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Neurosciences

If you or a loved one experience a health condition related to the brain, spine or nervous system, you want the best care and treatment right away. That’s exactly what you’ll find at OU Health.

Comprehensive Treatment Designed for You

Choose the highly skilled and fellowship-trained neurology and neurosurgery experts at OU Health in Oklahoma City, Edmond and Tulsa for Oklahoma’s most complete adult and pediatric neuroscience services. You become part of a multidisciplinary team with specialists from many aspects of healthcare who work with you to develop an accurate diagnosis and an individualized treatment plan that meets your specific needs.

Exceptional Brain, Spine & Nervous System Care Close to Home

No matter where you live in Oklahoma or across the region, you’ll appreciate fast access to expert neurologists, neurosurgeons and other neuroscience specialists who deliver comprehensive treatment at OU Health for neurological injuries and conditions such as:

Neurology Services

For neurologic health conditions affecting the nervous system (nerves, brain, spinal cord), you can rely on the extensive experience of OU Health’s neurologists for the most comprehensive care and advanced treatment options in Oklahoma and the region.

Evidence-Based Care in a Team Approach

You’ll work with OU Health’s neurology specialists in a team-based approach to address your specific condition using advanced technology and evidence-based care designed to improve your quality of life. That means you benefit from the latest scientific knowledge gained through OU Health’s academic health system research programs, which our skilled neurologists and neurosurgeons put into practice every day.

Contact us to find out more about OU Health’s neurology services.

Neurosurgery Services

If you and your neuroscience care team choose neurosurgery as an option to treat your particular condition, you benefit from OU Health’s complete range of personalized neurosurgery services for diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of conditions affecting the brain and spine.

Your team of experienced OU Health neurosurgeons holds advanced training in the entire range of neurosurgical techniques such as:

  • Brain tumor surgery – Includes awake craniotomy with language and motor mapping using tractography and fMRI
  • Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) – Addresses movement disorders
  • Endoscopic endonasal surgery – Treats conditions in the head and neck
  • Endovascular surgery –Innovative use of stents for aneurysm and stroke
  • Image-guided surgical navigation – Offers pinpoint accuracy in delicate locations
  • Laser interstitial thermal therapy (LITT) and responsive neurostimulation (Neuropace) – Treats epilepsy and seizures
  • Skull-base surgery – Repairs hard-to-reach areas at the base of the skull
  • Spinal surgery – Includes complex, minimally invasive, robotic-assisted, spinal fusion, lumbar decompression and more
  • Stereo-EEG – Provides detailed evaluation of epilepsy before surgery
  • Stereotactic radiosurgery – Delivers precise doses of radiation therapies
  • Vagus nerve stimulation – Treats seizures, depression, neurodegenerative disorders with implantable device

At OU Health, you’ll also find top-quality neurosurgical services for children and young adults. Learn more about surgery services at OU Health.

Comprehensive Radiation Therapy

If appropriate for your neurological condition, your treatment plan may involve options such as internal radiation therapy (brachytherapy) or external radiation therapy, including proton beam, Gamma Knife® and linear accelerator options, because OU Health offers more types of radiation therapy in one place than anywhere else in the nation.

Nationally Recognized Care for Brain Trauma

Should you or a loved one face a traumatic brain injury, you’ll receive care from OU Health’s expert neurosurgeons as part of Oklahoma’s only Level 1 Trauma Center nationally verified by the American College of Surgeons (ACoS). You benefit from 24/7 coverage at the most advanced neurosurgery critical care unit in the state.

Contact us for more information about OU Health’s neurosurgery services.

Spine Care Services

For conditions ranging from scoliosis or spina bifida to spinal tumor or traumatic spine injury, you and your loved ones can trust your care to the expert neurologists, neurosurgeons and advanced practice providers at OU Health for accurate diagnosis, exceptional treatment and ongoing follow-up of your particular spine-related situation.

Team Approach to Your Care

Your multidisciplinary spine care team evaluates your specific condition and works with you to develop an individualized treatment plan to address your particular needs. At OU Health, you and your team may take advantage of innovative treatment techniques, such as minimally invasive and robotic-assisted procedures, that may reduce your time in surgery and help speed your recovery.

Contact us to find out more about OU Health’s spine care services.

Comprehensive Stroke Center

If you or a loved one feel you’re dealing with a stroke, dial 9-1-1 now.

Time = brain. Every minute counts when facing symptoms of stroke. That’s why you want to get care from the Comprehensive Stroke Center at OU Health, where response to the most common type of stroke averages 31 minutes, well below the 90-minute national standard. When you choose OU Health, you’re likely to be among the 86 percent of people who receive clot-dissolving drugs within 45 minutes or less, which significantly improves your options for survival and recovery.

Expert Stroke Care

At OU Health, you also benefit from complex stroke care delivered by expert neurologists, neurosurgeons and advance practice providers at one of the first centers in Oklahoma to achieve certification for excellence in stroke care from The Joint Commission, a national accrediting agency, and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.

Stroke Symptoms and Warning Signs

Learn more about stroke symptoms and warning signs from the American Stroke Association. Explore the types of stroke and who’s at risk for stroke.

Contact us today for information about expert stroke care at OU Health.

Your Neurosciences Care Team

For health conditions affecting your brain, spine or nervous system, you want to work with the most experienced and highly trained neuroscience experts in the field. You’ll find exceptionally skilled neurologists, neurosurgeons and advanced practice providers close to home – at OU Health in Oklahoma City, Edmond and Tulsa – where our top-quality physicians and services rank among the best in the nation.

Research-Based Care Improves Your Outcomes

At OU Health, you benefit from exceptional care and board-certified neurologists and neurosurgeons with advanced fellowship training and extensive education in their specialties who perform both standard and extremely complex neurological procedures every day.

As our neurology specialists work with local, national and international academic partners to explore critical health issues and teach the next generation of neuroscience professionals, they also bring research-based practices to your care, so you can achieve the best possible outcome for your specific situation.

Request an Appointment or Get a Second Opinion

Request an appointment or ask your doctor for a referral to OU Health’s expert neurologists, neurosurgeons, advanced practice providers or neuroscience specialists.

(405) 271-3635 – Oklahoma City
(405) 340-0551 – Edmond
(918) 619-8700 – Tulsa
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