Brain & Neurosciences

Neuroscience Services

Baptist is one of the leading hospitals in North America for the number of neurosurgical procedures performed. The Neuroscience programs at Baptist are nationally and internationally recognized for providing high quality and comprehensive neuroscience services. From mapping the human brain to performing the most delicate of spine surgeries to providing hope for stroke patients, the neuroscience programs at Baptist prove daily that human suffering can be relieved with ample doses of compassion, innovation and experience.

Our neurology and neurosurgery physicians are a part of specialty programs comprised by some of the most respected specialists from around the country and the world. Recently, Baptist and Semmes-Murphey joined forces to create a world-class Neurosciences system of care for our region. Thus, the Brain & Spine Network: Baptist + Semmes-Murphey was formed. This partnership will serve to create new services for patients in our region, as well as, provide the highest quality of care.

Our Memory Care Center services are designed to connect individuals who may be suffering from Alzheimer's, dementia and other memory related issues, and their caregivers with free screenings and other community resources.

Baptist frequently uses Baptist-affiliated neurologists and neurosurgeons in multi-specialty programs attended by the most respected specialists from around the country and the world. Our teams diagnose and treat the following neurological and neurosurgical disorders:

Neurological

Neurologists and other neuroscience specialists provide a wide range of neurological services. Utilizing the latest technology and advanced protocols, specialists work together to care for our patients.

  •  Concussions and Mild-Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Epilepsy
  • Tics and Tourette's
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Headaches
  • Strokes
  • Neurovascular Disease
  • Memory Concerns
  • Neuro Rehabilitation
  • Sleep Disorders

Neurosurgical

Neurosurgery specialists at Baptist Memorial Health Care provide a broad range of surgical services for the diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation for brain, spinal cord and peripheral nerve diseases and disorders. Baptist frequently uses Baptist-affiliated neurosurgeons in multi-specialty programs attended by the most respected specialists from around the country and the world.

  • Spine Center
  • Brain Tumors
  • Endovascular Coiling
  • Aneurysms
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Neuro-oncology
  • Skull Base and Spinal Tumors

Neurosurgery

Advanced Techniques and Technology for Brain, Spinal Cord and Nerve Disorders

Neurosurgery specialists at Baptist Memorial Health Care provide a broad range of surgical services for the diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation for brain, spinal cord and peripheral nerve diseases and disorders. Baptist frequently uses Baptist-affiliated neurosurgeons in multi-specialty programs attended by the most respected specialists from around the country and the world.

Neurological Conditions Treated

Under the guidance of our neurosurgeons and other qualified neuroscience specialists, Baptist treats a variety of conditions in adults and children, including the following:

  • Epilepsy
  • Fluid in the Brain (Hydrocephalus)
  • Movement Disorders
  • Neurovascular Diseases
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Spine and Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Strokes
  • Aneurysms
  • Trauma (Injuries)
  • Tumors (Brain, Skull and Spine)

Minimally Invasive Surgery Options

Baptist neurosurgeons use innovative technology and methods, assisted by highly trained staff. In addition to the traditional, “open” surgical techniques, Baptist also provides patients with more advanced, minimally invasive procedures, such as:

  • Computer-guided Surgery
  • Endoscopic Surgery
  • Endovascular Neurosurgery
  • Radiation-based Surgery 
  • Thermal/Radiofrequency Surgery