Pediatric Neurology - Singing River Health System

Pediatric Neurology

Child Neurologists in Pascagoula and Ocean Springs combine the special expertise in diagnosing and treating disorders of the nervous system (brain, spinal cord, muscles and nerves) with an understanding of medical disorders in childhood and the special needs of the child and his or her family and environment.

Child Neuorolgists with Singing River Health System diagnose, treat and manage the following conditions:

  • Seizure disorders / Epilepsy
  • Head injuries and brain tumors
  • Weakness, including cerebral palsy/spasticity, muscular dystrophy and nerve-muscle disorders
  • Headaches, including migraines
  • Behavioral disorders, including attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, school failure, autism, and sleep problems
  • Developmental delays and disorders, including delayed speech, motor milestones and coordination issues
  • Mental retardation
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Tics
  • Hypotonia

How to Schedule an Appointment - The Neuroscience Center accepts patients through a referral from your physician. We may ask you to bring your current medical records and any previous x-rays to your first office visit. For more information or to schedule your appointment, please call 228-818-1282.

Meet Our Doctors

Marcus W. Lee, MD

Dr. Lee received his medical degree from the University of Mississippi Medical Center and completed his residency in Pediatrics at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Dr. Lee is board-certified in also Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology.

Stephen L. Nelson, Jr., MD


Dr. Nelson received his medical degree from the University of California, San Diego, his Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences from UC Riverside, and completed his residency in Pediatrics in the United States Air Force. He completed a Pediatric Neurology fellowship at Stanford University. Dr. Nelson is board-certified in Pediatrics and Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology.

Neurological disorders and diseases are conditions that involve the brain, spinal cord and/or the peripheral system.

For more information on Pediatric Neurology services, e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . For contact information for our Pediatric Neurologist see our physician listing or call 228-818-1282.

The Neuroscience Center
3603 Bienville Blvd
Ocean Springs, MS

Copy from the American Academy of Pediatrics.