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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 in San Antonio

Neurological complications can severely limit your ability to engage in daily life, but we work to make sure your routine is as fulfilling as possible.

At Methodist Hospital, we specialize in exceptional neurological care that emphasizes improvement and management in functionality, mobility and overall well-being.

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Call us to learn more about neurological services offered at Methodist Hospital.

Call us to learn more about neurological services offered at Methodist Hospital.

Neurological conditions we treat

Using the latest technological advancements and treatment options, our dedicated team of physicians performs more deep brain stimulations (DBS), spinal canal explorations and lumbar fusions than any other hospital in Texas, leading to us becoming one of the top DBS programs in the region.

Methodist Hospital offers a wide spectrum of neurosurgical services that diagnose and treat the following neurological conditions:

  • Aneurysms
  • Brain hemorrhage
  • Brain tumors
  • Carotid artery disease
  • Degenerative spine
  • Epilepsy
  • Facial pain
  • Movement Disorders
  • Spine trauma
  • Spine tumors
  • Stroke
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Vascular malformations of the brain and spine

Advanced neurosurgical treatment options

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

  • Craniotomy
  • Deep brain stimulation (DBS)
  • Epilepsy surgery
  • Minimally invasive craniotomy
  • Minimally invasive spine fusion
  • Minimally invasive spine surgery
  • Neurocritical care
  • Neuroendoscopy
  • Neurointerventional surgery
  • Neurological imaging services
  • Pituitary surgery
  • Radiosurgery
  • Skull base neurosurgery
  • Spinal deformity/scoliosis
  • Spinal fusion

Specialized treatment programs at Methodist Hospital

A comprehensive approach to neurosurgery

Methodist Hospital remains at the forefront of neurosciences, boasting one of Texas’ leading programs. The neurosciences program at Methodist Hospital takes a multidisciplinary approach to treating patients with neurological conditions. Our team includes:

  • Emergency physicians
  • Neuro-interventional radiologists
  • Vascular surgeons
  • Neurosurgeons
  • Neuro-interventional neurosurgeons
  • Neuro-interventional neurologists
  • Neurologists
  • Neurotologists
  • Oncologist

With over 80 beds at our neurosciences unit at Methodist Hospital dedicated solely to stroke and other neurological patients, our team has multiple dedicated operating rooms to ensure every patient access to emergency neurosurgery when necessary.

Methodist Hospital is nationally recognized as a leader in stroke care. In addition to receiving a Primary Stroke Center designation from The Joint Commission, Methodist Hospital, the largest provider of stroke care in South Texas, has earned the Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification from DNV GL Healthcare, USA, Inc., one of the leading accrediting agencies in the U.S. Facilities with this certification offer the most advanced stroke treatment available in a given geographic area. Methodist Hospital participates in Get with the Guidelines® — Stroke, a program sponsored by the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association. The program focuses on continuous quality improvement and protocols to ensure Methodist Hospital patients receive the best, evidence-based treatment.

Methodist Hospital was also recognized with Get With the Guidelines®—Silver Plus Award with Target: Stroke Honor Roll by providing exceptional patient care.

Emergency care for stroke patients

For many patients, the road to recovery begins when they are transported to Methodist Hospital. All ER nurses are stroke-certified by the National Institutes of Health and can administer tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) with physicians’ orders.

For stroke or brain injury patients, the moment the Methodist AirCare helicopter—a state-of-the-art emergency medical transport helicopter touches down, the medical crew aboard is ready to immediately begin administering an intensive level of medical care based on the specific needs of the patient, especially patients in rural communities who require a higher level of care.

Methodist AirCare maintains full accreditation through the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems.

Our Neurological care Locations

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Methodist Hospital
7700 Floyd Curl Dr
San Antonio, TX 78229
 (210) 575 - 4000

Currently Viewing:

Methodist Hospital
7700 Floyd Curl Dr
San Antonio, TX 78229
 (210) 575 - 4000
Methodist Children's Hospital
7700 Floyd Curl Dr
San Antonio, TX 78229
 (210) 575 - 5437

0.1 miles

Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant
8026 Floyd Curl Dr
San Antonio, TX 78229
 (210) 575 - 8110

0.5 miles