Life-altering events.

Joint Commission SealStroke. Blood clots. Aneurysm. Neurological emergencies hit fast - without warning – and have the potential to leave you permanently disabled. When a medical emergency happens, you need rapid treatment.

Palmetto General Hospital is a Comprehensive Stroke Center, following national standards and guidelines that can significantly improve the outcomes of the most complex stroke cases. Most recently, Palmetto General Hospital has earned the recognition from The Joint Commission and the American Heart Association (AHA)/American Stroke Association (ASA) as meeting The Joint Commission’s standards for Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification. This designation makes Palmetto General Hospital 1 of 110 hospitals in the nation, 1 of 4 in Florida, and 1 of two hospitals to receive this accreditation, thus raising the bar for stroke care across the network. The designation confirms we have developed successful initiatives on stroke prevention, rehabilitation, education, community awareness and research.

Neurology Services

The best Christmas present I ever received was the gift of life.

- Haydee Perez, who survived a brain aneurysm

From diagnosis to treatment

Computerized axial tomography? Transcranial Doppler? Magnetic resonance imaging? EEGs? These names might not sound familiar to you, but they are some of the technologies that allow us to effectively diagnose and treat the neurological problems or symptoms you may be experiencing. And once the problem has been pinpointed, our team of specialists get to work treating you with a gentle, but experienced, hand.

Advanced Neuroscience Network

At Palmetto General Hospital, we’re part of the Advanced Neuroscience Network, a system of medical professionals and hospitals focused on providing a full continuum of neurological care throughout South Florida. This network gives Palmetto General access to a vast resource of knowledge and experience, to ensure the best results for your neurology care.

Treating the following

At Palmetto General Hospital, we diagnose and treat a long list of disorders, including:

  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS, or Lou Gehrig's disease)
  • Aneurysms
  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
  • Autism
  • Back pain
  • Bell's palsy
  • Cephalic disorders
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease
  • Dementia
  • Encephalitis
  • Epilepsy
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Guillain-Barre syndrome
  • Headaches
  • Huntington's disease
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Lyme disease
  • Meningitis
  • Migraines
  • Movement disorders
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Multisystem atrophy
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Myasthenia gravis
  • Myopathies
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Neuropathies
  • Parkinson's disease
  • Reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD)
  • Seizure disorders
  • Sleep disorders
  • Stroke or brain attack
  • Tumors of the nervous system
  • Vertigo

Get a Stroke Assessment

To schedule your free risk assessment, call 1-844-STROKE-0. Assessment includes glucose and cholesterol. By appointment only.

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