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Neurology

The Neurology Service department provides a broad spectrum of services to its Veterans.  These services include (but are not limited to) diseases affecting the brain, spine and nervous system. Our physicians provide comprehensive assessments, diagnostic testing and treatment plans to ensure that each patient has an optimum medical prognosis. Diagnostic testing performed by physicians and technicians include: EMG, EEG, AEEG, BAEP, VEP, SSEP studies. Additionally, education opportunities and community outreach are offered for Veterans diagnosed with stroke, headache, MS and epilepsy.

The Neurology Service is also home to the Parkinsons Disease Research, Education and Clinical Center (PADRECC) which provides comprehensive patient care to Veterans afflicted with Parkinson’s disease (PD) and other movement disorders. The PADRECC treatment team provides a thorough assessment of symptoms, mental health issues and rehabilitative concerns. Treatment options include medication management, chemodenervation treatment (Botox) and surgical options. Additionally, educational opportunities, support groups and community outreach programs are offered for Veterans diagnosed with movement disorders.

Contact Info

Location

  • Philadelphia VA Medical Center
    4th Floor

Contact Number(s)

  • 215-823-5850

Hours of Operation

  • Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.