General Neurology of the Neuroscience Institute

Overview

When you have a neurologic problem, it’s common to feel worried and uncertain. The best first step is to get an accurate diagnosis and a clear treatment plan. We prioritize creating personalized treatment plans for your specific neurologic disorder, using the broad array of medical and support services available across Northwell Health Neuroscience Institute. At Northwell Health Neuroscience Institute, our team of experts is here for you. Our general neurologists have training in the diagnosis and treatment of a full range of neurologic problems, including:

  • Weakness
  • Headaches
  • Numbness
  • Tremors
  • Memory loss
  • Seizures
  • Pain
  • Poor motor control
  • Visual disturbances

If you need further neurologic care, we will make referrals to the appropriate specialists within the Institute for conditions including:

  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Stroke
  • Aneurysm
  • Migraine
  • Epilepsy and seizure disorders
  • Alzheimer’s disease and dementia
  • Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders
  • Huntington’s disease
  • Normal pressure hydrocephalus
  • Peripheral neuropathy, myasthenia gravis and other neuromuscular and peripheral disease
  • Autoimmune disorders of the central nervous system
  • Chronic pain
  • Disorders of the spine and spinal cord
  • Brain and skull base tumors
     

A Full Range of the Latest Treatments
With the extensive experience of our subspecialists, we offer the full complement of treatments for neurologic disorders. This can include the latest available medications, referrals to neurosurgery for open and minimally invasive surgeries using neuronavigation and neuromonitoring, and novel therapies and technologies. Neurorehabilitation, including physical and occupational therapy, in addition to psychological and social support, may also be included as part of your overall care plan.

Learn More
We welcome you to learn more about General Neurology at Northwell Health Neuroscience Institute, from the ways we treat conditions that involve the brain, spine, nerves and muscles, to the expertise of our surgeons, staff and researchers. 

Neuroscience Institute

Zucker School of Medicine

The Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell is dedicated to inspiring diverse, promising students to lead and transform medicine for the betterment of humanity.

Feinstein Institute for Medical Research

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