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Neurosciences

For brain and spine care, West Florida Healthcare is the provider of choice in northwest Florida and south Alabama. Our comprehensive neurosciences program is designed to help patients with a wide range of brain and spine conditions and diseases. Every year, patients with brain or spinal cord injuries, as well as those suffering from stroke or other neurological disorders, receive life-saving treatment at our facility.

Our Physicians & Staff

The cornerstone of West Florida Healthcare’s neuroscience services is our staff of highly-trained physicians, nurses, therapists and other professionals dedicated to the individual needs of our patients.

The Full Continuum of Care

Since the medical needs of those with neurological conditions can vary greatly, West Florida Healthcare offers the full continuum of care for our patients:

  • A 24-hour, fully staffed Emergency Department, offering a full complement of diagnostic technologies and specialized physicians
  • West Florida Hospital’s full scope of inpatient acute-care services, complete with all-private rooms 
  • When needed, the specialized services of the West Florida Rehabilitation Institute offering individualized rehabilitation plans to help patients achieve their full potential through a wide range of programs, including speech/language pathology, a Wheelchair Seating Clinic, an ADL Driving Program, and a host of specialized therapies, including physical, occupational, aquatic, and recreational therapies.

Because West Florida Healthcare offers the full complement of highly-trained physicians and staff and sophisticated technology under one roof, we can provide a continuum of care unmatched in our area.

Primary Stroke Center

West Florida Healthcare is certified by The Joint Commission as a Primary Stroke Center. This means that in addition to our dedicated physicians and specialized staff, we also offer leading-edge treatments and technologies, including interventional radiology procedures and life-saving clot-busting medications, as well as quick access to labs, medications, and CT and MRI scans.

Our facility recently attained the American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines-StrokeSM Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award. The award is given for excellence in stroke treatment, and recognizes West Florida Hospital’s achievement in using evidence-based guidelines to provide the best possible care to patients through The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s GWTG-Stroke Program.

For more information on neurosciences at West Florida Hospital, call (850) 494-4000.

Our neurosciences patients have access to an experienced team of physicians, nurses, clinicians and rehabilitation specialists.
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