SSM Health Neurosciences 

Exceptional Brain and Spine Care

The SSM Health Neurosciences 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.

SSM Health Neurosciences 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 Health 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.

Saint Louis University Hospital Designated Level 1 Stroke Center

SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital is recognized by a Level 1 Time Critical Diagnosis Stroke Center by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. Learn more »

Level 1 Stroke Center

St. Clare Hospital - Fenton Designated Level 1 Stroke Center

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services has recognized St. Clare Hospital as a Level 1 Time Critical Diagnosis Stroke Center. Learn more »

St. Louis County's Top Stroke Center

SSM Health DePaul Hospital - St. Louis is the second hospital in the state to earn Comprehensive Stroke Center certification from the Joint Commission.  Learn more »

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 »