The Kentucky Neuroscience Institute (KNI) integrates the expertise of the University of Kentucky’s neurology and neurosurgery clinicians and researchers. KNI is a referral center dedicated to providing comprehensive care to our patients with the most complex neurological conditions.
Neurosurgeons and neurologists at KNI diagnose and treat a wide spectrum of neurological conditions involving the brain, spine, nerves and muscles.
Our team includes neurosurgeons, neurologists, neuropsychologists, therapists, nurses and other clinicians who use the most advanced surgical and medical treatments for brain, spinal cord, and nerve and muscle diseases and disorders.
UK faculty also conduct cutting-edge clinical research and can offer innovative new treatment approaches. Our faculty are also training the next generation of health care providers and investigators.
KNI is on the leading edge of patient care, research and education and puts the power of advanced medicine and an entire team of specialists to work on your condition.
Meet Some of Our Doctors
The UK HealthCare Neurology clinical faculty practice in these locations:
The Kentucky Neuroscience Institute integrates the expertise of UK's neurology and neurosurgery physicians and researchers. KNI is a regional referral center dedicated to providing comprehensive care to our patients.
The UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital is a state-of-the-art facility. It is a key factor in achieving our vision to become a world-class academic medical center and the state's most comprehensive and advanced health care system.
UK Good Samaritan Hospital is an acute-care facility with 302 licensed beds. Founded in 1888, the hospital has a long tradition of providing exceptional patient care in a community-hospital atmosphere. Its acquisition in July 2007 by UK HealthCare added the resources of a major health care system.
The Lexington Veterans Affairs Medical Center is a fully accredited, two-division, tertiary care medical center with 199 hospital beds. Acute medical, neurological, surgical and psychiatric inpatient services are provided at the Cooper Division, located adjacent to UK Chandler Hospital.
At the University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging (SBCoA), basic and clinical scientists work together to improve the health of the elderly in Kentucky and beyond through research dedicated to understanding the aging process and age-related brain diseases. The center provides education, outreach and clinical programs to promote healthy brain aging.
In 1997, the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) released a Request for Applications to establish the first Morris K. Udall Centers of Excellence in Parkinson's Disease Research.
- Child neurology
- Cognitive disorders
- Concussion program
◦ Botulinum treatment
- Movement disorders
- Neuromuscular disorders
- Neuro-oncology (Brain tumors)
- Pituitary & Skull Base Surgery
- Spine (Neck & Back)