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 Exceptional Brain and Spine Care 

The SSM Neurosciences Institute is well equipped to diagnose and treat a number of disorders that afflict the brain and nervous system, including stroke, spine ailments, epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, multiple sclerosis and more.

The Institute combines the skills of dozens of neurologists, neurosurgeons, neuro-interventionalists and pain specialists. These physician experts are supported by a team of stroke coordinators, therapists and specially trained nurses and technicians from five SSM hospitals across the region. Together, they provide the full continuum of care for people who have conditions or diseases that affect the brain or spine. In addition, the institute offers the most advanced technology available to provide a level of neurological care that is unsurpassed in the region.

Comprehensive Stroke Center

SSM DePaul:
St. Louis County's Top
Stroke Center

SSM DePaul Health Center is the second hospital in the state to earn Comprehensive Stroke Center certification from the Joint Commission. Learn more about this highest level of stroke care.   

Learn about autonomic function disorders 

Autonomic function disorders are difficult to diagnose and manage. Dr. Laurence Kinsella has been able to help many patients, including Darren Rosener of south St. Louis.
Watch Darren's story.