Neurology & Neurosurgery

Overview

From epilepsy, cognitive disorders and stroke to brain tumors, spine (neck and back) issues and neurovascular surgery, our neurologists and neurosurgeons diagnose and treat brain illnesses ranging from the most common to the most complex. Our approach is one of multidisciplinary collaboration with other providers to give patients the best possible health care with the best possible outcomes.

Our areas of service include the following:

Neurology

  • Cognitive disorders
  • Headache
  • Movement and neuromuscular disorders
  • Pediatric neurology
  • Stroke

Neurosurgery

  • Brain tumors
  • Functional neurosurgery (epilepsy, Parkinson's disease, essential tremor, dystonia)
  • Neurovascular surgery
  • Spine (neck and back)
  • Trauma/neurocritical care

Related Specialists

Erica F. Bisson, M.D.

Erica F. Bisson, M.D., is a neurosurgeon who specializes in treatment of spinal disorders. Dr. Bisson obtained her medical degree from Tufts University. She also completed a fellowship in spine surgery at the University of Utah in 2008, and is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurosurgery at... Read More

Specialties:

Neuro Spine Surgery, Neurosurgery, Pain Surgery, Trauma - Neuro Critical Care

Locations:

Clinical Neurosciences Center (801) 585-6065
Parkway Health Center (801) 585-6065
South Jordan Health Center (801) 585-6065

Amy L. Whipple, APRN

Amy joins the University of Utah as the newest member of the spine care team. Prior to becoming a nurse practitioner in 2008, Amy received her master’s degree with 11 years of nursing experience. Amy spent the past year at a local urgent care clinic, providing both primary and acute care medicine. She also spent... Read More

Specialties:

Family Nurse Practitioner, Neuro Spine Surgery, Neurosurgery, Spine Evaluation

Locations:

Clinical Neurosciences Center (801) 585-6065
Parkway Health Center (801) 585-6065

George M. Zinkhan, M.D.

George Zinkhan, MD evaluates and treats patients in General Neurology including multiples sclerosis, movement disorder, stroke, headache,
cognitive disorder, seizure, peripheral nerve and muscular disease, and spinal cord injury. He also maintains an interest in ... Read More

Specialties:

Neurology

Locations:

Imaging & Neurosciences Center (801) 585-7575
South Jordan Health Center (801) 585-7575