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Neurosciences Center

Welcome to TBHC's Neurosciences Center, home to some of the most qualified and experienced neurosurgeons, neurologists, pain specialists, rehabilitation specialists, neuroradiologists and nurses in Brooklyn. This interdisciplinary Center provides treatment for stroke, spine disorders, neurologic conditions as well as pain management. Our team of specialists offer the most advanced surgical techniques, including minimally invasive approaches to surgery that result in a quicker recover period for many patients.

In May 2016, for the sixth year in a row, TBHC's Stroke Center was awarded the Gold Plus Achievement Award from the American Heart and American Stroke Associations. This award is given to hospitals and care teams that meet the highest standards for stroke care and achieve the top outcomes.

The Neurosciences Center offers in-patient and out-patient services including a six-bed unit and dedicated nursing and technician staff. Referrals are accepted from other doctors, specialists and hospitals throughout the boroughs.

Surgical conditions treated:

  • Brain Tumors
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Herniated disks
  • Cervical and Lumbar disease
  • Scoliosis
  • Failed Back Syndrome
  • Adjacent Level Disease
  • Degenerated Disk Disease
  • Compression Fractures
  • Chiari Malformation
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Craniosynostosis

Additional conditions treated include:

  • ALS
  • Alzheimer's Disease and memory disorders
  • Aneurysm
  • Arteriovenous Malformations
  • Back pain
  • Bell's palsy
  • Carotid Stenosis
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Cephalic disorders
  • Chronic pain
  • Dementias
  • Guillain-Barre syndrome 
  • Headaches/migraine
  • Hemifacial spasm
  • Huntington's disease (HD)
  • Infectious diseases
  • Movement disorders
  • Multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • Myasthenia gravis
  • Myopathies
  • Neuromuscular Disorders
  • Neuropathy
  • Parkinson's disease
  • Seizures (epilepsy)
  • Sleep disorders
  • Stroke
  • Tremor
  • Tumors (of the nervous system)
  • Vertigo

Services include:

  • Neurosciences Care Unit
  • New York State Designated Primary Stroke Cente
  • Neurodiagnostic Services
  • Electroneurodiagnostic Tests
  • Minimally invasive Spine Surgery including the XLIF procedure
  • Interoperative neuronavigation
  • Medical Education
  • EEG (electroencephalogram)
  • EMG/NCV studies (electromyography/nerve conduction)
  • Lumbar punctures 
  • Tensilon testing