Neurology & Neurosurgery

Neurology & Neurosurgery

There’s 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’s exactly what you’ll 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

Parkinson’s disease

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

Back and spinal issues

With an emphasis on conservative measures to minimize pain and maximize function

Neuromuscular disorders

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. 


Cantu Concussion Center expands its expertise12/18/2017

With the addition of a pediatric neurologist and two neuropsychologists, our Dr. Robert C. Cantu Concussion Center continues to broaden the comprehensive care available to our patients.

Emerson Hospital Receives Achievement Awards for Stroke Patients6/12/2017

American Heart Association Recognizes Commitment to High-Quality Care

In my own voice: Treating sleep apnea helped Ann Starr improve her quality of life 6/11/2018

Living with primary progressive multiple sclerosis is not easy for Ann Starr. But with the help of Gary Stanton, MD, a neurologist at Emerson, she is working to manage the disease and its symptoms, notably fatigue.