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Brain Tumor Treatment

The diagnosis and treatment of brain tumors can be a complex process, especially because every patient’s symptoms are slightly different. Our specialists have not only received the advanced education necessary to treat brain tumors, but also regularly participate in research to find better treatment options.

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Cognitive Disorders Treatment

The cognitive disorder specialists at the Clinical Neurosciences Center treat conditions like dementia, Alzheimer’s, and other memory disorders. Whether you are worried for a loved one or yourself, you will receive the best care from qualified and committed professionals.

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Epilepsy Treatment

The nervous system disorder epilepsy affects many people, however, only a few treatment facilities offer the range of care we do. Find medical professionals who specialize not just in neurological disorders, but also in the particular effects and treatment of epilepsy.

Functional Neurosurgery

Functional Neurosurgery

The central nervous system can be affected by several different disorders, such as Parkinson’s disease, essential tremor, dystonia, epilepsy, and others. Sometimes care for these disorders is offered through neurosurgery procedures. The neurosurgeons at the Clinical Neurosciences Center offer customized care for each individual patient and their family.

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Headache Treatment

The treatment of headaches takes a specialized knowledge applied to each individual patient. This kind of customized treatment, along with cutting edge research, provides patients with the best treatment possible in both inpatient and outpatient facilities.

Pediatric Neurosurgery

Pediatric Neurosurgery

To treat neurological diseases or disorders in children, the Clinical Neurosciences Center offers care by specialized pediatric neurosurgeons. These care teams work with children and their families to develop customized plans for the child’s procedure and recovery.

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Movement Disorders Treatment

Movement disorders treated at the Clinical Neurosciences Center include Parkinson’s disease, Huntington’s disease, Tourette’s syndrome, dystonia, ataxia, dementia, tremors, and others. Our specialists offer the best treatment options from medication to other cutting edge techniques for our patients.

Neuro Acute Care

Neuro Acute Care

In the Clinical Neurosciences Center, a team of caregivers works with patients of neurological trauma, disorders, and surgery in a specialized Neuro Acute Care Unit. This team involves specialists from neurosurgens and neurologists to physical therapists and nutritionists to make sure the patient and their families receive the best available care.

Neuro Critical Care

Neuro Critical Care

For patients with brain, spine, and nerve system disease or trauma, the Clinical Neurosciences Center has a Neurocritical Care Unit. Care in this unit is provided by a team of specialists, fellows, nurse practitioners, physical therapists, social workers, and others who coordinate all aspects of the patient’s transitions between different levels of care.

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Because the treatment of neuro-related disorders and conditions requires the best possible solutions for challenging symptoms, specialists must have the most up-to-date equipment to aid diagnoses and treatment. The neuroimaging facilities at the Clinical Neurosciences Center are run by sub-specialty trained imaging specialists to ensure patients get the most accurate diagnosis in the most comfortable way possible.

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Neuromuscular Disorders Treatment

Focusing on disorders of the nerve and muscle, the Neuromuscular Program at the Clinical Neurosciences Center works with national associations and conducts extensive research to treat patients. All of these specialists work together with patients to develop the best individualized treatment plans possible.

Neurovascular Surgery

Neurovascular Surgery

Vascular diseases and disorders that affect the brain sometimes require neurovascular surgery. At the Clinical Neurosciences Center, neurosurgeons can diagnose, treat, and manage these conditions, which can include carotid artery stenosis, intracerebral aneurysm, arteriovenous malformation, and stroke.

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Spine (Neck & Back) Treatment

Spine services at the neurosciences center include both non-surgical and surgical treatment options. Our spine care specialists particularly specialize in upper, mid, and lower back pain along with spinal deformity, scoliosis, spine fractures, spinal cord injuries, and tumors of the spine.

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Stroke Treatment

Available 24/7 to provide stroke care, University of Utah Health's Stroke Center offers specialty treatment and rehabilitation for stroke patients. Through programs like Telestroke, the center also treats patients and helps providers in rural or underserved areas deliver the best care.

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Trauma/Neurocritical Care

To improve care for patients with trauma, injury, or illness of the brain, spine, and central nervous system that have occurred because of aneurysms, stroke, brain, and/or spinal cord injury, the Clinical Neurosciences Center offers a specific specialty care service from highly trained caregivers. These caregivers work with patients and families to best help patients in the recovery process.