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Neurosciences/Neurosurgery

Providing Excellent Care from a Team of Experts

Neurological conditions ranging from common to complex can be challenging for patients and their families.  The Department of Neurosciences is dedicated to delivering the highest quality, state-of-the-art care to patients throughout northeast Ohio and beyond.  With its outstanding neurosurgery and orthopaedic spine surgery team, patients receive the most advanced care possible ranging from neurosurgical trauma to minimally invasive treatment options.

Research and Innovation
Our academic department is committed to furthering the understanding of diseases of the nervous system by performing cutting edge clinical and basic science research.  The clinical and research faculty and staff provide patient-centered care while conducting research and teaching the next generation of medical students and residents.

The department is committed to our communities by saving lives, restoring health, and providing first-class medical care that is accessible to all.

Neurosciences in the News


Center receives highest national designation for stroke care 
MetroHealth's Stroke & Cerebrovascular Center once again has received the highest national designation for stroke care from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. In addition, MetroHealth is the only hospital in Ohio named to the association's Stroke Honor Roll. Learn more

Researchers use experimental nerve 'bridge' to restore breathing 
Department of Neurosciences researcher Dr. Warren Alilain is the lead author of a study published in the journal Nature on nerve regrowth in spinal cord injury patients. Read more.
Treating Lumbar Spinal Stenosis and Other Causes of Back Pain 
Do you have unexplained back pain? It could be caused by lumbar spinal stenosis, a common condition that often occurs without any other symptoms. MetroHealth Neurosciences Chair Dr. Michael Steinmetz explains in this Channel 3 interview. Watch the video.

An Inside Look at MetroHealth Neurosciences 
MD News talks to Dr. Michael Steinmetz, Chair of the Department of Neurosciences, for a comprehensive overview of its services and staff. Read the article (PDF).

MetroHealth Creates Department of Neurosciences 
The Plain Dealer reports on the creation of the Department of Neurosciences at MetroHealth, citing the department’s goal of seamless collaboration to provide excellent patient care from a teamwork of specialists. Read the article.

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