UofL Physicians – Neurosciences provides the most advanced, progressive treatment for a wide range of brain, spine and central nervous system conditions in the Kentuckiana market. Our physicians, surgeons and other health care professionals are committed to provide care with compassion and the determination to restore lives and improve quality of life. They understand that each patient is an individual and design treatment plans that address their unique needs.
The neurologists, neurosurgeons and physical medicine and rehabilitation specialists of UofL Physicians joined together to form UofL Physicians – Neurosciences offering state-of-the-art treatment and expertise for patients of all ages and for conditions ranging from the more simplistic to the most complex neurological disorders. The physicians, nurses and entire staff work together to provide the best possible care for every patient whether that is the medical management of the patient’s condition, state-of-the-art surgery or a promising clinical study. We orchestrate the patient’s care by choosing the specialists that can best address the individual patient’s needs and because our physicians are teachers and researchers at the University of Louisville School of Medicine, we are able to offer our patients and their families access to the very latest treatment innovations. Through clinical trials, we evaluate new drugs and medical devices, and are able to provide patients therapeutic options that would otherwise be unavailable to them.
- ALS Clinic
- Brain and Spine Tumor Center
- Epilepsy Center
- Headache Treatment Center
- Memory and Alzheimer’s Center
- Multiple Sclerosis Center
- Neuro Immunology
- Neuromuscular Treatment Center
- Neurosports and Concussion Center
- Neuro Trauma Center
- Pain Treatment Center
- Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders
- Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
- Skull Base Center
- Spine Center
- Stroke Center
Diseases & Conditions
Precision, experience and specialized expertise are the hallmarks of the UofL Physicians – Restorative Neuroscience. Aided by the latest diagnostic and surgical technology, our highly skilled neurologists, physical medicine and rehabilitation specialists, and neurosurgeons treat a wide range of neurological conditions. So whether you are newly diagnosed, frustrated by a lack of diagnosis or misdiagnosis, or in need of a trusted second opinion, our brain, spine, peripheral nerve and muscle specialists provide the expertise and options necessary for the best outcomes.
There are more than 600 diseases and conditions that affect the brain, spine, central nervous system and musculature. From brain tumors, epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, dementia and stroke to the rare and less familiar conditions, our specialists draw on our research and access to the progressive treatments throughout the world to provide the most advanced solutions available.
Common Diseases and Conditions
- ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
- Autonomic disorders
- Brain tumors
- Chronic, painful conditions
- Huntington’s disease
- Memory disorders
- Movement disorders
- Moyamoya Disease
- Multiple sclerosis
- Neurogenetic disorders
- Neuromuscular disorders
- Parkinson’s disease
- Peripheral nerve disorders
- Pituitary tumors
- Spine disorders
- Spinal tumors
- Traumatic brain injury
- Vascular malformations
Treatments & Services
UofL Physicians – Restorative Neuroscience offers a unique combination of medical expertise, advanced technologies, state-of-the-art facilities and leading-edge research to diagnose and treat a full range of neurological disorders and injuries.
In conjunction with our advanced treatments, we also strive to provide highly-personalized care in a comfortable, healing environment. Medical experts in multiple disciplines work together as a team to treat the whole patient, taking into account psychological, spiritual and cultural needs when designing a treatment plan. We also offer extensive rehabilitation services that include, when appropriate, assisted technology education and training.
Our highly-skilled neurologists, physical medicine and rehabilitation specialists, and neurosurgeons offer an innovative array of therapies and minimally invasive interventions to treat disorders and injuries of the brain, spine and central nervous system. They also coordinate with a wide array of other specialties, working hand-in-hand with radiation oncologists, medical oncologists, psychologists, psychiatrists, spine/orthopedic specialists, neuroradiologists and more to provide the most progressive medical and surgical treatments to treat a variety of disorders affecting the brain, spine and peripheral nervous system.
Examples of Treatments
- Spine surgery including minimally invasive spine techniques
- Minimally invasive techniques for brain and cranial surgery
- Stereotactic image guidance for craniotomy and spine surgery
- Functional MRI and brain mapping techniques
- Surgery for epilepsy
- Deep brain stimulation
- Spinal cord stimulators and intrathecal pain pumps
- Kyphoplasty and Vertebroplasty for vertebral compression fracture
- Surgery for peripheral nerve disorders including carpal tunnel syndrome and ulnar nerve palsy
- Treatment of vascular disease including aneurysms and AVM’s
- Endovascular surgery for vascular disease of the brain and spine
- Endoscopic Endonasal surgery for tumors of the skull base
UofL Physicians participates in most major health plans in Kentucky. Coverage may vary by specialty. Coverage limitations are dependent on the terms of your personal health plan. This is not a guarantee that all services you receive will be covered by your health plan. Review your health plan provider directory and/or consult with your plan to confirm coverage.