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Neurology

Expert neurological treatment for patients with stroke, brain conditions, and other central nervous system disorders.

ThURMC Neuromedicine logoe Neurology Department at Rochester General Hospital, through a collaboration with the University of Rochester, provides inpatient and outpatient consultation services for patients with disorders of the brain, central nervous system and the peripheral nervous system. Cerebrovascular disease is a special interest. Rochester General Hospital is a Primary Stroke Center designated by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations and similar certification has also been received from the New York State Department of Health.

Neurodiagnostic Testing

The service provides general neurologic evaluation and operates a clinical neurophysiology laboratory and a neurovascular laboratory. The neurovascular laboratory has:

  • Two duplex ultrasound devices for carotid examination
  • Two transcranial doppler machines to provide intracranial vascular procedures

For Referring Physicians

Neurology Forms & Requisitions

Click here for neurology patient order forms and requisitions.

The laboratory is certified in extracranial and intracranial cerebrovascular disease by the Intersocietal Commision on Accreditation of Vascular Laboratories. The clinical neurophysiology laboratory provides:

  • Electroencephalography (seizure evaluation) (EEG)
  • Carotid ultrasounds (CUS)
  • Transcranial doppler (TCD)

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Primary Stroke Center

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The Rochester General Hospital Stroke Center provides comprehensive medical treatment for stroke and other related conditions. From immediate treatment for people experiencing an acute stroke to specialized follow-up care for those coping with the after effects of stroke and related conditions, Rochester General is committed to providing the highest level of care.

By earning the "Gold Seal of approval" from the Joint Commission, the Rochester General Stroke Center was the first center in Rochester to be certified as a Primary Stroke Center. Rochester General was also the first center in Rochester to be selected as an official state-designated stroke center by the New York State Department of Health.

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Contact Us

(585) 922-4371 - Main office, Stroke Center, appointment scheduling & general service questions

(585) 922-4410 - Neurodiagnostic testing

(585) 338-7485 - Fax