Physicians who specialize in neurology have expertise in diagnosing and treating disorders of the brain and nervous system.
A neurologist does not perform surgery. Some of the most common conditions a neurologist treats include:
Learn more about neurological conditions in our patient education library.
A neurologist uses a variety of diagnostic tools to evaluate symptoms a brain injury or nervous system disorder.
Symptoms of neurological conditions may include muscle weakness, dizziness and balance problems, headaches, migraines, back pain, and nerve pain. Common neurologic tests include:
The most common treatment for many neurological disorders is medication. Our neurologist will recommend, prescribe, and manage any appropriate medication(s) for your condition. Rehabilitation with physical, occupational, and/or speech therapy is also a common treatment. If surgery is necessary, you will be referred to a neurosurgeon.
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