UK Neurology provides diagnostic evaluation, treatment and management for conditions related to the central and peripheral nervous systems (brain, spine and all extremities). As part of the multidisciplinary team at the Kentucky Neuroscience Institute, our neurology specialists now work with neurosurgeons to diagnose and treat complex neurological and neuromuscular diseases such as Parkinson's disease, ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease) and stroke. View a complete list of programs »
The UK HealthCare Neurology clinical faculty practice in many different locations. Learn more about these locations and what they offer:
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.
Most commonly, patients are referred through their primary care provider or neurologist.