Neurosciences & Stroke

Conditions affecting the brain are often mysterious and stressful, which is why you need a team at your side. Clinical expertise, compassionate patient care and research are important parts of neurosciences at Banner Health.

We bring together teams of neurologists, neurosurgeons and other brain specialists to help you find the care you need. Our patients include those suffering from diseases, disorders and injuries that affect the brain, spine and nervous system.

Neurological Conditions We Treat

We treat a wide range of conditions of the brain, spine and nervous system, from Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease to stroke, brain tumors, spinal cord injuries and concussions.

We sponsor and participate in clinical trials so patients have access to the latest neurological diagnostic tests and neurological treatment options.

Neurology Specialty Centers

To treat stroke in adults, we have certified stroke centers across Arizona and Colorado. Our certified stroke centers include:

When it comes to caring for children, Cardon Children's Medical Center and Diamond Children's Medical Center offer special care for kids with conditions of the brain, spine and nervous system.

We’re world-renowned for our research into Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and other neurological conditions at Banner Sun Health Research Institute in Sun City, Arizona. We’re also a Center of Excellence for Alzheimer's care and research at Banner Alzheimer's Institute in Phoenix, Arizona.

Neurosciences & Stroke Services in Your Area

Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix

1111 E McDowell Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85006
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Excellence in Neurological Care

At Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix, we provide our patients with world-class neurological care in our Neuroscience Clinic. Our highly experienced team includes physicians, nurse practitioners, neuropsychologists, nurses and social workers.

Because we are a leader in neurological medicine, people from throughout Arizona come to us when they need treatment for conditions of the brain, spine and nervous system. We guarantee excellent, expert care around the clock, 7 days a week.

Innovative Treatment Options

Our specialists at Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix treat a wide range of neurological conditions, including epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease and stroke. Our specialty services and programs for conditions of the brain, spine and nervous system include the Banner Concussion Center, neuropsychology and rehabilitation. We care about you, your family and your specific situation. We provide the highest quality of care, and we emphasize the needs of each person who comes to our clinic for help.

Comprehensive Stroke Care

At Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix, we are dedicated to providing the best care and treatment for stroke. Our stroke program begins in the emergency room and extends throughout your hospital stay extending to Banner - University Rehabilitation department. This includes administration of tPA, advanced imaging for emergent intervention, neurosurgical procedures, medication management and assessment for your rehabilitation needs or other services after discharge.  

We have a multidisciplinary team composed of Stroke Neurologists, Neurosurgeons, specialty trained nurses, pharmacists, social workers, case managers, rehabilitation therapists, nutritionists and multiple other health care professionals who will work diligently to develop an individualized plan of care to meet you and your families discharge goal and optimal outcome. This also includes the specialists at the Stroke Rehabilitation Center.

Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix is a Joint Commission Certified Primary Stroke Center and has had this designation since 2009.  In addition, our stroke program has been recognized by the American Heart/ American Stroke Association for excellent outcomes with the highest award, Gold Plus Target Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus, for the last two years. View our 2016 Stroke Program Overview Data

Academic Medicine Difference

The partnership between Banner Health and the University of Arizona brings clinical care delivery, education and research to the forefront of the patient experience. 

Learn more about the specialized care from the Neuroscience Institute, including its following specialized centers:

All are a part of the specialized and collaborative care model the Banner – University Medicine Institutes provide out of the hospital campus at Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix.

And find out even more about academic medicine here.

Banner – University Medical Center South

2800 E Ajo way
Tucson, AZ 85713
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Excellence in Neurological Care

At Banner – University Medical Center South, we provide our patients with world-class neurological care in our Neurosciences program. Our highly experienced team includes neurologists and neurosurgeons who are experts in their fields.

Because we are a leader in neurological medicine, people from throughout Arizona come to us when they need treatment for conditions of the brain, spine and nervous system. We guarantee excellent, expert care around the clock, 7 days a week.

Innovative Treatment Options

Our specialists at Banner – University Medical Center South treat a wide range of neurological conditions, including:

Our specialty services and programs for conditions of the brain, spine and nervous system include clinical trials and rehabilitation.

Neurological conditions affect vital parts of the body. If you have a condition of the brain, spinal cord or nervous system, you need advanced care in order to treat it successfully. And advanced care is our specialty.

Academic Medicine Difference

The partnership between Banner Health and the University of Arizona brings clinical care delivery, education and research to the forefront of the patient experience. 

Banner – University Medical Center Tucson

1501 N Campbell Ave
Tucson, AZ 85724
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Banner - University Medical Center Tucson in partnership with the University of Arizona provides comprehensive and coordinated stroke care for members of our community. As the only academic medical center in Southern Arizona, we have assembled a multidisciplinary team to provide state of the art management of patients with stroke and cerebrovascular diseases. 

In 2009, our facility received Joint Commission Stroke Center Certification, Southern Arizona's first certified primary stroke center. The mission of the Stroke Center is to provide age appropriate, culturally sensitive, evidence-based stroke care; to individualize care to meet the needs of each patient and family; to collaborate with other health care professionals and ancillary services to achieve the best outcomes; and to engage in clinical stroke research.

Hospital Services for Stroke

The Banner - University Medical Center Tucson Stroke Program brings together the combined expertise of a multidisciplinary team, including stroke neurologists, neurocritical care specialists, neurosurgeons, vascular surgeons, neuroradiologists, emergency physicians, therapists, pharmacists and specialty trained nurses. Available services include administration of intravenous tPA (clot-busting medicine) and mechanical clot retrieval for acute ischemic stroke, neurosurgical and vascular procedures, medication management for stroke prevention, and rehabilitation services.

Banner - University Medical Center Tucson has a dedicated stroke unit and neurocritical care unit, and a cutting edge neuroimaging center which includes multimodal CT scanning, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), magnetic resonance angiography, digital angiography, as well as carotid Duplex and Transcranial Doppler Ultrasound. 

As a Joint Commission Certified Stroke Program, we utilize specific stroke protocols and monitor our outcomes to meet performance measures of success. Our stroke program has been recognized by the American Heart/ American Stroke Association for our care and outcomes with the Gold Plus Target Stroke Honor Roll.

Outpatient (Clinic) Services for Stroke

Banner - University Medical Center Tucson coordinates care through our dedicated Stroke Clinics at our brand new North Campus clinic facility. Patients are referred to the Stroke Clinic for stroke-like symptoms, stroke prevention, follow-up care after discharge from the hospital, or for stroke rehabilitation. Our Stroke Nurse Navigator facilitates all aspects of care coordination. 

Education

The Stroke Program provides education to the patient, family/caregivers, healthcare professionals, and the community. Patient education begins in the hospital and focuses on knowledge of their current condition, risk factors for stroke and TIA, and their readiness for discharge. BUMCT offers stroke education events for the public and provides ongoing stroke education for healthcare professionals. The Stroke Program also provides stroke-specific training opportunities for medical students, residents, fellows and nurses.

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