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.

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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.

Free Online Wellness Classes for People with Parkinson’s

The Emerson Hospital Parkinson’s Program now offers free online wellness classes for patients and caregivers thanks to a community grant from the Parkinson’s Foundation.

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When Seconds Matter: Life-Saving Stroke Care

When experiencing the symptoms of a stroke, quick medical attention is crucial to achieving the best possible outcome. Here is one woman’s story of how the team at Emerson helped her return to a normal life after a stroke.