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 About SSM Neurosciences Institute 

The SSM Neurosciences Institute provides comprehensive care for patients with a wide range of neurological conditions. Our neurologists, neuro-interventionists and neurosurgeons employ the most advanced diagnostic and treatment techniques to help patients overcome neurological conditions, such as stroke, brain aneurysm, tumors, head trauma and spinal conditions.

What We Offer:

  • A multidisciplinary team of neurosurgeons, neurologists, neuro-interventionists, stroke nurse practitioners, stroke coordinators, specially trained nurses and clinicians, emergency room doctors, radiologists, pain management specialists, physiatrists and physical therapists, among others
  • The most sophisticated technology available, including two biplane angiography suites that allow amazingly accurate 3D views of brain anatomy, 64-slice CT scanners and a CyberKnife Radiosurgery system that delivers radiation to tumors with pinpoint accuracy
  • Neuro-interventional services that can stop a stroke while it’s happening by removing or dissolving clots with tiny catheters threaded through arteries
  • Multiple certified stroke centers that have achieved the American Stroke Association’s “Get With the Guidelines” status and are well equipped to administer tPA to appropriate stroke patients
  • SSM DePaul Health Center is one of only five Joint Commission designated Primary Stroke Centers in St. Louis
  • Level II and III trauma centers
  • Inpatient hospital units devoted specifically to the care of patients with neurological conditions
  • Rehabilitation services along the full continuum of care – from the early stages of medical recovery to home care to outpatient physical therapy