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Neurological care

Neurological care is the practice of medicine that focuses on the diagnosis, treatment and function of diseases relating to the nerves and nervous system. Neurologists and neurosurgeons treat disorders that affect the brain or spinal cord.

Neurology services at Methodist Hospital Stone Oak

Neurological issues can severely impact your cognition and mobility, so we work to help you operate at the highest level possible.

The dedicated neurologists, neurosurgeons, nurses and therapists at Methodist Hospital Stone Oak are committed to improving your quality of life by implementing the latest technological advancements and treatment programs. While we provide care for complex neurological and spine conditions, we are most widely recognized for our expertise in skull base surgery, spinal canal exploration, robot-assisted pedicle screw insertion and spinous process fusions.

Neurological conditions we treat

Methodist Hospital Stone Oak offers a full spectrum of neurological services that diagnose and treat the following conditions:

  • Dementia
  • Stroke care
  • Seizures
  • Movement disorders, including Parkinson's disease
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Muscular disorders
  • Neuropathy
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Brain tumors
  • Spine tumors
  • Spinal fracture
  • Headaches

Neurological services

We are proud to offer innovative and advanced neurological and neurosurgical treatments, including:

  • Robotic-assisted spine surgery
  • Robotic-assisted pedicle screw insertion
  • Skull base surgery
  • Spinal canal exploration
  • Spinous process fusion
  • Neuronavigation tumor resection
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Minimally invasive laminectomy with decompression
  • Neuromodulation implantation
  • Alteplase (tPA)
  • Electroencephalography (EEG)
  • Radiographic imaging (MRI and CT scan)
  • Spinal tap
  • Therapy: speech, occupational and physical


We are committed to providing complete neurological care, from diagnosis to treatment and throughout recovery.

Neurological rehabilitation may be indicated for patients who require further support or recovery time following a neurological event, injury or the diagnosis of a neurological disease. Neurological rehabilitation commonly helps individuals recovering from a traumatic brain injury, neurosurgery or stroke treatment.

Through our comprehensive physical therapy and rehabilitation services at Methodist Hospital Stone Oak Rehabilitation Center, we offer the following neurological therapies:

  • Speech therapy
    • Modified barium swallow studies
    • Bedside swallow evaluations
    • Post-stroke speech and swallow evaluation and treatment
    • Communication evaluations and treatments
    • Cognitive evaluation and treatments
    • Passy Muir speaking valves training and evaluation
  • Occupational therapy
    • Neuromuscular re-education
    • Post-craniotomy occupational therapy evaluation and treatment
    • Post-ventriculoperitoneal (VP) shunt evaluation and treatment
    • Post-stroke occupational therapy evaluation and treatment
    • Balance assessment and activities
    • Fine motor coordination activities
    • Independent daily living skills assessment and activities
    • Cognitive assessment
  • Physical therapy
    • Lumbar pre- and post-drainage gait assessments
    • General physical therapy evaluations
    • Balance assessment and activities
    • Vestibular (inner ear) evaluation and treatments
    • Neuromuscular re-education
    • Post-craniotomy physical therapy evaluation and treatment
    • Post-stroke physical therapy evaluation and treatment
    • Post-neurosurgical spine evaluation and treatment
    • Postoperative spinal cord stimulator evaluation and treatment
    • Post ventriculoperitoneal (VP) shunt evaluation and treatment

Award winning care

For our commitment to excellent care, Methodist Hospital Stone Oak has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's Get With The Guidelines®–Stroke Gold Plus, as well as the Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes our dedication to ensuring that if you have experienced a stroke, you receive the most appropriate treatments that correspond with nationally recognized, research-based guidelines.

Additionally, the Joint Commission designated Methodist Hospital Stone Oak as a Primary Stroke Center, and awarded us with the Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Care Certification of Stroke Rehabilitation, for the high level of stroke care we provide.

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Our Neurological care Locations

Currently Viewing:

Methodist Hospital Stone Oak
1139 E Sonterra Blvd
San Antonio, TX 78258
 (210) 638 - 2000

Currently Viewing:

Methodist Hospital Stone Oak
1139 E Sonterra Blvd
San Antonio, TX 78258
 (210) 638 - 2000
Methodist Hospital Landmark
5510 Presidio Parkway
San Antonio, TX 78249
 (210) 583 - 7200

7.4 miles

Methodist Hospital Northeast
12412 Judson Rd
Live Oak, TX 78233
 (210) 757 - 7000

8.8 miles