Clinical Specialty Programs

The doctors within the Department of Neurology at The Medical College of Wisconsin offer a wide range of clinical specialty programs.


  • ALS Clinic

    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.

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  • Comprehensive Epilepsy Center

    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.

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  • Deep Brain Stimulation

    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.

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  • Headache Medicine

    Headache Medicine is a subspecialty concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of head and face pain. Its scope includes the primary headache disorder such as migraine, tension type and cluster headache as well as headache that may be related to other medical factors.

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  • Hyperbaric Medicine Unit

    We 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 like diabetic skin ulcers, serious burns and the complications of cancer treatment (chemotherapy and radiation).

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  • Neuromuscular Disorders

    The Neuromuscular Section of the Department of Neurology offers a comprehensive diagnostic and clinical program for the evaluation and treatment of neuromuscular disorders.

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  • Neuro-Oncology Program

    The Neuro-Oncology program is dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of primary brain tumors as well as neurological complications of cancer.

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  • Neuro-Ophthalmology Program

    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.

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  • Parkinson's and Movement Disorders Program

    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.

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  • Pediatric Neuromuscular Program

    The Pediatric Neuromuscular Program offers a comprehensive approach to the diagnosis and management of all types of motor disorders. The team includes specialists in Neurology, Medical Genetics, Physical Therapy, Orthotics and Physiatrics/Rehabilitation.

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  • Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Program

    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.

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  • Sleep Disorders Program

    The Sleep Disorders Program is a multidisciplinary effort to provide comprehensive and high quality care to patients with sleep disorders.

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  • Sports Concussion Clinic

    This clinic provides multidisciplinary evaluation and treatment of sport-related concussion for athletes at all competitive levels.

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  • Stroke Program

    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.

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