A Message from UH Neurological Institute Leadership

September 15, 2015

Recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the nation’s finest neuroscience programs, University Hospitals Neurological Institute is Northeast Ohio’s first designated neurological institute providing integrated and comprehensive care for patients with diseases affecting the nervous system.

Our multidisciplinary team of neurosurgeons and neurological specialists provides a full spectrum of services to promote, protect and restore brain health for a wide variety of diagnoses, including brain tumors, epilepsy, stroke and other cerebrovascular disorders, spine and pain disorders, Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s and more. Leading experts in neurology, neurosurgery, neuroradiology, neuro-oncology, neuro-ophthalmology, neurotology, neuropathology, neuropsychology, neuropsychiatry and related specialties collaborate to devise personalized care plans using the latest clinical advances and leading-edge technologies through our 15 Centers of Excellence:

  • Brain Health & Memory Center
  • Brain Tumor & Neuro-Oncology Center
  • Community Neurology Center
  • Comprehensive Stroke Center
  • Epilepsy Center
  • Functional & Restorative Neurosurgery Center
  • Movement Disorders Center
  • Music & Medicine Center
  • Neurocritical Care Center
  • Neurological & Behavioral Outcomes Center
  • Neuromuscular Center
  • Neuropsychiatry Center
  • Neuroscience Nursing Practice Center
  • Spinal Neurosurgery Center
  • Traumatic Brain Injury

Our institute was first in the world to test the diaphragm pacing stimulation system on patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and first in North America to perform deep brain stimulation of the thalamus to successfully treat symptoms of Tourette’s syndrome. In addition, we are one of only six hospital centers in the world experienced in using NeuroBlate® for minimally invasive brain tumor surgery and the only program in the United States that offers multiple hippocampal transections for the treatment of epilepsy.

We invite you to explore the physician resources on UHDoctor.org to learn more.

UHNI Leadership

Nicholas Bambakidis, MD
Director, UH Neurological Institute
Director, Cerebrovascular and Skull Base Surgery
UH Neurological Institute, UH Cleveland Medical Center
Professor and Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs in the Department of Neurological Surgery
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Warren R. Selman, MD
Neurosurgeon-in-Chief and Co-Director
UH Neurological Institute
Harvey Huntington Brown, Jr., Professor and Chair
Department of Neurological Surgery
UH Cleveland Medical Center and Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Anthony J. Furlan, MD
Co-Director, UH Neurological Institute
Chair, Department of Neurology
UH Cleveland Medical Center and Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Gilbert W. Humphrey Professor, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

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