The St. Joseph Hospital team of specially trained neurology, neurosurgery and stroke experts focuses on the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disorders that affect the nervous system including the brain, spinal column, spinal cord, and peripheral nerves. Our multidisciplinary team combines leading-edge research and innovative techniques to deliver comprehensive, personalized care for a wide range of neurological conditions.
Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death and the leading cause of disability for all Americans. To combat stroke and its affects, St. Joseph Hospital provides evidence-based, comprehensive care from preventive education and screenings, to diagnosis, immediate intervention, management and rehabilitation.
Our team of stroke specialists work together to minimize the impact of stroke and related conditions, and offer a comprehensive stroke rehabilitation program for those who have experienced a stroke. St. Joseph Hospital is certified as a Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission, which recognizes safe and high quality patient care.
Through specialized, compassionate care, St. Joseph Hospital’s Stroke Program offers patients neurological treatments personally designed to enhance their health and well-being after a stroke. Our multidisciplinary team of doctors and therapists is experienced in helping patients restore optimal function and self-esteem. Together, they work with the goal of restoring optimal function and quality of life.
The core team includes:
- Stroke Specialists
- Interventional Radiologists
Our Stroke Rehabilitation Program offers patients neurological treatments personally designed to enhance their health and well-being after a stroke.
Patients work with licensed occupational, physical and speech rehabilitation specialists to restore their quality of life after a stroke.
Our comprehensive team of rehab specialists provide post-operative therapy and a neurological program designed specifically to care for patients with a variety of stroke-related issues. Learn more about stroke rehabilitation services.
One of the most rapidly advancing areas of medicine has been and will continue to be neurosurgical care. Today at St. Joseph Hospital, neurosurgical patients benefit from leading edge diagnostics, minimally invasive techniques, implantable therapies and clinical research studies. Here, neurosurgery patients receive the region’s most current and comprehensive therapies to change the course of their diseases and heal from traumatic injuries.
St. Joseph Hospital partners with the largest group of neurosurgeons in Orange County. These specialists collaborate with primary care physicians, radiation oncologists, interventional radiologists and the hospital’s highly specialized medical, surgical and rehabilitative staff. All prioritize patient safety, comfort and dignity. Learn more about neurosurgical techniques and procedures.
The medical experts and support staff within the Neuro-Oncology Program at the St. Joseph Hospital Center for Cancer Prevention and Treatment provide adult patients who have either primary or metastatic (from melanoma, breast, lung, kidney, etc.) central nervous system (CNS) tumors with the most advanced and comprehensive care available. Learn more about the Neuro-Oncology Program and services.
With an emphasis on world-class care and patient comfort, St. Joseph Hospital specializes in services for a wide range of neurological conditions, including:
- Adult hydrocephalus
- Bone disorders
- Brain health
- Brain tumors
- Endocrine disorders
- Eye, ear and skull base diagnoses
- Facial pain
- Movement disorders
- Neck and spine conditions
- Pituitary disorders