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Neurology Services & Treatments
Do you or a loved one have a disease that affects the brain and nervous system? Mayo Clinic Health System’s neurological experts specialize in identifying and treating conditions that impact the nervous system, including the brain and spinal cord. We care for patients of all ages with a whole-person approach and are supported by the highly specialized expertise and resources of Mayo Clinic.
Find out more about our neurology services:
- Conditions and consultations
- Diagnosis and treatments
- Neurology specialists
- Neurology locations near you
- Neurology specialists near you
Conditions and consultations
Our neurologists take the time to listen to you, answer your questions and develop a comprehensive care plan that best meets your neurological needs.
Conditions we treat include:
- Alzheimer's disease and dementia
- Guillain-Barre syndrome
- Head and spinal cord injuries
- Multiple sclerosis
- Muscle weakness or myasthenia gravis
- Parkinson's disease
- Sleep disorders
Diagnosis and treatments
We specialize in treating several conditions and developing a personalized treatment plan. We provide:
- ALS clinic. Patients in our ALS clinic benefit from having all multidisciplinary care and follow-up communications managed by an ALS nurse coordinator. Patients receive care from several medical specialties in one visit and in one location to reduce the hardship and burden of travel.
- Aphasia camp. Aphasia camp is a three-day retreat that offers people with aphasia and their significant other activities and resources to increase social interaction and enhance communication success.
- Epilepsy care. The team treats focal and generalized seizures as well as Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. We use an epilepsy monitoring unit to evaluate, diagnose and treat seizures. During the stay, patients have a continuous video electroencephalogram (EEG), which measures vital brain signs and provides an audiovisual recording of activities.
- Headache care. Patients with cluster, migraine, tension and secondary headaches can find relief for their pain.
- Multiple Sclerosis (MS) care. The MS Center provides full-service care with treatments and therapies tailored to the effects of multiple sclerosis and the support and education needed for patients with MS and their families.
- Neurosurgery. Learn more about the procedures and surgeries the neurosurgery team offers to treat nervous system issues, including your brain, spinal cord and spinal column.
- Stroke care. The team evaluates and consults with patients who have had a stroke. In addition to serving as an information resource, the Stroke Clinic works with patients and family members to prevent stroke by identifying and controlling risk factors.
- Vagus nerve stimulation. While medications are typically the first line of treatment for patients with epilepsy, vagus nerve stimulation may be helpful for those who continue to struggle with breakthrough seizures.
Our experienced neurology experts collaborate to deliver a seamless experience and collaborate with a team of specialists in other areas to determine the best and most appropriate treatment option for your individual needs.
Other specialists include:
- Nurse and nurse coordinator
- Occupational therapist
- Physical therapist
- Rehabilitation doctor (physiatrist)
- Respiratory therapy
- Social worker
- Speech therapist
- Psychologist or psychiatrist
You can make an appointment without a referral from your provider — call the appointment number at your preferred location.
If you're a provider, you can refer patients to Neurology online, by phone or by fax. We value the opportunity to collaborate with you on a treatment plan.
What should I bring for my first appointment?
For your first appointment, bring your current prescription information or medical records from non-Mayo Clinic Health System facilities. Complete a medical records release form to authorize the transfer of health records from another healthcare facility to us. Visit our Medical Record Forms page for this form and other forms in multiple languages.
How long does an appointment take?
The appointment length depends on the patient's specific medical situation or concern. We recommend calling your preferred neurology location to inquire about the appointment length for your health needs.
Does Mayo Clinic Health System offer virtual visits?
What are my payment options, and do you offer financial assistance?
Visit the billing page of your preferred location for information on insurance, billing and payments.
We serve patients in difficult financial circumstances and offer financial assistance to those who have an established need to receive medically necessary services. Learn more about financial assistance options.
Can you provide a second opinion?
Do you have an after-hours number in case of emergency?
Always call 911 in case of emergency. For after-hours help with other issues, review our convenient care options.