Neurology & Neurosurgery

Neurology & Neurosurgery

There is great peace of mind knowing that your community hospital has expert resources to care for a range of neurological issues affecting the brain, spinal cord, nerves and muscles. And that is exactly what you will find right here at Emerson Hospital.

Notably, you can count on our team of board-certified neurologists and neurosurgeons for close-to-home expertise in these important areas:


As a state-designated Primary Stroke Center, we offer around-the-clock stroke care for fast, accurate diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation.

  ► READ: Know These Warning Signs of Stroke and How to Avoid Them

Parkinson’s disease

We have comprehensive resources not only for disease management but also for rehabilitation and support.

Back and spinal issues

Our providers place an emphasis on conservative measures to minimize pain and maximize function.

Neuromuscular disorders

We provide expert diagnosis and management of conditions that impair the functioning of the muscles, including neuropathies and myasthenia gravis.

Pain management

Pain specialists from the Emerson Spine Center perform interventional pain procedures in Emerson’s Clough Surgical Center.

When neurosurgery is required for patients with spinal, brain or peripheral nerve disorders, Emerson works closely with neurosurgeons at the respected Lahey Clinic.

Know These Warning Signs of Stroke and How to Avoid Them

Remember these six indicators to help identify that you or someone else may be having a stroke. If you suspect a stroke, call 911 immediately.

5 Tips to Prevent Concussions During the Winter

New Englanders still find ways to work and play outdoors during cold weather, but slippery surfaces can increase the risk for head and neck injuries. Whether you’re having fun skiing or skating, or just trying to shovel your sidewalk, use these tips to protect yourself against concussions.

Supporting a Loved One Who Has a Serious Medical Condition

There will likely come a time when you will be faced with a loved one’s serious medical diagnosis. Here are tips from an oncologist on how to support family and friends through serious illness.