Welcome to Pediatric Epilepsy & Neurology Specialists!

We are the largest group of pediatric neurology physicians and nurse practitioners in the Tampa Bay Area! Located in scenic South Tampa, Pediatric Epilepsy & Neurology Specialists (PENS) has been serving the Tampa Bay area since 2001. With board certified physicians and nurse practitioners in the areas of pediatric neurology, EEG, and sleep medicine, PENS is the premier multidisciplinary neuroscience group to care for your family. We provide evaluation and treatment of most types of neurological conditions, including headache, ADHD, Epilepsy, Cerebral Palsy, Autism related disorders, sleep disorders, neuromuscular disorders, multiple sclerosis, and learning and speech disorders. 

Dr. José A. Ferreira, the medical director at PENS, is proud to provide our patients with seizure monitoring and polysomnography (sleep studies) services from the comfort of a state-of-the-art neurodiagnostic suite. In addition, we are pleased to offer the Quotient ADHD testing system, EMG for neuromuscular disorders, Botox for spasticity, speech therapy, and mental health counseling.

Schedule your appointment with us at PENS today!


News and Updates:

We are pleased to announce the Second Annual Pediatric Epilepsy and Neuro Genetics Symposium to be held at Opal Sands, Clearwater Beach on September 2nd and 3rd, jointly sponsored by PENS and USF Health.  The 2-day symposium is an opportunity for pediatric and general neurologists, pediatricians, behavioral/developmental specialists, therapists, geneticists, pediatric nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and others to contribute to the discussion surrounding the intricate diagnostic and treatment modalities for managing complex neurological diseases. Up to 8.5 CME credits available. Click here for full conference brochure and to register.

Sleep and EEG Lab

For the comfort and convenience of our patients, we offer advanced sleep studies and seizure monitoring in the comfort of a state-of-the-art neurodiagnostic suite. Learn More

Clinical Research Department

PENS research department continuously recruits patients for new and ongoing drug research studies in the areas of epilepsy, behavior and other neurological disorders. Learn More