• Headache • Autism • ADHD Developmental Delays • Learning Disabilities





Elza Vasconcellos, M.D.

Board Certified Neurology
Child Neurology & Headache Medicine


Dr. Vasconcellos specializes in Child Neurology and Headache Medicine. She is a graduate of the University of Brasilia, Brazil, and the University of Miami School of Medicine and completed fellowships in Epilepsy, Clinical Neurophysiology, and Child Neurology. Dr. Vasconcellos also completed residencies in Pediatrics and Child Neurology. She is certified in Headache Medicine and board certified in Neurology with special qualification in Child Neurology.


Dr. Vasconcellos has been honored with many awards: “MD Pride Certificate of Excellence” from Miami Children’s Hospital; “Best of the Best” scientific presentation from The American Academy of Neurology; “First Prize Senior Level” from The Cleveland Foundation; “American Epilepsy Society Young Investigator Award”; “The James True Martin Award” from The Department of Neurology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center. She has published many articles, abstracts and book chapters in her field. She is a nationally and international recognized speaker.

We mind Institute offers outpatient consultation and specialty programs that provide comprehensive evaluation and management of neurologic disorders in children and patients less than 21.

Comprehensive Pediatric Neurology Care

Dr. Vasconcellos provides highly specialized comprehensive pediatric neurology care in a welcoming, state-of- the-art facility…READ MORE

Neurofeedback/ Neurointegration Treatment

NeuroIntegration treatment retrains the brain using photic response so that the brain is able to create new and more efficient wave patterns…READ MORE

Electronic Computer ADHD/ADD Testing

While many pediatricians rely on surveys and interviews completed by parents and teachers, as well as the physician’s personal …READ MORE

Brain Mapping/ Quantitative EEG

A QEEG assessment technique gathers the patient’s brainwave data and compares them to an age-matched normative database…READ MORE


We Mind Institute provides neurology evaluations and services to children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and associated …READ MORE

EEG/ Ambulatory EEG

An EEG provides 20 to 40 minutes of brainwave activity, which often is not long enough to capture recordings from sporadic brain activity…READ MORE

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