The Penn State Health Approach to Neurology

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The neurology team at Penn State Health provides highly specialized care for conditions affecting the brain, nerves and spinal cord. As the only academic medical center in central Pennsylvania, our neurological services are supported by clinical research and medical innovation.

When you come here, you see neurologists who have special expertise in your specific condition. We use the latest approaches and care for even the most complex neurological diseases and emergencies. In fact, Penn State Health is nationally recognized for providing comprehensive, life-changing care for patients with acute stroke, ALS, epilepsy, Parkinson's disease and multiple sclerosis.

No matter what your condition is, we listen to you, examine you carefully to make the right diagnosis and find the best treatment for you to achieve the highest quality of life.

Complete Care for a Full Range of Neurological Conditions

Our neurologists can provide care for any neurological condition - from headaches, memory disorders and neuromuscular conditions, to cerebrovascular diseases, neuroimmunological diseases, movement disorders and more.

You get comprehensive evaluations, tests and treatments based on your symptoms and needs. In addition to working with other medical specialists, our team provides social work services, education and access to mental health services, rehabilitation and supportive services, all in one place. This complete, compassionate care helps you and your family heal in body, mind and spirit.

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Our Experts in Neurology Care

Our care team provides advanced care for brain, spinal cord and nerve conditions.

Support Groups

Support groups provide an opportunity to share your feelings and connect with other patients and caregivers who are experiencing similar struggles.

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Why Choose Penn State Health for Neurology

Families from all over Pennsylvania come to us for advanced and comprehensive neurology evaluations, diagnostics and treatment.

Nationally Recognized Neurological Care

Penn State Health is home to many recognized programs and services that meet or exceed strict national standards. This means you receive the highest level of coordinated, quality and safe care, all right here. We’re recognized for:

  • Level 4 Epilepsy Center of Excellence
  • Certified Comprehensive Stroke Center
  • ALS Association Certified Treatment Center of Excellence
  • National Multiple Sclerosis Society Center for Comprehensive Care
  • Accredited Electroencephalography (EEG) Laboratory

Expert, Team-Based Care Designed for You

We have specialty expertise in a wide range of conditions. Your care team may include experts in general neurology, neuropsychology, cognitive neurology, movement disorders, vascular neurology, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, neuromuscular disorders and neurophysiology.

We also work closely with multiple disciplines, such as neurosurgery, orthopaedics, rehabilitation and therapy, nutrition, genetic counseling, pain management, urology, social work and more. You get coordinated care tailored to your specific needs.

Neurology Research and Clinical Trials

Penn State Health is researching tomorrow’s tests, treatments and cures for many neurological conditions. Our neurologists are actively involved in basic science research and clinical trials for ALS, Parkinson’s disease, epilepsy, stroke, memory and aging, multiple sclerosis and others. When you come here, you get the latest, research-backed care. Find out if a neurology clinical trial is right for you.

Convenient Locations

Find the care your family needs, close to home, at one of our many locations throughout central Pennsylvania.

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