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Regional Neuroscience Center

St. Mary’s Regional Neuroscience Center has a tradition of excellence in neuroscience with qualified physicians, skilled healthcare professionals, new medical advances in treatment and unmatched support for patients. St. Mary’s was the first hospital in the region to achieve certification as a Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. At St. Mary’s, patients can count on caring, compassionate physicians and staff who are dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of their neurological condition.

The board-certified neurologists, neurosurgeons and interventional radiologists at St. Mary’s Regional Neuroscience Center offer advanced treatments for neurological disorders and injuries, including:


  • Carotid endarterectomy
  • Carotid stenting
  • Intravenous thrombolysis and endovascular procedures (IA thrombolysis and mechanical clot retrieval) for acute ischemic stroke treatment
  • Coiling of cerebral aneurysms
  • Clipping of cerebral aneurysms
  • Intracerebral hemorrhage treatment
  • AVM (arteriovenous malformation)


  • Spinal fractures
  • Tumors
  • Biopsy
  • Ruptured discs
  • Spinal fusion, including minimally invasive
  • Cervical fusion (anterior and posterior)
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Laminectomy
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Meningocele repair
  • Myelomeningocele repair
  • Vertebroplasty
  • Restore Rechargeable Neurostimulation System
  • Synchromed II pump
  • Baclofen pump
  • Artificial cervical disc


  • Treatment of injury to the brain and spine


  • Craniotomy for tumor
  • Biopsy
  • Shunts for hydrocephalus
  • Transphenoidal hypophysectomy
  • Vagal nerve stimulator

Click here to meet the team of physicians with the Regional Neuroscience Center

Neurophysiology Lab

The Neurophysiology Lab offers a wide range of diagnostic testing for neurological conditions. This specialty lab is staffed by skilled technicians who use state-of-the-art equipment to offer the following tests:

  • Electroencephalogram (EEG)
  • Electromyography (EMG)
  • Somatosensory evoked potentials (SSEP)
  • Otoacoustic emission (OAE)
  • Intraoperative monitoring
  • Continuous EEG monitoring

The neurophysiology department is able to monitor the brain minute by minute with equipment specifically designed for and dedicated to continuous electroencephalographic (CEEG) monitoring. This technology allows physicians and staff to view a patient’s brain activity for extended periods of time to detect abnormalities in function before irreversible damage occurs. It also assists physicians in making timely decisions about treatment and provides a means of evaluating the effectiveness of treatments.

Regional Spine Center

The physicians, neurosurgeons and staff at St. Mary’s Regional Spine Center use a unique approach to care that focuses on wellness. Not all back pain sufferers will need surgery. Our team of experts provides both surgical and non-surgical treatment options paired with comprehensive education to alleviate your pain and get you well again.

For more information about the Regional Spine Center, click here.

Regional Stroke Center

The physicians, surgeons and staff at St. Mary’s Regional Stroke Center are specially trained to diagnose and treat stroke patients quickly to minimize the amount of damage to the brain. The program offers a wide range of treatment options for patients who have experienced a stroke or have cerebrovascular disease.

For more information about the Regional Stroke Center, click here.

Regional Sleep Center

Sleep disorders can have a lasting effect on your health and lead to many problems, including heart conditions and high blood pressure. The sleep medicine team at St. Mary’s is specially trained to identify and treat all types of sleep disorders, such as sleep apnea, narcolepsy and insomnia. The center is accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.

For more information about the Regional Sleep Center, click here.

Rehabilitation Services

The team of professionals at St. Mary’s Rehabilitation Services works to restore function and quality of life to those affected by illness or injury. Licensed staff members provide occupational, physical and speech therapy for a number of conditions and injuries, including stroke, neurological disorders and balance disorders.

For more information about Rehabilitation Services, click here.

For more information about the Regional Neuroscience Center, call (304) 526-1184.