Neurology & Neurosurgery
We are a recognized leader in advanced neurological care
Delivering life-saving treatments for everything from brain trauma to neurological conditions.
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If you or someone you love is facing a serious neurological condition, you want the best care from doctors you trust. Indiana University Health Neurology & Neurosurgery integrates unmatched expertise and the latest medical technologies to deliver life-saving treatments for everything from acute brain trauma to chronic neurological conditions.
We offer the latest and most sophisticated treatment options through our longstanding partnership with IU School of Medicine—Indiana’s premier teaching hospital and academic medical center. In the new, progressive IU Health Neuroscience Center we've brought together the very best of what IU Health Neurology & Neurosurgery has to offer:
- Experienced, accomplished and trusted physicians
- The most advanced treatments available in neuroscience
- Access to the most timely research breakthroughs and scientific developments, including clinical studies
- Specialties and subspecialties together in one modern, centralized location
IU Health Neurology & Neurosurgery specialists treat a variety of neurological conditions with sophisticated technology and unrivaled expertise. Our services include:
Select a Neurology & Neurosurgery condition below to access information from our Health Library as well as how IU Health can help.
- Acoustic Neuroma & Skull Based Procedures
- Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
- Alzheimer’s Disease
- Back & Neck Pain
- Brain & Spinal Tumors
- Disc Herniation & Disc Disease
- Double Vision
- Huntington’s Disease
Back and Neck
We use sophisticated imaging technology and, whenever possible, minimally invasive techniques to treat a variety of back and neck conditions. These conditions include spinal tumors, injuries and degenerative conditions, as well as scoliosis.
Led by world-renowned experts and highly specialized doctors, our neurology team treats a wide range of neurological disorders. These disorders include stroke, Alzheimer’s disease, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, neuromuscular disorders and infectious diseases.
Our team includes the state’s only two fellowship-trained neuro-oncologists, plus neurosurgeons, neuropathologists, neuropsychologists, radiation oncologists. Together they deliver the highest level of care to people suffering from brain and spinal tumors.
Our highly skilled neurosurgeons are well trained in all treatment methods for the full range of brain-related conditions, including brain aneurysms, tumors and injuries.
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
We offer comprehensive inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services for patients recovering from neurological disorders and injuries. Physiatrists—or doctors who specialize in restoring optimal function to people with injuries of the bones, tissues, muscles or nervous system—play an important role in our program. They work with other rehabilitation specialists to treat people who have low-back pain, pinched nerves, strains and sprains, whiplash and neck pain, arthritis, tendonitis, bursitis and carpal tunnel syndrome.
Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Services
Our physical and occupational therapy services provide exceptional care for patients of all ages. We enable them to recover functions and skills so they can return to active lives and independent lifestyles. Our services include audiology, orthotics, speech pathology, therapeutic recreation and wound care.
Our dedicated professionals are committed to helping patients manage mental disorders and symptoms of other medical conditions like dementia. Our staff is expertly trained in treating conditions resulting from such conditions as anxiety, depression, personality disorder, stress and substance abuse.
More than 5,700 trauma patients are admitted to IU Health statewide each year. Our doctors work in Indiana's largest adult Level I Trauma Center and the state’s only pediatric Level I Trauma Center. We are also home to the nation's largest adult neurocritical care unit for the most advanced monitoring and treatment of people with brain injuries and other neurological diseases.
IU Health Neurology & Neurosurgery specialists are the region’s experts
IU Health Neurology & Neurosurgery is ranked on U.S.News & World Report's 2016-17 Best Hospitals and is the only nationally ranked neuroscience program in Indiana. So whether you are in need of evaluation, sophisticated treatment or a trusted second opinion, you can rest assured IU Health Neurology & Neurosurgery will provide exceptional neurological care.
Our physicians are building the future
Through the Indiana University School of Medicine, physicians practicing in the IU Health Neuroscience Center are also educating the next generation of specialists. The Department of Neurology at Indiana University School of Medicine offers residencies and fellowships to train doctors in diagnosis and treatment of the wide variety of neurological injuries and disorders.
Get more information
Learn more about neurology and neurosurgery by visiting these resources:
- American Academy of Neurology: This site, developed by a national organization in the field of neurology, is specifically designed to provide you with information about neurological injuries and disorders.
- Neurology: The Official Journal of the American Academy of Neurology: As a service to patients and their families, Neurology has developed an extensive collection of simplified medical articles. These articles provide you with direct access to current research in neurology.
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