CLINICAL SPECIALTY PROGRAMS
The doctors within the Department of Neurology at The Medical College of Wisconsin offer a wide range of clinical specialty programs. Please click on the links below to learn more about our programs.
Patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) may be seen in the ALS Clinics. Patients receive individualized care by staff in the management of this disorder.
The Comprehensive Epilepsy Center provides a cutting-edge treatment of the patient with continuing seizures. The programmatic approach is necessary to accomplish seizure freedom, the reasonable and expectable goal of treatment.
Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) is a surgical option for patients with Parkinson's disease, Essential Tremor, dystonia, and other movement disorders that are not responding to the usual medications, or where those medications are causing unwanted side-effects. During DBS surgery electrodes are implanted within the brain to deliver electrical impulses.
MCW Researchers have pioneered the use of hyperbaric oxygen in conjunction with NASA near-infrared Light-Emitting Diode (LED) technology for treatment of hard to heal wounds such as diabetic skin ulcers, serious burns and the complications of cancer treatment (chemotherapy and radiation).
The Multiple Sclerosis Clinic at the Medical College of Wisconsin is a multidisciplinary clinic that provides comprehensive care to patients with multiple sclerosis. Patients can be seen regardless of insurance coverage due to support from the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
The Neuromuscular Section of the Department of Neurology offers a comprehensive diagnostic and clinical program for the evaluation and treatment of neuromuscular disorders.
The Neuro-Oncology program is dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of primary brain tumors as well as neurological complications of cancer.
Our Neuro-Ophthalmologists make neurological diagnoses based on the ophthalmological examination; thus, our patients undergo detailed visual sensory, ocular motor and eye examinations to localize the site of dysfunction and narrow the differential diagnosis.
Specialty programs offered within the Division of Neuropsychology, including the Memory Disorders Clinic, the Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Clinic, and the Neuro-Oncology Cognitive Clinic.
The physicians in this program specialize in the care of patients with neurological movement disorders, including Parkinson's Disease, Huntington's Disease, essential tremor, dystonia, and ataxia.
The Pediatric Neuromuscular Program offers a comprehensive approach to the diagnosis and management of all types of motor disorders. This team approach provides the opportunity for consultation with specialists in Neurology, Medical Genetics, Physical Therapy, Orthotics and Physiatrics/Rehabilitation.
The Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Program offers a multidisciplinary team approach for the diagnosis and treatment of childhood brain tumors and neurological complications of childhood cancer. The team consists of pediatric neurologists, pediatric oncologists, neurosurgeons, radiation oncologists and a pediatric psychologist.
The Sleep Disorders Program is a multidisciplinary effort to provide comprehensive and high quality care to patients with sleep disorders.
Stroke programs provide comprehensive care to patients. From the emergency room to physical rehabilitation, stroke programs combine the skills of many different disciplines offering prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of stroke, and the rehabilitation of the patient.