Neuroscience Institute


Treating the Brain and Spine, Together

Home to more than 50 recognized leaders, Rochester Regional Health's Neuroscience Institute is dedicated to providing comprehensive care for a wide range of injuries and diseases affecting the brain, spine, nerves, and muscles. Through a strong core of programs for memory care, stroke, traumatic brain injury, and neurological disorders, we are providing regional care and leadership for national concerns.
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Neurosciences Programs & Services

  • Concussion Program

    Concussions can happen to anyone, anywhere – at work, on the field, or on the road. As a traumatic brain injury, if left untreated, a concussion can result in serious, prolonged symptoms. Rochester Regional Health’s Concussion Program is the first in the region designed to treat anyone with a concussion.

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  • Epilepsy Center

    The Rochester Regional Health Epilepsy Center is dedicated to the evaluation and care of adults, adolescents, and children with epilepsy and seizure disorders, with the goal of helping patients gain control of seizures and optimize their quality of life.

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  • General Neurology

    If you are dealing with a brain or nervous system condition or injury, our expert providers are here to help. From migraines to stroke, our compassionate, board-certified neurologists are experienced in diagnosing and treating even the most complex neurological conditions.

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  • Golisano Restorative Neurology & Rehabilitation Center

    People recovering from a serious brain injury or neurological condition have one goal - rebuilding their lives. Our team will be by your side to help you restore as much of your independence as possible, and get you back to doing what you love.

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  • Headache & Facial Pain Program

    If headaches, migraines, and facial pain are affecting your quality of life, our Headache & Facial Pain Program can help. Our neurologists take a comprehensive approach to evaluating and treating people suffering from all types of headaches and other painful disorders of the head and face.

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  • Memory Center

    Memory loss does not have to mean a loss of hope. Our highly specialized team provides comprehensive care for neurodegenerative conditions affecting the elderly and the aging nervous system.

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  • Movement Disorders Program

    The Rochester Regional Health Movement Disorders Program provides comprehensive, compassionate evaluation and treatment to patients with various movement disorders, including Parkinson's disease. Our goal is to offer knowledge and support, provide relief, improve quality of life and renew independence.

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  • Neurointerventional Surgery

    The Rochester Regional Health Neurointerventional Surgery Program uses the latest minimally invasive, endovascular approaches to treat vascular conditions of the brain, spine, head, and neck in adults and children.

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  • Neuropsychology

    If a developmental, neurological, or psychiatric condition is impacting your ability to function, our services might just be the help you need.

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  • Neurosurgery

    If your neurological condition requires neurosurgery, you’re in the right hands. The knowledgeable, experienced neurosurgical team at Rochester Regional Health has state-of-the-art technology at their fingertips and exceeds national standards with their excellent neurosurgery outcomes, low complication and infection rates, and shorter hospital stays.

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  • Pediatric Neurology

    Children with neurological disorders or injuries have different needs than adults. Our pediatric neurology services are designed especially for patients from newborn to 21 years old.

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  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

    Whether you have suffered accidental trauma, had a stroke or spinal cord injury, require an amputation, or are coping with a degenerative disease, our physiatrists are your first stop on your rehabilitation journey - treating the whole patient by addressing your physical, emotional, and social needs throughout the rehabilitation process.

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  • Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation

    We offer the largest physical therapy and rehabilitation program in the region, with easily accessible locations and convenient hours designed to fit your schedule.

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  • Spasticity Program

    Spasticity is an increase in muscle tone, or muscle stiffness, that can limit movement, cause discomfort, reduce function, and make caregiving more difficult. The Spasticity Program at Rochester Regional Health takes a comprehensive approach to help improve function and optimize quality of life.

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  • Spine & Pain Center

    Dedicated to helping our patients relieve pain, restore function, and renew hope, the Spine & Pain Center offers advanced, minimally invasive, diagnostic and therapeutic spine and pain management services.

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  • Stroke Centers

    A stroke is a critical event that requires immediate medical attention by professionals with the right experience. Ranked among the top 1% of the nation for stroke care, our primary and comprehensive stroke centers are dedicated to providing the most advanced stroke care 24/7.

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Meet Our Neuroscience Experts

We prioritize open and effective communication with our patients and referring physicians. We listen carefully to patient concerns to ensure that our patients always have a full understanding of their condition and personalized care plan.

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Neurological Care Close to Home

With locations throughout Western and Central New York, including in Rochester, Batavia, and Canandaigua, we are dedicated to providing you the best possible brain, spine, nerve and muscle disease care, close to home.

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When you give to the Neuroscience Institute at Rochester Regional Health, you’re giving our patients the chance to cope with the incurable, recover from the traumatic, or survive the potentially fatal. You’re helping them restore function, hope, and live a life pain-free.

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