The Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) Department of Neurology provides comprehensive neurological care for patient communities locally, nationally and all over the world. The Neurology Department’s multidisciplinary staff of over 100 clinical faculty and over 350 department members strives to provide patient-focused, world-class medical care for the entire spectrum of neurological diseases. We have a strong focus on developing new treatments and cures for neurologic diseases, and we offer a variety of teaching programs that train the next generation of neurology professionals.
Neurology Clinical Services
The Department of Neurology comprises a diverse yet integrated array of specialized clinical services, including inpatient and outpatient evaluation and management, second opinions for complex cases, diagnostic testing and care for the most critically ill.
This collaborative approach enables our team to provide patients with all the care they need in one location, providing a greater measure of safety, convenience and satisfaction. In 2008 alone, our Department offered over 45,000 specialty visits across our distributed campus and over 2,000 inpatient admissions.
To learn more about the Neurology services provided at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, as well as our community partner, Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital, please click on the links below. Read about the largest neuroscience intensive care unit in New England, our state-of-the-art Boston facilities designed to accommodate our patients with physical limitations and BWH neurologists whose research has advanced the understanding and treatment of Alzheimer disease.
As part of its mission to provide world-class clinical care and further the understanding and treatment of neurological diseases, our Department of Neurology sponsors one of the largest and most productive neurological research enterprises in the world, the BWH-BRI Neurosciences Research Center, a cooperative effort among our Departments of Neurology, Neurosurgery, Psychiatry, Radiology, Pathology, Anesthesiology and Medicine. The efforts and expertise of this multidisciplinary group of physicians and scientists have produced significant contributions to our understanding of neurological disease mechanisms and to the development of today’s most effective treatments for brain disorders.
All of the Department of Neurology’s physicians are also faculty members at Harvard Medical School, where they have taught and trained many of the nation’s leading neurologists, neurosurgeons, neuro-oncologists, psychiatrists and other specialists. The department organizes a 45-resident Harvard Neurology training program and offers a variety of sub-specialty fellowship training programs in specialties such as Stroke & Critical Care, Movement Disorder, Cancer Neurology, Multiple Sclerosis, Neurophysiology and Neuro-Ophthalmology.
Make an appointment
If you are a patient who would like to schedule an appointment with a BWH physician, please call BWH Teleservices at 1-800-294-9999, staffed 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, or fill out an online request form. If you are a physician who would like to refer a patient, please contact our Referral Coordinator at 1-800-MD-TO-BWH.
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