Neuroscience Services

The neuroscience specialists at University Health System diagnose and treat a wide range of conditions caused by injury or disease to your brain, skull, spine or nerves. Our partnership with the neurosurgery and neurology divisions of UT Medicine San Antonio provides a level of expertise, care and technology you won’t find anywhere else in South Texas.

Changing Lives with Nationally Recognized Neuroscience Care

Our neurology and neurosurgery team is committed to improving outcomes for adults and children with neurologic conditions. It’s why you’ll find doctors, nurses and staff on-site 24 hours a day, seven days a week to provide lifesaving diagnostic neurology and neurosurgery services. Our dedication to providing the best care possible has led to programs and treatments recognized for their advanced level of excellence and innovation for care and outcomes, including:

Comprehensive Stroke Center

University Hospital is certified as a Comprehensive Stroke Center by The Joint Commission and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association — the highest level of certification available. Comprehensive stroke centers are capable of diagnosing and treating the most complex stroke patients with a wider array of technology and procedures. With our physician partners at UT Medicine San Antonio, expert care is available rapidly and around the clock when you have symptoms of stroke.

Level IV Epilepsy Center

We have achieved a Level IV Epilepsy Center, the highest accreditation awarded by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers. University offers the only comprehensive epilepsy treatment center in South and Central Texas, and the largest epilepsy-monitoring center in Texas.

Center for Endoscopic Craniosynostosis Surgery

An innovative, minimally invasive treatment option for children with craniosynostosis is available at the Center for Endoscopic Craniosynostosis Surgery.

Spine Center

At our Spine Center, we use the innovative O-arm® Imaging System for clear, real-time images of the body during surgery.

Award-Winning Nursing Care

We’re committed to providing excellent care and earning Magnet status confirms it. We are San Antonio and South Texas’ first and only health system to earn the prestigious nursing designation, awarded only to healthcare providers with a proven track record for providing excellent care and positive outcomes.

Conditions

University neurology and neurosurgery specialists are experts in treating conditions that affect the intricate workings of the brain, spine and nerves. We treat adults and children with a wide range of neurologic conditions, including:

  • Alzheimer’s and memory disorders
  • Brain and skull-based tumors
  • Carpal tunnel
  • Chiari malformations
  • Chronic pain
  • Epilepsy
  • Guillain-Barre Syndrome and other peripheral nerve disorders
  • Headaches
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Multiple sclerosis and other movement disorders
  • Neurological diseases that affect the eyes
  • Neurovascular malformations
  • Neuro trauma and neurocritical care
  • Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders
  • Spasticity
  • Stroke and cerebrovascular disorders
  • Trigeminal neuralgia

Treatment

Our focus is on improving the lives of people with neurologic conditions. We offer the most comprehensive expanse of services, providing care from neurocritical care, to inpatient acute care and rehabilitation, to outpatient rehabilitation and follow up.

As a nationally recognized teaching hospital, University offers a higher level of knowledge and advanced treatment options, including:

Support Services

We care about your whole health – clinical, spiritual, emotional, family and community – because getting well is so much more than getting cured. We’re here with support services that can help you and your family navigate the process of getting well.

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