Neurology and Neurological Services
at St. Vincent's
St. Vincent’s expert neurologists diagnose and treat patients with conditions and disorders affecting the brain and spinal cord. Classed as neurocognitive, neuromuscular, movement, and seizure disorders, these debilitating conditions can create barriers to a full and active life.
Because the brain and spinal cord are “creators” and “conveyors” of the signals that direct the body’s voluntary and involuntary functions, some of these diseases and disorders can be life threatening.
Most frequently diagnosed brain and spinal cord disorders
In the United States, the most frequently diagnosed brain and spinal cord disorders include:
- multiple sclerosis
- Huntington’s disease
- attention disabilities
- brain trauma
- Parkinson’s disease
- spinal cord injury
- spinal muscular atrophy
- brain and spinal cord tumors
Here at St. Vincent’s, our neurology specialists have access to superb resources for the diagnosing, treating and care of patients who present with symptoms of these disorders. That means their patients receive the full advantage of St. Vincent’s advanced technologies and equipment, skilled multidisciplinary diagnostic and treatment teams and neurosurgical options that draw on the safest of innovative technologies, safe neurosurgery and the latest developments in brain and spinal cord science.
**In the case of stroke patients, St. Vincent’s Primary Stroke Center of Excellence provides immediate response to individuals presenting with symptoms of stroke.
To find a St. Vincent’s physician who can discuss your health concerns or those of a loved one, please click on our FIND A DOCTOR tool and search by specialty, practice, location or keyword. We’re here to help you locate the medical expert you need.
To speak with a St. Vincent's Care Line representative, call (877) 255-7847
To speak with somone at the front desk of the Medical Center, please call (203) 576-6000
Click in for St. Vincent's Medical Center DIRECTIONS | MAPS | PARKING information