Neurology

Life-changing care for brain and nervous system disorders

At UW Health, you will partner with doctors, dietitians, physical therapists, occupational therapists and other skilled health care providers to treat and manage symptoms of your condition. We can help you live your fullest life.
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Programs and research

World-class neurological care

At UW Health, we lead highly specialized neurology programs. Each program is dedicated to diagnosing and treating unique neurological conditions. We also focus on disease prevention, research and education.

You can rely on our team to offer the most advanced neurological care and treatments available. We help you move forward with confidence.

Our programs

We are home to one of only three Level 4 adult epilepsy centers in Wisconsin.

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We provide comprehensive treatment for headaches and facial pain.

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Our team diagnoses and treats conditions that impact your speed, quality and ease of movement.

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In 2019, our multiple sclerosis clinic received the National Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society’s Excellence in Healthcare award. The National MS Society also designates us as a Partner in MS Care and Center for Comprehensive MS Care.

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We diagnose and treat nerve and muscle disorders. We offer half-day evaluations through our Multidisciplinary Neuromuscular Clinic, giving you the chance to meet with all members of your care team.

Our neuropsychology team performs evaluations to check for changes in memory, thinking and attention.

Our team at American Family Children's Hospital offers advanced care to children diagnosed with neurological diseases or disorders.

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We work to minimize the impact of stroke through prevention, advanced treatment and rehabilitation. The American Heart Association recognizes our facility as a Comprehensive Stroke Center.

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Our team at UW Health leads the University of Wisconsin Telestroke Network. We offer our expertise via telehealth technologies to regional hospitals caring for patients who have experienced a stroke.

The research we do at UW Health and the University of Wisconsin increases our understanding of many neurological diseases and disorders and helps us advance care for all our patients. It also leads to promising new treatments that we offer to patients through clinical trials.

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Referring a patient for neurology care

Thank you for considering UW Health as the next source of neurology care for your patient. Home to one of the nation's very best Neurology and Neurosurgery hospitals, according to U.S. News & World Report, UW Health would be privileged to care for your patient. We look forward to providing your patient with outstanding care and keeping the communication flowing with your office.

Conditions and treatments

Customized therapies for all conditions

If you have a neurological condition, you might experience changes in your ability to think, see, talk, move, feel or perform everyday activities. That’s because neurological conditions affect your brain, nerves and spinal cord. We work to prevent or minimize the effects of these conditions.

Focused on your health

Our experts diagnose and manage all types of neurological conditions, including the most complex.

We offer advanced diagnostic testing and the latest treatment options for a wide range of conditions. These include:

  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS, Lou Gehrig's disease)

  • Alzheimer's disease

  • Ataxia

  • Batten disease

  • Brachial plexus injury

  • Brain tumors

  • Carpal tunnel syndrome

  • Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP)

  • Congenital torticollis

  • Dementia

  • Dystonia

  • Epilepsy

  • Guillain-Barre syndrome (GBS)

  • Headache

  • Huntington's disease

  • Memory problems

  • Migraine 

  • Movement disorders

  • Multiple sclerosis (MS)

  • Muscular dystrophy

  • Myelopathy

  • Neuromuscular disorders

  • Parkinson's disease

  • Peripheral neuropathy

  • Stroke

  • Tourette syndrome

  • Tremor

  • Trigeminal neuralgia

Care that's right for you

Each neurological condition requires its own specific treatment. We work with you to find what’s best for your unique situation.

We offer the latest treatments, including:

  • Botulinum toxin

  • Cranial nerve blocks

  • Dietary therapy

  • Deep brain stimulation (DBS) 

  • Epilepsy surgery

  • Enzyme replacement treatment

  • Neurosurgery

  • Trigger point injections

  • Vagal nerve stimulation

Locations

Caring for you in your community

We offer general neurology and neurology specialty clinics at University Hospital in Madison.  We also have general neurology clinics in Mauston and Sauk Prairie, Wisconsin.

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  • 20 S. Park Clinic - Neurology
    • 20 S. Park St. / Madison, WI
    • (608) 287-2090
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  • University Hospital - Neurology
    • 600 Highland Ave. / Madison, WI
    • (608) 263-5442
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  • University Hospital - Epilepsy Clinic (Neurology)
    • 600 Highland Ave. / Madison, WI
    • (608) 263-5442
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  • University Hospital - Headache Clinic
    • 600 Highland Ave. / Madison, WI
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  • University Hospital - Movement Disorders Clinic (Neurology)
    • 600 Highland Ave. / Madison, WI
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  • University Hospital - Multiple Sclerosis Clinic
    • 600 Highland Ave. / Madison, WI
    • (608) 263-5442
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  • University Hospital - Neuromuscular Disorders Clinic
    • 600 Highland Ave. / Madison, WI
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  • University Hospital - Stroke Clinic
    • 600 Highland Ave. / Madison, WI
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  • UW Health Specialty Clinic - Fort Atkinson - Neurology
    • 611 Sherman Ave East / Fort Atkinson, WI
    • (920) 568-6567
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  • UW Health Specialty Clinic - Mauston - Neurology
    • 1040 Division St. / Mauston, WI
    • (608) 847-7355
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  • UW Health Specialty Clinic - Sauk Prairie - Neurology
    • 250 26th Street, Suite 120 / Prairie du Sac, WI
    • (608) 643-6060
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  • University Hospital - Neuropsychology
    • 600 Highland Ave. / Madison, WI
    • (608) 263-5430
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  • 20 S. Park Clinic - Neuropsychology
    • 20 S. Park St. / Madison, WI
    • (608) 287-2090
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Meet our team

Expert team, expert focus

The neurology team at UW Health includes experts who focus on all types of neurological conditions.

General neurology
Epilepsy
Neurocritical care
Headache
Movement disorders
Multiple sclerosis
Neuromuscular disorders
Neuropsychology
Stroke
Neurology

Life-changing care for brain and nervous system disorders

At UW Health, you will partner with doctors, dietitians, physical therapists, occupational therapists and other skilled health care providers to treat and manage symptoms of your condition.

Learn more

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