The Neurology Department offers a full spectrum of neurological care, including examination, diagnostic evaluation, consultation, treatment, comprehensive follow-up, and rehabilitation recommendations for disorders of the nervous system. Patients receive the latest in therapies and treatments based on research that is ongoing at BMC. The department’s areas of advanced clinical expertise include Parkinson's disease, epilepsy, stroke, and Alzheimer's disease.
- Alzheimer’s Disease Center – The Boston University Alzheimer’s Disease Center provides a range of clinical services for patients and families affected by Alzheimer's disease and related memory problems. The expert multidisciplinary team of clinicians includes experienced professionals in the fields of neurology, neuropsychology, and nursing. The Center provides care in both outpatient and inpatient settings located throughout eastern Massachusetts.
- Parkinson’s Disease & Movement Disorders Center – Provides comprehensive, individualized care to individuals and families affected by movement disorders including Parkinson’s disease (PD), Multiple System Atrophy (MSA), Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP), Huntington's disease, tremor, chorea, athetosis, dystonia, ballism, myoclonus, tics, spasticity, rigidity, and restless legs syndrome.
- Sleep Medicine – The goal of the Sleep Disorders Center is to provide comprehensive, state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment services for the full range of sleep disorders, to provide education in the practice of sleep medicine and to conduct research in the area of sleep disorders.
- Stroke and Cerebrovascular Center – A full spectrum clinical and academic service that provides contemporary treatment for patients with brain, carotid and spinal vascular diseases. This multidisciplinary group is comprised of stroke neurologists, interventional neuroradiologists and cerebrovascular neurosurgeons with 24/7 coverage, committed to excellence in patient care, research, and education.