Back, Neck and Spine
We offer advanced technologies, state-of-the-art facilities and a premier team of specialists across multiple disciplines to provide expert treatment for back and neck pain, as well as complex spinal disorders, injuries and deformities.
Brain, Spine and Skull Base Tumors
Northwestern Medicine performs more brain and spine tumor surgeries than any other health system in Illinois. We offer tailored treatment plans for every type of brain, spine and skull base tumor, including rare conditions like chordoma.
Epilepsy and Epilepsy Surgery
Northwestern Medicine is the only health system in Illinois with two adult hospitals designated by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers (NAEC)–a testament of our ability to diagnose and treat the most complicated types of epilepsy and seizure disorders.
Genetic Testing and Counseling
We offer education and support for those considering genetic testing for neurological disorders. If you are undergoing genetic testing, our experts will work with you and your family to ensure you understand the implications of any findings.
Headaches and Migraines
Northwestern Medicine is recognized by the Migraine Research Foundation as a Comprehensive Headache Center. We offer a collaborative approach to treatment and are experienced in the care of complex or difficult-to-treat headache conditions.
Our interventional neuroradiologists perform minimally invasive procedures, including endovascular treatment for cerebral aneurysms, vascular malformations, and carotid and vertebrobasilar stenosis.
Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroimmunology
The National Multiple Sclerosis Society has recognized our program as a Center for Comprehensive Care of Multiple Sclerosis. We specialize in relapsing MS, and offer the latest infusion services in a comfortable, state-of-the-art facility.
Neurobehavior and Memory
Northwestern Medicine Neurobehavior and Memory Clinic provides consultation to patients, families and providers about diseases that affect memory, behavior and other cognitive functions.
The Neuroinfectious Diseases Program at Northwestern Memorial Hospital provides comprehensive care for patients who have acute and chronic neurological infections.
Neuro Infusion Services
Northwestern Medicine offers convenient and relaxing outpatient infusion services in our state-of-the-art facility at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. We offer the full range of infusion treatment drugs, including the latest therapies to treat multiple sclerosis.
Neuromodulation and Functional Neurosurgery
We offer one of the leading Neuromodulation and Functional Neurosurgery programs in the Midwest, combining advanced technology and using innovative techniques to give hope to patients who have been told there is no hope. We are one of the leading providers of deep brain stimulation (DBS) and epilepsy surgery.
We offer comprehensive care to patients with neuromuscular conditions, including specialized programs for the treatment of ALS, Charcot-Marie Tooth disease, muscular dystrophy, myasthenia gravis, peripheral neuropathy and spinal muscular atrophy.
Multidisciplinary teams work with patients to provide individualized care to optimize treatment and patient experience.
Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders
We are recognized by the National Parkinson Foundation and the Huntington’s Disease Society of America as a worldwide Center of Excellence (COE), and are one of few Wilson Disease Association Centers of Excellence in the world. COEs are recognized as providing the gold standard of care for movement disorders.
Sleep Health and Sleep Studies
Northwestern Medicine Sleep Health Centers provide day and night sleep studies for diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders. Our team includes neurology experts as well as pulmonary critical care physicians, board-certified or board-eligible sleep medicine specialists, registered technologists, and respiratory therapists specially trained in sleep disorders.
Spinal Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak Program
Northwestern Medicine offers a dedicated program for the diagnosis and treatment of patients with CSF leaks.
Stroke and Cerebrovascular Surgery
Our multidisciplinary team of experts has extensive experience evaluating and treating people who have had strokes or have other cerebrovascular diseases. Our patient outcomes are consistently among the best in the country.
The Women's Neurology Center at Northwestern Memorial Hospital is one of only a small number of women-focused neurology centers across the country dedicated to serving female patients in all stages of life and to advance research in women’s neurological conditions.