Specialists and Care Centers

Trigeminal Neuralgia Specialists and Care Centers

The Northwestern Medicine neurosciences programs provide treatment for a full range of neurological disorders, including trigeminal neuralgia. The clinical mission is to provide the highest quality care and treatment for patients with neurological disorders, while advancing new therapies and uncovering the causes and cures of trigeminal neuralgia. Our physicians* specialize in neurological treatment and care.

Specialists* throughout the neurosciences programs at Northwestern Medicine diagnose and treat trigeminal neuralgia due to vascular pressure on the nerve, MS and brain tumors.

Northwestern Medicine Functional Neurosurgery Program
The Functional Neurosurgery Program specialists at Northwestern Memorial Hospital work in integrated teams to provide patients with a multidisciplinary approach to their care, including:

  • Assessment by a fellowship-trained neurologist in movement disorders and epilepsy
  • Comprehensive pharmacological therapy
  • Neurosurgical evaluations for deep brain stimulation (DBS), epilepsy surgery, pain surgery, intrathecal medication infusion and other therapeutic procedures
  • The opportunity to participate in clinical research trials
  • Physical, occupational, and speech therapy through Northwestern Memorial Hospital in conjunction with the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
  • Social work services: consultation, counseling, support groups, and access to community services and resources
  • Educational programs
  • Learning materials: books, videos, audiotapes, and internet resources
  • Neuropsychology services

Northwestern Medicine Peripheral Neuropathy Clinic
The Northwestern Medicine Peripheral Neuropathy Clinic at Northwestern Memorial Hospital was established in 2009 with support from the Foundation for Peripheral Neuropathy. We employ a multidisciplinary approach in which specially trained personnel provide diagnostic, treatment, rehabilitative and supportive services. Clinics are held on a weekly basis.

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In the spirit of keeping you well-informed, the physician(s) identified are neither agents nor employees of Northwestern Memorial HealthCare or any of its affiliate organizations. They have selected our facilities as places where they want to treat and care for their private patients.