Functional and Restorative Neurosurgery

INSTITUTE
University Hospitals Neurological Institute

CENTER DIRECTOR
Jonathan Miller, MD

KEY CONTACTS
Jennifer Sweet, MD
Camilla Kilbane, MD
Aasef Shaikh, MD

APPOINTMENT LINE
Please call Angela Foote, Patient Access Supervisor, at 440-227-6942, or Tracy Grushcow, Administrator, Neurology & Neurosurgery, at 216-225-5407.
For hospital transfers, please call 216-844-1111.

Conditions Treated
Parkinson’s disease
Epilepsy
Peripheral nerve disorders
Chronic pain syndromes

Therapies
Deep brain stimulation (DBS) for Parkinson’s disease
Comprehensive epilepsy monitoring unit (EMU) with microsurgical seizure surgery capability with electrocorticography (ECOG)
Treatment of trigeminal neuralgia, all modalities (medical, microvascular decompression [MVD], neurolysis and radiosurgery [Gamma Knife®])
Peripheral nerve decompression and grafting capability

Distinguishing Features
Multidisciplinary team of movement disorder and epilepsy experts in neurology and functional neurosurgery working hand in hand
First live televised surgical procedure in world on DBS for Parkinson’s disease (National Geographic special)
Medtronic partnership for innovation and research for new technologies