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, developmental pediatrics, neuropsychology, 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 developmental delay.

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, neuropsychology evaluations, and mental health counseling.

We are also excited with the addition of Dr. Eric Tridas of The Tridas Center, who brings his years of developmental pediatric expertise to PENS.  

Schedule your appointment with us at PENS today!

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