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Brien W. Vlcek, M.D.

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About

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.

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Education

Medical College of Wisconsin
medical school
University of California at San Francisco, CA
residency

Board Certifications

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Neurology

Age Groups Seen

  • Pediatrics
  • Adolescents

Clinical Interests

  • Abducens Nerve Disease
  • Abducens Nerve Injury
  • Abducens Nerve Palsy And Paresis
  • Abnormal Coordination
  • Abnormal Eeg
  • Abnormal Emg
  • Abnormal Neuroimaging
  • Abnormal Reflexes
  • 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
  • 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 Injury
  • 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
  • Twitching
  • 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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Languages

  • English

Practice Locations

Brien W. Vlcek practices at two locations

Swedish Pediatric Neuroscience Center
600 Broadway
Suite 400
Seattle, WA 98122
Seattle Children's Hospital - SCH
4800 Sand Point Way Northeast
Seattle, WA 98105
Affiliated Facilities
  • Seattle Children's Hospital
  • Swedish Cherry Hill
  • Swedish First Hill
  • Swedish Issaquah
Medical Groups
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