GENERAL NEUROLOGY

General neurologists care for a wide range of neurological conditions. They provide comprehensive care including medicines; devices like nerve stimulators; injections for pain; guidance for lifestyle changes’ and referral to physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, and/or psychological counseling.

 

Neurologists diagnose conditions using imaging technology, like magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and computed tomography (CT) scans. They also use tests like electroencephalography (EEG) and electromyography (EMG) to monitor electrical signals in the nerves and diagnose problems.

Our expert neurologists participate in research to improve treatment for patients across the country. We give you access to the latest clinical trials so you have more treatment options.

 

Why Choose UHealth?

Top-rated neurology team. Our team has more than 70 renowned research and clinical faculty in most of the neurological sub-specialties. Together with UHealth’s expert neurosurgeons, U.S. News and World Report ranked us in the top 50 among teams in the country, and our department ranked in the top 16 in NIH funding.

 

High case volume. Our neurologists are experienced and knowledgeable. The number of patients our department has cared for is impressive; as an example, there are about 2,500 patients with movement disorders, 2000 patients with multiple sclerosis, 1000 patients with cognitive impairment, 1500 with stroke and about 300 patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

 

Clinical and laboratory research. The physicians and scientists within the department also conduct cutting-edge clinical and basic science laboratory research in a variety of program areas including cerebrovascular disease; ALS and other neuromuscular diseases; epilepsy; genetic and mitochondrial diseases of the nervous system; movement disorders and degenerative diseases; neuro-pharmacology; and neurophysiology.

 

Centers of Excellence. The Neurology Department is considered a Center of Excellence with clinical and research focus on Parkinson’s Disease (PD) and Multiple Sclerosis (MS). This esteemed qualification is fostered by long-term collaborations with the National Parkinson Foundation and the National MS Society.

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