Comprehensive, compassionate care for neurologic disorders
If you need care for a condition of the nerves, brain or spinal cord, you want an experienced team of specialists committed to your well-being and comfort—as well as access to the most advanced diagnostics and treatment. You’ve found it at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, the only academic medical center in central Pennsylvania.
Our neurology team is one of the most comprehensive in the region, experienced in all aspects of neurological care. We serve thousands of patients from across Pennsylvania and beyond, providing the most advanced treatment options available. We’ll work with you to create a plan to diagnosis and manage your condition, and we’re with you every step of the way with education and support for you and your family.
Improving care beyond our walls
Because we are part of an academic medical center with an active research program, we can provide access to promising new treatments through clinical trials if you might benefit. We also train medical students, residents, fellows and researchers who serve across the state and nation, and we’re constantly working to increase the worldwide body of knowledge on neurological conditions through basic and clinical research.
Our adult neurology team includes specialists in:
- Behavioral and cognitive (thinking) disorders, including memory loss, Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias
- General neurology for issues such as headache, coordination problems, muscle weakness, confusion, a change in sensation and dizziness
- Movement disorders such as Parkinson’s disease and tremor
- Multiple sclerosis
- Neuromuscular conditions such as myasthenia gravis, neuropathy and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease)
Penn State Health also provides pediatric neurology care through our pediatrics department. Find out more about pediatric neurology.Learn more about our care team members and locations
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