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Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
3333 Burnet Ave
Cincinnati, OH 45229-3026
Location E, Floor 4, Neurology Suite
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   Cincinnati Childrens
Principal investigator
Donald L. Gilbert, M.D., M.S., FAAN, FAAP
Director, Movement Disorders and Tourette Syndrome Clinic
Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology
Phone: 513-636-4222
Don Gilbert 
Clinical staff:
Steve Wu, M.D.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology
Phone: 513-636-4222
Tara Lipps, MSN, APRN, CNP
Phone: 513-636-4222
David Huddleston, B.A.
Phone: 513-636-3201
Hannah Jackson, B.A.
Phone: 513-803-2670
Hannah Jackson

Institute Description

Cincinnati Children’s, a nonprofit academic medical center established in 1883, is one of the oldest and most distinguished pediatric hospitals in the United States.

Clinical Services
We offer comprehensive clinical services, from treatmentes for rare and complex conditions to well-child care. In the 2019-20 U.S. News & World Report survey of best children’s hospitals, Cincinnati Children’s ranks No. 3 among all Honor Roll Hospitals. With more than 600 registered beds, Cincinnati Children’s had more than 1.3 million patient encounters and served patients from all 50 states and 58 countries, including 589 international patients, in fiscal 2017.

Education and Training
Through an academic affiliation dating to 1926, Cincinnati Children’s comprises the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. We train more than 600 residents and clinical fellows a year in various pediatric specialties and offer some of the most highly ranked research-based education and training programs in the nation.

We have been an important force in pediatric research since the opening of the Cincinnati Children’s Research Foundation in 1931. Grant Funding for our research has more than tripled in the last 15 years, supporting countless discoveries and the continued expansion of our areas of research.

Whether your child experiences frequent, troubling headaches or has been diagnosed wtih a neurologic disease, we can provide the latest advances in treatment. Our neurology team includes some of the nation’s most respected physicians and researchers, whose breakthrough findings are regularly published in leading journals and whose treatments have set the standard for pediatric neurologic practice.

Our neurology and neurosurgery programs are ranked No. 4 in the nation in the 2019-2020 list of Best Children’s Hospitals published by U.S. News & World Report.

Short profile of group

Donald L. Gilbert MD MS, Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology. Since 1998, Dr. Gilbert has directed and participated in numerous studies that explore causes and treatments of Tourette Syndrome and other movement disorders and uses Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation to study motor cortex physiology in Tourette Syndrome and ADHD.

Steve W. Wu MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology. Dr. Wu directs studies of neuroplasticity in healthy children and those with movement disorders.

Tara Lipps CNP, Nurse Practitioner in the Movement Disorder and Tourette Syndrome Clinics wtihin the Division of Neurology with years of experience as a sub-investigator for multiple Tourette Syndrome studies.