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Neurology focuses on nonsurgical treatment for conditions of the nervous system including diseases of the brain, spinal cord, nerves and muscles.

Our skilled neurological specialists use a personalized approach to the diagnosis and treatment of nervous system conditions. From conditions like stroke and aneurysms to epilepsy and memory care, we provide the very best care in the region.

Neurological conditions we treat

Combining compassionate care with state-of-the-art technology, our specialists and care teams treat conditions that cause physical or mental impairments that can affect every part of a patient’s life.

Our highly skilled neurologists treat a wide variety of conditions, including:

  • Dementia
  • Headaches and migraines
  • Epilepsy and seizure disorders
  • Movement disorders
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Nerve compression
  • Neuropathy
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Seizure disorders
  • Stroke and TIA care


We’re dedicated to understanding how your brain functioning is affecting your body and vice versa. Mercyhealth’s neuropsychologist applies assessment and intervention principles to normal and abnormal functioning of the central nervous.

Your clinical neuropsychologist will use psychological, neurological or physiological methods to evaluate your cognitive and emotional strengths and weaknesses and translate these findings to normal and abnormal central nervous system functioning.

Our neuropsychology professionals diagnose a variety of conditions, including dementia, seizure and vascular disorders, traumatic brain injuries, learning disabilities, and more.

Neuroendovascular services

Our neuroendovascular specialists are neurologists, neurosurgeons or neuroradiologists trained in performing minimally invasive vascular procedures.

Our neuroendovascular specialists perform catheter-based procedures that can break up or remove stroke-causing blood clots, repair aneurysms in the brain, stent narrowed arteries in the neck and brain, and treat blood vessel malformations.


Mercyhealth has the only neurohospitalist program in Rockford that offers 24/7, on-call coverage for neurological urgencies and emergencies.

Our program was developed to assure rapid management of complex neurological issues and to put patients first. From strokes, seizures, headaches and many more conditions, our neurohospitalists and related specialists are ready to be at your bedside to assist you.

Referral information

A referral is need for neurological services. Please contact your primary doctor or specialist for a referral.