Scheduling an Appointment with the Children's Postinfectious Autoimmune Encephalopathy (CPAE) Center of Excellence

  1. Please have your child's primary care or referring physician call (520) 694-5437 to schedule an appointment at the CPAE.  Note: If you are requesting an appointment directly for your child, please ask for the CPAE nurse for a consult regarding patient symptoms.
  2. A nurse navigator will be assigned to all cases and will establish a baseline of information for the CPAE doctors.
  3. The nurse navigator will schedule all your child's appointments.
  4. Unless otherwise specified, all appointments will be at this location.

Our Banner Children’s pediatric specialists provide quality, multidisciplinary care for everything from the common to the complex for infants through teens. Our goal is to provide care for your child, while also supporting your whole family.

At Banner Children’s, we understand what interests kids, what frightens them and – most importantly – what helps them heal and stay healthy. From well-child exams to treatment of minor injuries and illnesses to management of chronic conditions, the experienced team at Banner Children’s is here to provide comprehensive, family-centered medical care for your child.

Banner Children’s provides more care for more kids than any other health system in Arizona. With pediatricians and specialists throughout the Phoenix-metro and Tucson areas, ten pediatric-prepared emergency rooms, Cardon Children’s Medical Center, Banner Thunderbird Medical Center and Diamond Children's Medical Center, you are only minutes away from top pediatric care.

Our pediatric-focused physicians and staff care for your child in our Banner Health centers and clinics, emergency rooms, hospitals and outpatient facilities to support the continuum of care your child needs when he needs it.