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Neurology-picThe Neuroscience Institute offers specialists in stroke, brain injury, brain and spine surgery, brain cancer, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis and pain management. Our specialty centers and team of experts can provide the care you need to help you regain quality of life. 

Concussion Center - All services of The Concussion Center at St. Joseph’s are provided by St. Joseph’s team of Board-certified Pediatric and Adult Neurologists, Psychological and Rehabilitation Specialists and Neurology Nurse Practitioners.  In addition to comprehensive assessment and treatment The Concussion Center offers you/your child the ImPACT (Immediate Post-Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing) Program. A sophisticated computer test developed to help clinicians evaluate recovery following concussion, ImPACT is the concussion management program used by all 32 National Football League (NFL) teams, more than 1,000 high schools, and over 300 colleges and universities. 

Click HERE to view the Health Tips video on concussion signs and symptoms.

Comprehensive and Primary Stroke Center - St. Joseph's University Medical Center has earned disease specific certification in Primary Stroke from Det Norske Veritas (DNV) and has been designated by the State of New Jersey, Department of Health and Senior Service as a Comprehensive Stroke Center. The stroke program has also been recognized by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's "Get With The Guidelines" Program and has received the Gold Plus Award for quality stroke care.

The Comprehensive and Primary Stroke Center also offers Telestroke. Telestroke is the use of a telemedicine technology system in the treatment of a stroke. It allows for rapid consultation with stroke specialists remotely from any location within minutes and enables St. Joseph's University Medical Center to emergently treat patients and support smaller community hospitals. 'Real time' HD videoconferencing assessment allows for this emergency stroke treatment to be administered.

Epilepsy Center - The EpilepsyCenter at St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center is a NAEC Level 3 Epilepsy Center where care is provide by Board Certified Epileptologists.  EEG services are provided in our ABRET registered EEG Lab.  The center offers comprehensive diagnostic services which include inpatient and outpatient Routine EEG, Ambulatory EEG and  Long Term Video Monitoring.  

Neurosurgical and Interventional Center - Our group consists of neurosurgeons holding joint academic appointments in the Department of Neurological Surgery at Columbia University specializing in:

  • Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors
  • Degenerative Spinal Disorders
  • Skull Base Tumors
  • Herniated Disc Disease
  • Pediatric Brain Tumors
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Pediatric Spinal Deformities
  • Cerebral Aneurysms, AVMs
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Endoscopic Neurosurgery
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Pain Surgery/Stimulation

In addition to the above services, the Neurosurgical and Interventional Center provides:

  • 24/7 Neurosurgical coverage for Adult and Pediatric patients at St. Joseph's University Medical Center
  • 24/7 Neurosurgical consultation services at St. Joseph's Wayne Hospital
  • A 4-bed Neuroscience Step-down Unit at St. Joseph's University Medical Center
  • A full-time Neurosurgery Advanced Practice Nurse (APN)

Spine Center- Our complex and minimally invasive spine surgery program performs surgical interventiosn not found in most institutions. Innovative procedures, such as the first  artificial cervical disc and lumbar disc replacement surgeries, are performed at St. Joseph’s

For more information about The Neuroscience Institute at St. Joseph's, please contact us at 973.754.2000


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