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Brien W. Vlcek, MD

Languages: English
Accepting New Patients
Professional Statement
Under my direction, the Child Neurology Program offers you the reassurance of experienced care, provided by board-certified physicians who are at the forefront of pediatric neurology.
Education
Institution
Type
Medical College of Wisconsin
Medical School
University of California at San Francisco, CA
Residency
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Inc, Neurology
Clinical Interests
  • abducens nerve disease
  • abducens nerve injury
  • abducens nerve palsy and paresis
  • abnormal coordination
  • abnormal eeg
  • abnormal emg
  • abnormal neuroimaging
  • abnormal reflexes
  • abnormal twitching
  • abscess central nervous system
  • absence epilepsy
  • accessory nerve disease
  • accessory nerve injury
  • acoustic neurofibromatosis
  • acute inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy
  • agenesis of the corpus callosum
  • alcohol withdrawal
  • alcoholic encephalopathy
  • alexia
  • alogia
  • ambulatory eeg
  • amnesia
  • amplified pain syndrome
  • amyloid neuropathy
  • anencephaly
  • aneurysm
  • anosmia
  • anoxic encephalopathy
  • aphasia
  • apraxia
  • arnold chiari malformation
  • arteriovenous malformation
  • asperger syndrome
  • asymmetrical crying facies
  • ataxia
  • ataxia telangiectasia
  • athetoid cerebral palsy
  • attention deficit disorder
  • attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
  • auditory processing disorder
  • aura
  • autism
  • autoimmune meningitis
  • autonomic dysreflexia
  • autonomic nervous system disorders
  • autonomic neuropathy
  • becker muscular dystrophy
  • behavioral disorders
  • beriberi
  • berry aneurysm
  • brachial plexopathy
  • brachial plexus lesion
  • brachycephaly
  • brain concussion
  • bulbar palsy
  • carotid stenosis
  • carpal tunnel syndrome
  • cauda equina syndrome
  • causalgia of lower limb
  • causalgia of upper limb
  • cephalocele
  • cerebellar anomaly
  • cerebellar ataxia
  • cerebellar disease
  • cerebral aneurysm
  • cerebral anomaly
  • cerebral arteritis
  • cerebral atherosclerosis
  • cerebral contusion
  • cerebral cyst
  • cerebral degeneration in childhood
  • cerebral dysgenesis
  • cerebral edema
  • cerebral hemorrhage
  • cerebral hernia
  • cerebral heterotopia
  • cerebral laceration
  • cerebral lipidosis
  • cerebral palsy
  • cerebrospinal fluid abnormality
  • cerebrospinal fluid leak
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • cerebrovascular disorders
  • cerebrovascular insufficiency
  • charcot-marie-tooth disease
  • childhood epilepsy
  • chorea
  • choreoathetosis
  • Chronic infantile neurologic cutaneous and articular syndrome
  • chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuritis
  • chronic migraines
  • chronic post-traumatic headache
  • ciliary neuralgia
  • circadian rhythm disorder
  • cluster headache
  • common peroneal nerve lesion
  • concussive seizure
  • congenital ataxia
  • congenital cerebral hemiatrophy
  • congenital cerebral hemorrhage
  • congenital cerebral hypoplasia
  • congenital deformity of nervous system
  • congenital hydrocephalus
  • congenital lesion of nervous system
  • congenital macrocephaly
  • congenital muscular dystrophy
  • congenital myasthenic syndromes
  • congenital myopathies
  • congenital paralysis
  • convulsion
  • corticobasal degeneration
  • cranial nerve diseases
  • cranial nerve disorders
  • cranial nerve injuries
  • cranial nerve palsy
  • creutzfeldt jakob syndrome
  • degenerative brain disorder
  • degenerative disorders of the balance organs
  • delirium
  • demyelinating disease
  • developmental delay
  • developmental disabilities
  • diabetic neuropathy
  • diabetic polyneuropathies
  • diagnostic lumbar puncture
  • difficulty reading
  • difficulty writing
  • diffuse axonal injury
  • diffuse cerebral sclerosis
  • diplegia of upper limbs
  • disorder of balance
  • disorder of body awareness
  • disruptive behavior
  • disturbance of attention
  • disturbance of skin sensation
  • dizziness
  • dopamine responsive dystonia
  • down syndrome
  • drop attack
  • drug-induced acute dystonia
  • dysarthria
  • dysautonomia
  • dyskinesia
  • dyslexia
  • dysphagia
  • dysphonia
  • dyspraxia
  • dystonia
  • echoencephalogram abnormal
  • eeg telemetry
  • electroencephalography
  • encephalopathies
  • enlarged optic nerve
  • enlarged ventricle
  • epileptic aphasia
  • epileptic confusional state
  • epileptic twilight state
  • erb palsy
  • essential tremor
  • executive dysfunction
  • exvacuohydrocephalus
  • facial asymmetry
  • facial nerve palsy and paresis
  • facial paresis
  • facial spasm
  • facial tingling
  • familial ataxia
  • fasciculations
  • febrile convulsions
  • femoral nerve lesion
  • focal dystonia
  • foot drop
  • friedreich ataxia
  • frontal lobe disinhibition
  • functional quadriplegia
  • fungal meningitis
  • ganglioneuroblastoma
  • genetic dystonia
  • glossopharyngeal neuralgia
  • grand mal status epilepticus
  • guillain barre syndrome
  • handwriting tremor
  • head banging
  • head trauma
  • hearing loss
  • hemiatrophy
  • hemicrania continua
  • hemidystonia
  • hemifacial microsomia
  • hemineglect
  • hemiparesis
  • hemiplegia
  • hemiplegia infantile
  • hereditary sensory neuropathy
  • hereditary spastic paraplegia
  • hiv dementia
  • hiv neuropathy
  • hydrocephalus
  • hydromyelia
  • hypertonia
  • hypoglossal nerve disease
  • hypoglossal nerve injury
  • hypotonia
  • idiopathic transverse myelitis
  • infantile cerebral palsy
  • infantile spasms
  • infectious neuritis
  • injury to brain
  • intention tremor
  • intermittent cerebral ischemia
  • intermittent tremor
  • intracranial arterial occlusion
  • intracranial hemorrhages
  • intracranial hypertension
  • isolated central nervous system vasculitis
  • juvenile spinal muscular atrophy
  • klumpke palsy
  • landau kleffner syndrome
  • late effect of spinal cord injury
  • late effects of poliomyelitis
  • lateral sclerosis
  • learning disability
  • learning disorders
  • leg numbness
  • leg weakness
  • leigh's disease
  • lennox-gastaut syndrome
  • lesion of popliteal nerve
  • lesion of sciatic nerve
  • leukodystrophy
  • lip droop
  • lissencephaly
  • lobar atrophy of brain
  • locked-in syndrome
  • loss of consciousness
  • lumbar puncture
  • lumbosacral plexus lesion
  • macrocephaly
  • marcus gunn phenomenon
  • maternal neurologic disorders
  • meningocele
  • meralgia paresthetica
  • metabolic brain disorders
  • microcephaly
  • migraine
  • migraine treatment
  • mitochondrial disorders
  • mononeuritis
  • mononeuritis multiplex
  • monoplegia
  • monoplegia of upper limb
  • motor delay
  • motor neuron disease
  • movement disorders
  • moyamoya
  • multiple sclerosis
  • multiple system atrophy
  • multisystemic disseminated toxoplasmosis
  • muscle spasticity
  • muscle weakness
  • muscle-eye-brain disease
  • muscular diseases
  • muscular disorder
  • muscular dystrophy
  • myelitis
  • myelomeningocele
  • myelopathy
  • myoclonus
  • myopathy
  • myotonia
  • myotonia congenita
  • myotonic dystrophy
  • narcolepsy
  • nerve diseases
  • nerve root disorder
  • nerve sheath tumor
  • nervous system disorders
  • neural tube defects
  • neuralgia
  • neuralgic amyotrophy
  • neuritis
  • neuroborreliosis
  • neurocutaneous syndromes
  • neurogenic dysfluency
  • neurological disorders
  • neurometabolic disorder
  • neuromuscular diseases
  • neuromuscular disorders
  • neuromuscular ultrasound
  • neuropathy
  • neurosarcoidosis
  • nonruptured cerebral aneurysm
  • normal pressure hydrocephalus
  • numbness
  • occipital neuralgia
  • olfactory nerve disease
  • optic migraines
  • optic nerve and pathway injury
  • optic nerve disease
  • oromotor dyspraxia
  • pachygyria
  • paralysis
  • paraneoplastic polyneuropathy
  • paraplegia
  • parasitic meningitis
  • paresthesia
  • pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated with streptococcal infections
  • pellagra
  • periodic paralysis
  • peripheral autonomic neuropathy
  • peripheral neuropathy
  • periventricular lesion
  • periventricular leukomalacia
  • periventricular mass
  • peroneal muscular atrophy
  • peroneal nerve lesion
  • petit mal status
  • pica
  • pinched nerve
  • plagiocephaly
  • plantar nerve lesion
  • plexitis
  • plexopathy
  • poliodystrophia cerebri
  • poliomyelitis
  • polymicrogyria
  • polyneuropathy
  • popliteal nerve lesion
  • post traumatic seizures
  • post-concussion syndrome
  • post-traumatic amnesia
  • post-traumatic headache
  • primary progressive aphasia
  • problems with smell and taste
  • progressive muscular atrophy
  • progressive supranuclear palsy
  • pseudobulbar palsy
  • pseudoseizure
  • pseudotumor cerebri
  • psychogenic nonepileptic seizures
  • quadriplegia
  • radial nerve lesion
  • radiculopathy
  • rasmussen syndrome
  • reflex neurovascular dystrophy
  • reflex sympathetic dystrophy
  • restless legs syndrome
  • rett syndrome
  • schwannomatosis
  • segmental dystonia
  • sensory impairment
  • sensory integration disorder
  • sensory problem with head
  • sensory problem with neck and trunk
  • sensory problems with limbs
  • slurred speech
  • spasmus nutans
  • spastic infantile paralysis
  • spasticity
  • speech disorders
  • spina bifida
  • spinal cord diseases
  • spinal muscular atrophy
  • spinocerebellar degeneration
  • spinocerebellar diseases
  • staring
  • status epilepticus
  • stereotypic movement disorder
  • sturge-weber syndrome
  • subdural hematoma
  • subdural hemorrhage
  • sudanophilic cerebral sclerosis
  • syphilis
  • syringobulbia
  • syringomyelia
  • tarsal tunnel syndrome
  • temporal lobe epilepsy
  • temporal sclerosis
  • tension headache
  • tetany
  • tetraplegia
  • tibial nerve lesion
  • tic disorder
  • tingling
  • torsion dystonia
  • torticollis
  • tourette syndrome
  • toxic myoneural disorders
  • toxoplasmosis
  • transient cerebral ischemia
  • transient ischemic attack
  • transient limb paralysis
  • transient monocular vision loss
  • transverse myelitis
  • traumatic brain injury
  • tremor
  • trigeminal nerve disease
  • trigeminal nerve injury
  • trigeminal nerve palsy and paresis
  • tuberculosis of meninges
  • tuberous sclerosis
  • ulnar nerve
  • ulnar nerve compression
  • unsteady gait
  • uremic encephalopathy
  • vagal nerve disorders
  • vagus nerve disease
  • vascular malformations of the brain
  • vascular myelopathy
  • vasculitic neuropathy
  • venezuelan equine encephalomyelitis
  • venous sinus thrombosis
  • ventriculomegaly
  • vertebrobasilar insufficiency
  • vertigo
  • vestibular function test abnormal
  • viral meningitis
  • visual evoked potentials
  • vitamin b deficiency
  • von hippel-lindau disease
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Swedish Pediatric Neuroscience Center
600 Broadway Suite 400
Seattle, WA 98122
Seattle Children's Hospital - SCH
4800 Sand Point Way Northeast
Seattle, WA 98105
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Affiliated Facilities
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