Its a community with a heart friendly, easy-going and forward-thinking a great place to live and pursue a career. For more information about activities in Kansas City go to

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