Neuroscience is the branch of medicine that focuses on the central nervous system, including the brain, spinal cord and peripheral nerves. At Greenwich Hospital, the neuroscience team is made up of skilled neurosurgeons, neurologists, and specialists in related disciplines, including radiology and rehabilitation.

The Neurosciences Department at Greenwich Hospital is known for extraordinary care, offering advanced diagnosis and treatment of diseases and disorders of the brain, spinal cord and nervous system. The hospital’s Spine Institute specializes in advanced spinal fusion surgery, using the latest open and minimally invasive surgical techniques.

Patients receive individualized attention and expert care from a multidisciplinary team of Neurologists, neurosurgeons, radiologists, physiatrists, nurses, physical therapists and other healthcare professionals.

Neurological Conditions We Treat

Greenwich Hospital specialists use innovative technologies and techniques to diagnose and treat patients with a host of neurological conditions and complaints, including:

  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Back pain
  • Birth defects
  • Brain and spinal cord injuries
  • Brain and spinal cord tumors – malignant and benign
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy and seizure disorders
  • Headache – including migraine (Botox® for migraine) and cluster
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Neuropathy
  • Parkinson's disease
  • Peripheral nerve diseases
  • Scoliosis
  • Stroke and aneurysms
  • Tremor

Neurosurgery Conditions We Treat

Greenwich Hospital surgeons specialize in advanced and minimally invasive techniques for procedures on the brain, spinal column and peripheral nerves. These techniques can be used successfully for a variety of conditions, including:

  • Brain and spinal tumor
  • Carotid artery disease
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Cerebrovascular injury – including stroke
  • Degenerative disc disease
  • Degenerative scoliosis
  • Disorders of the autonomic nervous system
  • Disorders of the spinal cord, meninges, and spine
  • Head injury
  • Herniated disks
  • Peripheral nerve damage
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Spina bifida

The Stroke Center

Available 24 hours a day, the specialized team at the Greenwich Hospital Stroke Center offers immediate care to stroke patients and their families.

The Spine Center at Greenwich Hospital

The Spine Center has been awarded national certification by the Joint Commission for cervical, thoracic and lumbar spinal surgery.

Learn more about the Spine Center at Greenwich Hospital

Clinical Trials and Research

Greenwich Hospital patients have access to national clinical trials for spinal surgery to repair nerve damage.

Personal Guidance

Greenwich Hospital’s staff provides individualized attention to all surgical patients. Patient support includes organizing preoperative tests and admission procedures, making discharge arrangements and helping patients understand insurance benefits.

Learn more about Personal Guidance for surgical patients