Neurology Services

What is a neurologist? 

Neurologists provide specialized care for people with problems or concerns relating to the brain, spinal cord or nervous system. In addition, our team of pediatric neurologists has specific training that enables them to deliver expert care for children with neurological challenges or illnesses. 

What conditions do neurologists treat? 

What conditions do pediatric neurologists treat? 

  • Attention issues
  • Concussion
  • Developmental delay
  • Headaches
  • Seizures
  • Tics

Services provided include:

  • Consultative services
  • EEG readings
  • Hospital inpatient services
  • Scheduling for appropriate testing, including blood work, MRIs and EEGs, and spinal tap

The Stroke Team

Our neurologists at the Stroke Center are on call 24/7 and provide urgent care for patients with suspected stroke. Our Stroke Alert program is designed to facilitate the rapid evaluation of the patient with a suspected stroke to assess if he or she would be a candidate for intravenous thrombolysis, a clot-busting medication.

Other Stamford Health Neurology Services and Offerings

  • Our in-hospital care is enhanced by the availability of 24-hour video EEG monitoring on the patient floors and in the ICU.
  • Our neurologists do all inpatient and outpatient electroneurodiagnostic testing in-house in order to ensure the most accurate diagnoses and the highest possible level of care.
  • All non-invasive diagnostic tests are performed by highly skilled electroneurodiagnostic technologists, utilizing advanced digital instrumentation, including:
    • EEG
    • Evoked response studies
    • Long -term video/EEG seizure monitoring.

We offer late-afternoon and evening appointments for patients requiring neurologic testing after normal business hours, as well as weekend coverage when emergency studies are required.