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University Hospitals Neurological Institute in Cleveland – the leading institute in Northeast Ohio – offers the full range of neurological and neurosurgical services at our primary location, UH Case Medical Center. In addition, patients can be seen close to home at one of our many community medical and health centers.
The internationally known specialists at UH Neurological Institute’s Brain Health & Memory Center are at the forefront of research, diagnosis and treatment of a variety of memory and cognitive disorders. With a commitment to holistic patient care, our multidisciplinary team provides cutting-edge evaluation and advanced therapies for patients suffering from conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, dementia and short- and long-term memory loss. Our team is leading the way in research, both in learning more about certain neurological diseases and developing promising new therapies to treat various disorders. The Brain Health & Memory Center is also committed to providing support, assistance and resources to help families dealing Alzheimer’s and other conditions.
University Hospitals Neurological Institute’s Brain Tumor and Neuro-Oncology Center offers the most advanced diagnostic and treatment services for adults and children with both benign and malignant brain tumors. Our experts collaborate with the nationally recognized specialists at University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center and develop highly personalized treatment plans for every patient. Patients can also participate in clinical trials that give them access to new treatments that may not be available at other hospitals.
UH Neurological Institute’s Community Neurology Center provides patients with all the expertise, services and testing of our Institute at convenient, close-to-home locations. The neurologists and neurosurgeons at our community facilities have access to a team of other specialists to help diagnose and treat a variety of neurological disorders. Combined with state-of-the-art technology for diagnostics and treatment, our integrated approach ensures that each patient receives comprehensive, individualized care. The Community Neurology Center services include back, spine and brain surgery, and treatment for conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease, epilepsy, fibromyalgia, multiple sclerosis, migraines and stroke.
UH Neurological Institute’s Comprehensive Stroke Center has the country’s highest designation available for stroke centers, and it is the largest and most experienced program in northeast Ohio dedicated to caring for stroke patients. Partnered with Case Western Reserve University’s School of Medicine, our experts are engaged in research aimed at improving care. Our physicians specialize in managing diseases in patients who are high-risk and our rehabilitation specialists use state-of-the-art techniques to help speed up recovery.
The Epilepsy Center at the UH Neurological Institute is nationally recognized as one of the best in the country for treating seizure disorders in both adults and children. Our epilepsy specialists take an integrated, patient-based approach to care, evaluating each case and devising a treatment plan that will work best for each patient. The center’s researchers have pioneered new medical therapies and surgical procedures for epilepsy, and clinical trials allow patients to have access to some of the newest, most innovative treatments around. Working hand in hand with Case Western Reserve School of Medicine and University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital, the Epilepsy Center’s goal is to help patients live seizure-free lives by providing them with world-class care.
The Parkinson’s & Movement Disorders Center is dedicating to diagnosing, evaluating and delivering therapeutic services for a range of neurological movement disorders. The longest-running program in Ohio devoted solely to movement disorders, our specialists care for patients with conditions such as Dystonia, Essential tremors, Huntington’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, spasticity and Tourette syndrome.
The Music and Medicine Center at UH Neurological Institute is a unique program dedicated to diagnosing and treating music-related injuries and medical problems. A collaboration between University Hospitals Case Medical Center and Case Western Reserve University, the center uses coordinated efforts to advance the knowledge in the field of music and medicine. Through patient care and research, the Music and Medicine Center hopes to improve understanding on how music affects the body and to develop technology that will enhance health through music.
Critically ill patients with neurological or neurosurgical disease receive superior, specialized care at UH Neurological Institute’s Neurocritical Care Center. Our staff of highly trained neurological and critical care specialists uses the most advanced techniques and technology to treat patients, providing exceptional care while placing emphasis on the patient and his or her individual needs.
The Neurological & Behavioral Outcomes Center is a collaboration between UH Neurological Institute and Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and is devoted to analyzing and improving patient outcomes. Our team of leading neurological specialists utilizes some of the latest innovations in clinical care. The center is working to advance patient care in the areas of brain tumors, epilepsy, memory and cognition and stroke.
UH Neurological Institute’s Neuromuscluar Center is one of the top institutions in the country for treating a host of complex neuromuscular and autonomic disorders. Led by some of the most respected physicians in the field, the Neuromuscular Center offers innovative diagnostic and therapeutic services for conditions such as muscular dystrophies, Guillain-Barre Syndrome and ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease). Our team is dedicated to providing comprehensive care to help improve our patients’ quality of life.
The Neuropsychiatry Center at UH Neurological Institute specializes in treating psychological problems that can occur in patients with neurological disorders. Our nationally recognized neuro-psychiatrists provide high-quality care for both adults and children who suffer from such co-occurring disorders, helping to improve function and reduce the rates of complications.
The goal of the Neuroscience Nursing Practice Center is to research, develop and apply the most advanced neuroscience nursing practices available in order to provide patients with a superior level of care. The center is dedicated to bridging the gap between research and clinical practice, providing patients with the tools and support they need and developing relationship for improved outcomes. Our clinical staff strives to apply these neuroscience nursing techniques through every step of the treatment process, from initial diagnosis through follow-up visits.
UH Neurological Institute’s Spinal Neurosurgery Center uses some of the most advanced techniques available to treat conditions affecting the spine. Our skilled neurosurgeons specialize in ground-breaking minimally invasive spine surgery, which uses cutting-edge technology for improved results, less discomfort and shorter recovery times. The Spinal Neurosurgery Team collaborates with specialists across many disciplines, including orthopaedic surgeons and physical therapists, helping to ensure that each patient is getting complete care and is positioned for a successful outcome. Conditions commonly treated by the Spinal Neurosurgery Center include arthritis, fractures, herniated discs, spinal tumors, scoliosis and spinal stenosis.
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