Category: Neurology (Page 4)
UVA Health System Recertified As a Provider of the Highest Level of Epilepsy Care
UVA’s F.E. Dreifuss Comprehensive Epilepsy Program has been recertified as a Level 4 epilepsy center.
UVA Stroke Program Earns National Quality Award
UVA received the 2015 Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Gold-Plus Achievement Award and made the Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite.
Implementing a New Standard of Stroke Care
Based on results from three recent studies, endovascular thrombectomy is becoming the standard of care for select ischemic stroke patients with large-vessel occlusion. Find out how UVA is responding to these new recommendations.
Innovative iTREAT Toolkit May Cut the Time to Stroke Treatment
Neurologist Andrew Southerland, MD, is spearheading a study to test the feasibility of mobile neurological assessments during ambulance transport for stroke victims.
New Spine Center Surgeons Bring Expertise and Insight
UVA’s reputation for excellent spinal care is sustained by the recruitment of leading practitioners in the fields of neurosurgery and orthopaedics.
Growing Neuromuscular Program Includes New Clinics and Providers
To effectively manage patients with diverse neuromuscular disorders, UVA has expanded its team of skilled specialists.
Addition of Unique Subspecialties Adds Depth to Pediatric Neurology Program
By adding new faculty members with unique subspecialties and advanced training, the Pediatric Neurology Program continues to expand its services.
UVA Neurosurgeon Leads Partnership for Safer High-Tech Surgery
Neurosurgeon Jason Sheehan, MD, is coordinating the development a first-of-its-kind patient registry in order to establish national benchmarks for stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS).
Determining the Best Back-Up Treatment for Status Epilepticus
Neurologist Jaideep Kapur, MD, has organized the Established Status Epilepticus Treatment Trial (ESETT) to determine which of the three most common second-line treatments is most effective for status epilepticus.
UVA Spine Surgeons Listed Among Best in North America
Neurosurgeons Chris Shaffrey, MD, and Justin Smith, MD, PhD, have been named among the 18 best spine surgeons by Orthopedics This Week Magazine.