Neurosciences

neuroscience

The neurologists and neurosurgeons on Southwest General's medical staff work in collaboration with specialists from many disciplines, including radiology, orthopedic surgery, pulmonology and more to offer state-of-the-art care.

Comprehensive, Compassionate Care for Neurological Health

Southwest General treats patients with many kinds of neurological disorders affecting the brain, spine and vascular system, including:

  • Alzheimer’s Disease (since 1980, cases in the U.S. have doubled)
  • Cancer
  • Epilepsy
  • Migraine headaches (affecting about 30 million people annually)
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Pain of the head, neck or back
  • Parkinson’s Disease (60,000 cases diagnosed annually)
  • Spinal conditions
  • Stroke (the third leading cause of death and one of the main causes of long-term disability)


Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures

Skilled neurosurgeons on Southwest General’s medical staff use state-of-the-art technology and advanced techniques to perform minimally invasive surgical procedures. Minimally invasive surgery may be used to treat a variety of spinal conditions, including degenerative disc conditions, herniated discs in the back or neck, fractures, spinal stenosis and others.

Award Winning Care for Stroke

Our Acute Stroke Care Program has been awarded Advanced Certification as a Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission. This certification recognizes Southwest General’s adherence to consensus-based national standards and guidelines that can significantly improve outcomes for stroke patients by managing and optimizing care.

Also, we're proud to pioneer ongoing efforts in stroke prevention, such as our Grey Matters! Stroke Prevention Program.

We Look Forward to Helping You

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