Neurologists in Denver
Swedish Medical Center is a national leader in the area of neurosciences. Featuring clinical depth and a team of experts, combined with unparalleled outcomes, Swedish has become the gold standard in stroke, neurology and neurosurgical care.
The Swedish Neuro Network leverages the quality and capabilities of Swedish with stroke/neuro care at five other HealthONE acute care hospitals for the benefit of patients throughout the Rocky Mountain region. Services are available at:
As part of the Swedish Neuro Network, Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center in Metro Denver provides specialized neurology services. Our neurological center is equipped with innovative surgical technology and experienced specialists who take time to provide each patient with effective and personalized neurological care.
For more information about the Swedish Neuro Network at Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center, please call (866) 779-3347.
Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center is certified by The Joint Commissionas a Primary Stroke Center.
Neurological diseases and conditions we treat
Some of the neurological conditions we treat include:
- Attention deficit disorder (ADD)
- Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease)
- Alzheimer’s disease (senile dementia)
- Brain injuries
- Cerebral palsy
- Epilepsy and other seizure disorders
- Guillain-Barré syndrome
- Headaches and migraines
- Multiple sclerosis
- Movement disorders
- Parkinson's disease
- Tourette syndrome
Certified stroke care
When it comes to stroke, every minute matters. That is why we are proud to be designated as a Primary Stroke Center. This certification recognizes our exceptional effort to foster better outcomes for stroke care. It also signifies the stroke services we provide have the critical elements to achieve long-term success in improving outcomes.
Stroke warning signs
If you notice the sudden onset of these symptoms, call 911 right away:
- Dizziness or confusion
- Lack of balance or difficulty walking
- Numbness or weakness in the face, arms or legs, sometimes just on one side of the body
- Severe headache
- Trouble speaking or understanding speech
- Vision loss in one or both eyes
Movement Disorders and Pain Program
Our Movement Disorders and Pain Program brings innovative expertise to patients with movement disorders, epilepsy and other neurological conditions. Through neuromodulation treatment, we can stimulate specific nerves to help manage symptoms.
Some of our treatment options include:
- Deep brain stimulation
- Hypoglossal nerve stimulation
- Peripheral nerve and field stimulation
- Spinal cord stimulation
- Vagus nerve stimulation
When physical therapy and other noninvasive treatments are not effective at relieving symptoms, surgery may be the recommended treatment option. In these cases, our neurological center is equipped with an innovative surgical navigation system, allowing our doctors to perform neurological and spine procedures with extreme precision.
The Spine Center
Our neurosurgeons and orthopedists collaborate to provide comprehensive care at The Spine Center. Here, we diagnose and treat a range of back, neck and spine conditions. Some of our spine procedures include:
- Artificial disc insertion of the cervical and lumbar spine
- Correction of complex deformities
- Diagnostic and therapeutic spine injection
- Discectomy for herniated discs to treat spinal fractures
- Neuromodulation for chronic back and neck pain
- Spinal fusion, including cervical spinal fusion
We also host preoperative education before our patients undergo spine surgery. In this spine surgery class, we will discuss the anatomy of the spine, how to prepare for surgery and what to expect during recovery.
Institute for Limb Preservation
Our neurologists collaborate with orthopedists, infectious disease specialists, vascular surgeons and oncologists at our Institute for Limb Preservation. Here, we are dedicated to treating diseases and traumatic injuries of the extremities. Our multidisciplinary, highly esteemed team provides specialized limb preservation programs and advanced treatments for patients at risk of losing a limb.
Neurological care at HealthONE
Neurological care is the practice of medicine that focuses on the treatment, function and diagnosis of diseases relating to the nerves and nervous system. Neurologists and neurosurgeons treat disorders that affect the brain or spinal cord.Learn about Neurological care
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