Pediatric Neurology

Pediatric Neurologists specialize in neurology with special skills in diagnosis and treatment of neurologic disorders of the neonatal period, infancy, early childhood, and adolescence. (from NUCC Taxonomy, Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology)

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Missoula, MT
Phone: 406-752-5095
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Organization Name: Dr. Marcus Wheeler
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Missoula, MT
Phone: 406-752-5095
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Wheelchair Access: Yes
Languages Spoken: English
Provider Profiles: Pediatric neurologist Marcus Wheeler, MD, joined the Department of Neurology of the Neuroscience & Spine Institute at Kalispell Regional Healthcare in August 2013. As a member of the active medical staff at Kalispell Regional Medical Center and The HealthCenter, Dr. Wheeler treats a broad range of neurological conditions in children but has a special interest in epilepsy. The native of Upstate New York earned his undergraduate degree in psychology and biochemistry from Syracuse University, then his medical degree from Dartmouth Medical School in Hanover, New Hampshire, where he decided to pursue training in the field of pediatric neurology. To gain a depth of training beyond the norm, he first carried out a two-year pediatric residency at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis and then another three-year pediatric neurology residency at the University of Colorado in Denver. He received the highest academic scholarship and graduated magna cum laude from Syracuse, and further developed his expertise through research, curriculum development, and educational presentations. Dr. Wheeler is a lifelong soccer player, a skier and winter sports enthusiast, an actor in theatrical and film productions, an avid reader and cook, and is proficient in German.
Source: Montana Children's Special Health Services
Last Updated: 2/28/2018
Great Falls, MT
Phone: 406-752-5095
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Organization Name: Dr. Marcus Wheeler
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Great Falls, MT
Phone: 406-752-5095
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Wheelchair Access: Yes
Languages Spoken: English
Provider Profiles: Pediatric neurologist Marcus Wheeler, MD, joined the Department of Neurology of the Neuroscience & Spine Institute at Kalispell Regional Healthcare in August 2013. As a member of the active medical staff at Kalispell Regional Medical Center and The HealthCenter, Dr. Wheeler treats a broad range of neurological conditions in children but has a special interest in epilepsy. The native of Upstate New York earned his undergraduate degree in psychology and biochemistry from Syracuse University, then his medical degree from Dartmouth Medical School in Hanover, New Hampshire, where he decided to pursue training in the field of pediatric neurology. To gain a depth of training beyond the norm, he first carried out a two-year pediatric residency at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis and then another three-year pediatric neurology residency at the University of Colorado in Denver. He received the highest academic scholarship and graduated magna cum laude from Syracuse, and further developed his expertise through research, curriculum development, and educational presentations. Dr. Wheeler is a lifelong soccer player, a skier and winter sports enthusiast, an actor in theatrical and film productions, an avid reader and cook, and is proficient in German.
Source: Montana Children's Special Health Services
Last Updated: 2/28/2018
Helena, MT
Phone: 406-752-5095
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Organization Name: Dr. Marcus Wheeler
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Helena, MT
Phone: 406-752-5095
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Wheelchair Access: Yes
Languages Spoken: English
Provider Profiles: Pediatric neurologist Marcus Wheeler, MD, joined the Department of Neurology of the Neuroscience & Spine Institute at Kalispell Regional Healthcare in August 2013. As a member of the active medical staff at Kalispell Regional Medical Center and The HealthCenter, Dr. Wheeler treats a broad range of neurological conditions in children but has a special interest in epilepsy. The native of Upstate New York earned his undergraduate degree in psychology and biochemistry from Syracuse University, then his medical degree from Dartmouth Medical School in Hanover, New Hampshire, where he decided to pursue training in the field of pediatric neurology. To gain a depth of training beyond the norm, he first carried out a two-year pediatric residency at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis and then another three-year pediatric neurology residency at the University of Colorado in Denver. He received the highest academic scholarship and graduated magna cum laude from Syracuse, and further developed his expertise through research, curriculum development, and educational presentations. Dr. Wheeler is a lifelong soccer player, a skier and winter sports enthusiast, an actor in theatrical and film productions, an avid reader and cook, and is proficient in German.
Source: Montana Children's Special Health Services
Last Updated: 2/28/2018
Billings, MT 59101
Phone: 406-238-5700
Organization Name: Billings Clinic
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Billings, MT 59101
Phone: 406-238-5700
Services Provided: Developmental Delay, Multiple Sclerosis, Neurofibromatosis, Neuromuscular Disease, Seizures, Stroke Care, Muscular Dystrophy, Trauma Brain Injury
Provider Profiles: Dr. John Binder, MD
Source: Montana Children's Special Health Services
Last Updated: 2/27/2018
2825 8th Ave N, Billings, MT 59101
Billings, MT 59101
Phone: 406-238-5770
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Organization Name: Billings Clinic
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2825 8th Ave N, Billings, MT 59101
Billings, MT 59101
Phone: 406-238-5770
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Services Provided: Epilepsy, Muscular Dystrophy, Developmental delay, Genetic neurodegenerative disorders, Stroke, Myasthenia gravis, Multiple Sclerosis, Headaches/migraines, Traumatic brain injuries
Provider Profiles: Dr. John Binder, MD
Source: Montana Children's Special Health Services
Last Updated: 2/27/2018
1810 S. 22nd Ave Ste
Bozeman, MT 59178
Phone: 406-522-5437
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Organization Name: Billings Clinic (at Acorn Pediatrics)
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1810 S. 22nd Ave Ste
Bozeman, MT 59178
Phone: 406-522-5437
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Services Provided: Epilepsy, Muscular Dystrophy, Developmental delay, Genetic neurodegenerative disorders, Stroke, Myasthenia gravis, Multiple Sclerosis, Headaches/migraines, Traumatic brain injuries
Provider Profiles: Dr. John Binder, MD
Source: Montana Children's Special Health Services
Last Updated: 2/27/2018

Billings, MT

1020 N. 27th Street
Billings, MT 59101
Phone: 406-255-8562
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Organization Name: Billings Clinic Behavioral Health
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1020 N. 27th Street
Billings, MT 59101
Phone: 406-255-8562
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Services Provided: Provides therapy and neuropsychological evaluations for children.
Source: Montana Suggest Provider Queue
Last Updated: 3/29/2019
1232 North 30th St
Suite 200
Billings, MT 59101
Phone: 406-237-5300
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Organization Name: SVPN Pediatric Specialty Clinics
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1232 North 30th St
Suite 200
Billings, MT 59101
Phone: 406-237-5300
Fax: 406-237-5305
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Wheelchair Access: Yes
Services Provided: Neurology is the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the nervous system, including the brain, spinal cord and nerves. At this clinic, specialists evaluate children for problems such as headaches and migraines, epilepsy and seizures, tics and other disorders of the developing nervous system. Appointments can be made by referral from pediatricians or other community providers.
Provider Profiles: Collin Van Orman, MD
Sheri Sala RN-Nurse Coordinator
Source: Montana Children's Special Health Services
Last Updated: 12/26/2019

Hamilton, MT

1200 Westwood Drive
Hamilton, MT 59840
Phone: 406-363-2211
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Organization Name: Marcus Daily Memorial Hospital
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1200 Westwood Drive
Hamilton, MT 59840
Phone: 406-363-2211
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Services Provided: Laminectomies/Discectomies
Back and Neck Fusions
VP Shunts
Aneurism repair
Stroke treatment
Brain tumor removal
Peripheral nerve surgery
Provider Profiles: Dr. Richard Day, MD
Source: Montana Children's Special Health Services
Last Updated: 2/28/2018

Helena, MT

3330 Ptarmigan Lane
Helena, MT 59601
Phone: 406-457-4180
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Organization Name: Kalispell Regional (at St. Peters Health)
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3330 Ptarmigan Lane
Helena, MT 59601
Phone: 406-457-4180
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Services Provided: Pediatric neurologist Marcus Wheeler, MD, joined the Department of Neurology of the Neuroscience and Spine Institute at Kalispell Regional Healthcare in August 2013. As a member of the active medical staff at Kalispell Regional Medical Center and The HealthCenter, Dr. Wheeler treats a broad range of neurological conditions in children but has a special interest in epilepsy. He obtained his Dartmouth Medical School in New Hampshire, a two-year pediatric residency at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis and then another three-year pediatric neurology residency at the University of Colorado in Denver.
Provider Profiles: Marcus Wheeler, MD of Kalispell Regional visiting monthly
Source: Montana Children's Special Health Services
Last Updated: 2/28/2018

Kalispell, MT

Organization Name: Kalispell Regional Healthcare
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Address:
310 Sunnyview Lane
Kalispell, MT 59901
Phone: 406-752-5310
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Eligibility: Insurance, Medicaid, Medicare, Financial assistance available to those who qualify
Services Provided: Hospitalists are physicians specially trained in caring for patients while they are in the hospital. Hospitalists are medical physicians who specialize in the care of hospitalized patients. KRMC’s hospitalists are on-site at the hospital seven days a week, 24 hours a day to provide patients with ongoing and immediate care. They work as partners with physicians to ensure the highest standard of care during patients' hospital stay. The KRMC hospitalists are board certified in internal medicine or family practice. They possess extensive expertise in the best treatment practices, care coordination and options for post-discharge care. And because hospitalists are located in the hospital, they can spend more time with their patients, improving communication and care.
Provider Profiles: Dr. Austine Simos, Cardiologist
Dr. Alan Rice, Endocrinology
Dr. Thomas Flass, Gastroenterology
Dr. Dan Lustig, Gastroenterology
Dr. Courtney Lyle, Hematology/Oncology
Dr. Carrie Neuhardt, Hematology/Oncology
Dr. Brandi Skiles, Hematology/Oncology
Dr. Marcus Wheeler, Neurology
Dr. Kelly Schmidt, Neurosurgery
Dr. Mark Kaneta, Director, NICU
Dr. Margaret Sanchell, Director, PICU
Dr. Daniel Korb, Psychiatry
Dr. Michael (Todd) Rutherford, Psychiatry
Dr. Gavin Falk, Surgery
Dr. Rachel Fisherkeller, Surgery
Dr. Federico Seifarth, Surgery
Source: Montana Children's Special Health Services
Last Updated: 7/29/2019
350 Sunnyview Lane
Kalispell, MT 59901
Phone: 406-758-7490
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Organization Name: Montana Children's
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350 Sunnyview Lane
Kalispell, MT 59901
Phone: 406-758-7490
Fax: 406-758-7080
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Email: kschmidt@krmc.org
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Languages Spoken: English
Services Provided: The pediatric neurosurgeons at Montana Children's Specialists diagnose and treat conditions of the nervous system, head, spine and brain. Montana Children's Specialists is a department of Kalispell Regional Medical Center.

For patients in other areas of Montana, we offer regional clinics in Bozeman, Great Falls and Missoula. To learn more or make an appointment, call (844) 215-7969.

Bozeman Clinic
120 North 19th Avenue, Suite A
Bozeman, MT 59715

Great Falls Clinic
2012 14th Street SW
Great Falls, MT 59404

Missoula Clinic
1821 South Avenue West, Suite 202
Missoula, MT 59801

CONDITIONS TREATED
Achondroplasia / dwarfism
Aneurysms
Arachnoid or intracranial cysts
Arteriovenous malformations
Brain tumors
Brainstem glioma
Ependymoma
Juvenile pilocytic astrocytoma
Medulloblastoma
Cavernous malformations
Cerebral palsy
Chiari malformation
Colloid cyst
Concussion
Congenital malformations of the brain and spine
Craniosynostosis
Dandy Walker malformation
Dermoid cyst
Epilepsy
Fatty filum terminale
Hydrocephalus
Infection – brain or spine
Macrocephaly
Neurofibromatosis
Plagiocephaly
Skull tumors
Spasticity
Spina bifida
Spinal cord tumors
Syringomyelia / syrinx
Tethered spinal cord
Traumatic brain injury
Traumatic spine injury
Vein of Galen malformations
SERVICES AND PROCEDURES
Abscess surgery – brain and spine
Aneurysm clipping
Arachnoid cyst fenestration or resection
Brain tumor surgery – biopsy or resection
Encephalocele repair
Endoscopic third ventriculostomy (ETV)
Chiari decompression
Cranial vault remodeling
Craniectomy
Cranioplasty / bone flap replacement
Craniosynostosis repair
Craniotomy
CSF shunt surgery – placement or revision
Ventriculo-peritoneal
Ventriculo-atrial
Ventriculo-pleural
Dermoid cyst resection
External ventricular drain (EVD) placement
Fatty filum surgery
Foramen magnum decompression
Hematoma evacuation (brain or spine)
ICP monitor placement
Intrathecal baclofen pump placement or revision
Intrathecal baclofen pump management and refills
Laminectomy
Prenatal consultations for identified fetal abnormalities
Skull tumor surgery – biopsy or resection, with skull repair
Spina bifida / myelomeningocele repair
Spinal cord tumor surgery – biopsy or resection
Syrinx shunt
Tethered cord release
Dermal sinus tract
Lipomyelomeningocele
Vagus nerve stimulator (VNS) placement or revision
Vagus nerve stimulator (VNS) management
Vascular malformation resection
Provider Profiles: Kelly Schmidt, MD, FAANS
Pediatric Neurosurgery
Surgery, Neurological

Dr. Kelly Schmidt joined the Kalispell Regional Healthcare active medical staff in July 2017. She is a pediatric neurosurgeon practicing at Montana Children’s Specialists, a department of Kalispell Regional Medical Center. She is also part of Montana Children’s and its team of more than 40 pediatric specialists. Dr. Schmidt earned her medical degree at George Washington University School of Medicine in Washington, DC, and subsequently completed her residency and fellowship trainings at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. With a growing pediatric program at KRH, Dr. Schmidt is a leader in developing the pediatric neurosurgery services to help care for our youngest patients in northwest Montana. With a background and interest in traumatic brain injuries, Dr. Schmidt will also lend her expertise to the Save the Brain program, which helps educate teachers, parents, coaches and student athletes about concussion prevention. When Dr. Schmidt is not in the office she enjoys skiing, playing soccer, and Denver Broncos football.

Certifications
American Board of Neurological Surgery

Fellowships
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center – pediatric neurological surgery

Residency
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Medical School
George Washington University School of Medicine

Clinics
Montana Children's Specialists
202 Conway Drive, Suite 200
Kalispell, MT 59901
p: (406) 758-7490
f: (406) 758-7080

Hospital Privileges
Kalispell Regional Medical Center
The HealthCenter
Financial Assistance
This provider subscribes to the Kalispell Regional Healthcare Financial Assistance Program.
Source: Montana Suggest Provider Queue
Last Updated: 12/27/2019
200 Commons Way
Kalispell, MT 59901
Phone: 406-752-5095
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Organization Name: Kalispell Regional Healthcare
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200 Commons Way
Kalispell, MT 59901
Phone: 406-752-5095
Fax: 406-751-3079
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Wheelchair Access: Yes
Languages Spoken: English
Eligibility: Private pay, private insurance, CHIP, Medicaid
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At the Neuroscience & Spine Institute, a department of Kalispell Regional Medical Center, they use current medical and technological advances in order to improve the quality of life for patients suffering from brain, spine and nervous system conditions. The nurses, physicians and other staff are dedicated to each patient's physical, mental and spiritual health.

The Neuroscience & Spine Institute is a collection of services and specialists in neurological medicine that is committed to excellence in education, treatment, research and care of patients with neurological disorders and injuries. It includes:

  • Department of Neurology
  • Department of Neurological Surgery
  • Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Montana Center for Wellness and Pain Management
  • Inpatient Rehabilitation
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Meet the team

Source: Montana Children's Special Health Services
Last Updated: 8/13/2020

Missoula, MT

2827 Fort Missoula Rd.
Missoula, MT 59804
Phone: 206-987-2078
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Organization Name: Community Medical Center
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2827 Fort Missoula Rd.
Missoula, MT 59804
Phone: 206-987-2078
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Services Provided: A pediatric neurologist works with a team including a nurse and therapists to evaluate and treat disorders of the nervous system including seizures, headaches, tics, neuromuscular weakness and developmental disabilities such as cerebral palsy. Diagnostic studies such as EEG's and MRI's can also be scheduled.
Provider Profiles: Kollros, Peter R. MD
Source: Montana Children's Special Health Services
Last Updated: 12/26/2019
2835 Ft. Missoula Rd.
Building 3, Suite 301
Missoula, MT 59804
Phone: 406-327-4279
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Organization Name: Community Medical Center
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Address:
2835 Ft. Missoula Rd.
Building 3, Suite 301
Missoula, MT 59804
Phone: 406-327-4279
Fax: 406-327-5199
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Services Provided: Pediatric neurologist Marcus Wheeler, MD, joined the Department of Neurology of the Neuroscience and Spine Institute at Kalispell Regional Healthcare in August 2013. As a member of the active medical staff at Kalispell Regional Medical Center and The HealthCenter, Dr. Wheeler treats a broad range of neurological conditions in children but has a special interest in epilepsy. He obtained his Dartmouth Medical School in New Hampshire, a two-year pediatric residency at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis and then another three-year pediatric neurology residency at the University of Colorado in Denver.
Provider Profiles: Marcus Wheeler, MD of Kalispell visting monthly
Source: Montana Children's Special Health Services
Last Updated: 1/4/2015