General Neurology

Convenient access to neurologic services, including evaluation, treatment and follow-up care of nerve pain, headaches, stroke and more.

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At the Nuvance Health™ Neurosciences Institute, we understand the importance of getting neurologic care focused on what you need, when you need it. That’s why we deliver specialized services, such as epilepsy care and advanced headache treatments. These options make it easier to fit much-needed care into your busy schedule. General neurology services also include evaluations and treatments for common neurological symptoms, including balance problems and nerve pain.

Reasons You May Need a General Neurology Visit

We welcome patients with any neurologic concern. Common reasons patients visit our general neurology service include:

Follow-up care after a hospitalization

If you’ve recently been discharged from the hospital, your care instructions may include following up with a neurologist. Neurologists frequently see people recovering from a stroke, concussion or seizures.

Follow-up services may include:

Reviewing the therapies you received in the hospital Answering questions Making sure you have access to the treatments and support you need to keep your recovery moving forward

Evaluating neurological symptoms

The team evaluates symptoms of new neurologic problems, including:

  • Headaches and other types of pain, such as nerve, back or neck pain
  • Dizziness
  • Numbness and tingling in your arms or legs
  • Difficulty moving
  • Memory problems

General Neurology at Nuvance Health: Why Choose Us?

Experienced, board-certified neurologists deliver the services that are right for your needs. You receive personalized recommendations, with a kind and compassionate approach. Highlights of our program include:

  • Personalized treatments
    Your care starts with a thorough neurologic evaluation to pinpoint the source of your symptoms. We take time to get to know you and learn about any other medical conditions you may have. This information helps you receive appropriate treatments and support.
  • Services for older adults
    We frequently evaluate neurologic problems that come with age, including frequent falls and signs of dementia or Parkinson’s disease. Our careful approach helps us confirm or rule out a neurologic problem and determine the next steps of your care.
  • Easy access
    General neurology specialists connect you with care, answers and support as quickly as possible. We typically see new patients within a few business days.
  • Coordination
    For complex neurologic symptoms, we may refer you to a neurology sub-specialist. Nuvance Health is home to neurologists specializing in areas such as sleep problems, movement disorders and neurosurgery. Find out more about our services.

Specialized Care Available Through General Neurology

General neurology specialists deliver additional services that include:

Epilepsy services

The team includes neurologists with fellowship training in epilepsy care. You receive testing, including an electroencephalogram (EEG), and medications without traveling far from home. Read more about epilepsy and seizures.

Headache and migraine care

Headaches are one of the more common reasons people see a neurologist. We perform a comprehensive evaluation and deliver trusted care, including appropriate medications in doses right for your needs. For migraine pain, you may receive Botox® injections. We may also refer you to headache, migraine and facial pain specialists.

Multiple sclerosis services

We perform evaluations and deliver treatments and follow-up care for people with multiple sclerosis. You receive medications tailored to your need and therapies that help you live as independently as possible. Find out more about multiple sclerosis (MS).

Nerve pain (neuropathy) treatments

Advanced testing, including electromyography (EMG), helps us assess your nerve’s health. The team includes a neurologist with additional training in EMG, so you can count on us for accurate results. For neuropathy due to neurologic conditions, we prescribe medications that help you get lasting relief. Explore neuropathy and neuromuscular disease.

Stroke follow-up and prevention

The team includes specialists with training in stroke care. After you leave the hospital, you will be referred for follow-up and preventive care.  This often includes a visit with a neurologist to discussed your stroke prevention plan and lifestyle modifications to avoid stroke.


Services often include medications to prevent clotting, lower cholesterol and control blood pressure. The neurologist reviews test results and other information to pinpoint the cause of the stroke. We also discuss healthy living habits, like regular exercise, to lower your risk of another stroke.


In some cases, a procedure is necessary to repair abnormal blood vessels or improve blood flow to the brain. Find out more about aneurysm, cerebrovascular disease and stroke prevention.

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