Functional and Restorative Neurosurgery

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INSTITUTE

University Hospitals Neurological Institute

CENTER DIRECTOR

Jonathan Miller, MD (cell 216-509-2791)

KEY CONTACTS

Jennifer Sweet, MD (cell 202-422-8527)
Ben Walter, MD (cell 216-401-0531)
Camilla Kilbane, MD (cell 917-842-8544)
Aasef Shaikh, MD (cell 313-850-8604)

APPOINTMENT LINE

Please call Angela Foote, Patient Access Supervisor, at 440-227-6942, or Tracy Grushcow, Administrator, Neurology & Neurosurgery, at 216-225-5407.

For hospital transfers, please call 216-844-1111.

Conditions Treated

  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Peripheral nerve disorders
  • Chronic pain syndromes

Therapies

  • Deep brain stimulation (DBS) for Parkinson’s disease
  • Comprehensive epilepsy monitoring unit (EMU) with microsurgical seizure surgery capability with electrocorticography (ECOG)
  • Treatment of trigeminal neuralgia, all modalities (medical, microvascular decompression [MVD], neurolysis and radiosurgery [Gamma Knife®])
  • Peripheral nerve decompression and grafting capability

Distinguishing Features

  • Multidisciplinary team of movement disorder and epilepsy experts in neurology and functional neurosurgery working hand in hand
  • First live televised surgical procedure in world on DBS for Parkinson’s disease (National Geographic special)
  • Medtronic partnership for innovation and research for new technologies


About UH Cleveland Medical Center
At the core of University Hospitals’ $4 billion health system is UH Cleveland Medical Center, ranked among America’s best hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. UH Cleveland Medical Center is home to some of the most prestigious clinical and research programs in the nation, including cancer, pediatrics, women’s health, orthopedics, radiology, neuroscience, cardiology and cardiovascular surgery, digestive health, transplantation and genetics. Its main campus includes UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital, ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the nation; UH MacDonald Women’s Hospital, Ohio’s only hospital for women; and UH Seidman Cancer Center, part of the NCI-designated Case Comprehensive Cancer Center at Case Western Reserve University.


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