Neurology and Neurosurgery Services at UPMC Mercy
Featuring a Joint Commission certified Comprehensive Stroke Center
Neurological conditions often are complex, making them difficult to diagnose and treat effectively. At UPMC Mercy, our multidisciplinary team of neurologists, neurosurgeons, nurses, therapists, and other professionals collaborate across specialties to diagnose and treat complex neurological disorders. We use the latest diagnostics, advanced technology, and innovative treatment options to both unravel and care for neurological conditions.
Neurology and Neurosurgery Services
Our services, delivered in the patient-centered and healing environment for which UPMC Mercy is known, include:
If you or a loved one has a stroke, every minute matters. As a certified Comprehensive Stroke Center, UPMC Mercy stands out as leader in stroke care and prevention. It is a designation that means we have the right specialists and equipment to deal with the most severe strokes, which helps promote the best possible outcomes for our patients.
If you experience a traumatic brain or spinal injury, rapid assessment, stabilization, and treatment is crucial for recovery. UPMC Mercy’s designation as a Level 1 Trauma Center means our expert neurosurgeons and neurologists are available 24/7 to respond to emergencies and quickly stabilize, diagnose, and treat patients suffering from brain or spinal trauma.
When brain or spine surgery is necessary, our neurosurgeons deliver world-class care, using the latest innovations and techniques in neurosurgery, including minimally invasive and computer-assisted brain surgery.
Conditions We Treat
Our neurosurgeons, neurologists, doctors specializing in head injuries, specialty-trained nurses, and other professionals are focused on the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of a full range of conditions related to the brain, spinal cord, and nerves, including:
- Alzheimer’s disease
- Brain tumors
- Carotid artery disease
- Intracranial trauma
- Medical disorders of the peripheral nervous system
- Myasthenia gravis
- Multiple sclerosis
- Parkinson’s disease
- Pitutiary tumors
- Seizure, neuromuscular, movement, and spinal disorders
- Sleep disorders
- Spinal cord injury
Neurosurgical Procedures and Services
All neurosurgical procedures at UPMC Mercy are performed by board-certified neurosurgeons and endovascular surgeons. Their specialties include:
- Aneurysm coiling
- Complex and routine spinal surgeries
- Endovascular and intracranial neurosurgery
- Minimally invasive surgery for clot extraction
- Placement of cerebral vessel stents
- Vascular neurosurgery
For more information on neurology and neurosurgery services at UPMC Mercy, contact UPMC Physician Referral at 1-800-533-UPMC (8762)