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Movement Disorders Child Neurologist - Kansas City, MO, USA

Job Description

Movement Disorders Child Neurologist

Children’s Mercy Kansas City is seeking a board-eligible/certified child movement disorders neurologist to join a growing group of 21 faculty in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neurology. The movement disorders program currently consists of two child neurologists and a movement disorders APRN.

Our division is committed to clinical excellence, education and research and is continuing to grow. Children’s 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:

  • Robust Deep Brain Stimulator Program, with an average of 3-4 implants per year, approximately 30 patients actively being programmed
  • Comprehensive Movement Disorders and Spasticity Clinic that includes Child Neurology, Pediatric Rehabilitation, Pediatric Orthopedics and Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • Large Baclofen pump program managed by Pediatric Rehabilitation
  • Established dorsal root rhizotomy program
  • Established Botulinum toxin injection program managed by Pediatric Rehabilitation
  • Largest Tourette Center of Excellence in the United States, that includes Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Neuropsychology, Occupational Therapy, and a full-time Family Therapist
  • Active research in Cerebral Palsy, Dystonia, Genomics, Clinical Pharmacology, and Neuroimaging
  • Numerous subspecialty multidisciplinary programs, including: neonatal neurology, pediatric stroke, neuro-immunology, mitochondrial disorders, Angelman Syndrome, Dravet Syndrome, TS/NF, and epilepsy
  • 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 movement disorders. And the successful applicant must share our unwavering commitment to excellence, integrity, collegiality, antiracism, and respect for inclusion of individuals with diverse backgrounds.

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

The successful applicant must share our unwavering commitment to excellence, integrity, collegiality, antiracism, and respect for inclusion of individuals with diverse backgrounds. 

About Children’s Mercy Hospital Kansas City

Children’s Mercy Kansas City is an independent, non-profit, 390-bed pediatric health system, providing over half a million patient encounters each year for children from across the country. Children’s 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 Children’s 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 Children’s Mercy Hospital virtually at

Our Bi-State Community

Kansas City is a thriving cultural and economic city with more than 2 million residents. Our city’s 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. It’s 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

  For more information about Children’s Mercy Kansas City and about Kansas City itself, visit

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Employer: Children's Mercy Hospital (MO)
Location: Kansas City, MO, USA
Position Type: Physician (MD, DO, Resident)
Employment Type: Permanent
Specialty: Pediatrics
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