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Neurological care

Neurological care is the practice of medicine that focuses on the treatment, function and diagnosis of diseases relating to the nerves and nervous system. Neurologists and neurosurgeons treat disorders that affect the brain or spinal cord.

Neurologists in Uptown Denver

If you have neurological issues, you can take back control of your wellness.

As part of the Swedish Neuro Network, Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center provides specialized neurology services. Our hospital is equipped with advanced surgical technology and experienced specialists who take time to provide you with effective and personalized neurological care.

Expert advice, available 24/7

Free medical advice is just a phone call away. Our nurses help you understand your symptoms, treatment options and procedures. They will also help you find a provider or specialist and schedule an appointment.

Free medical advice is just a phone call away. Our nurses help you understand your symptoms, treatment options and procedures. They will also help you find a provider or specialist and schedule an appointment.

Neurological diseases and conditions we treat

Neurological conditions can affect you in a wide variety of ways, so we make sure our care covers that broad spectrum. We treat conditions such as:

  • Attention deficit disorder (ADD)
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Brain injuries
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Epilepsy
  • Guillain-Barré syndrome
  • Headaches and migraines
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Movement disorders
  • Parkinson's disease
  • Seizure disorders
  • Stroke
  • Tourette syndrome
  • Tremors

Neurology services we provide

Proper care begins with fully understanding you and what you're going through, so our neurology specialists do just that.

Certified stroke care

When it comes to stroke, every minute matters. That is why we are proud to be designated as a Primary Stroke Center by The Joint Commission. This certification recognizes our exceptional effort to foster better outcomes for stroke care. It also signifies that the stroke services we provide have the critical elements to achieve long-term success in improving outcomes.

Movement Disorders and Pain Program

Our Movement Disorders and Pain Program brings innovative expertise for if you are experiencing movement disorders, epilepsy and other related neurological conditions. Through neuromodulation treatment, we can stimulate specific nerves to help manage symptoms.

Some of our other treatment options include:

  • Deep brain stimulation
  • Hypoglossal nerve stimulation
  • Peripheral nerve and field stimulation
  • Spinal cord stimulation
  • Vagus nerve stimulation


When physical therapy and other noninvasive treatments are not effective at relieving symptoms, surgery may be the recommended course of action to improve your condition. In these cases, our neurological center is equipped with an innovative surgical navigation system, allowing our doctors to perform neurological and spine procedures with extreme precision.

The Spine Center

Our neurosurgeons and orthopedists also collaborate to provide comprehensive care at The Spine Center. Here, we diagnose and treat a range of back, neck and spine conditions. Some of our spine procedures include:

  • Artificial disc insertion of the cervical and lumbar spine
  • Correction of complex deformities
  • Decompression
  • Diagnostic and therapeutic spine injection
  • Discectomy for herniated discs to treat spinal fractures
  • Neuromodulation for chronic back and neck pain
  • Spinal fusion, including cervical spinal fusion

We also host preoperative education classes before you undergo spine surgery. In this spine surgery class, we will discuss the anatomy of the spine, how to prepare for surgery and what to expect during recovery.

Institute for Limb Preservation

Our neurologists collaborate with orthopedists, infectious disease specialists, vascular surgeons and oncologists at our Institute for Limb Preservation. Here, we are dedicated to treating diseases and traumatic injuries of the extremities. Our multidisciplinary, highly esteemed team provides specialized limb preservation programs and advanced treatments for when you are at risk of losing a limb.

Stroke warning signs

If you notice the sudden onset of these symptoms, call 911 right away:

  • Dizziness or confusion
  • Lack of balance or difficulty walking
  • Numbness or weakness in the face, arms or legs, sometimes just on one side of the body
  • Severe headache
  • Trouble speaking or understanding speech
  • Vision loss in one or both eyes