Neuroscience Center

neurosciencecenterAlaska's Premier Comprehensive Primary Stroke Center – featuring a dedicated inpatient and rehabilitation unit.

Providence Alaska Neuroscience Center was originally developed in 2008 to support patients and their families with neurological disorders. Now, called the Providence Neuroscience Institute, Providence Alaska works in collaboration with outside Providence and affiliate hospitals to develop a networking model to ensure our patients receive the best possible care and outcomes. Providence has been and still is recognized by The Joint Commission as Alaska’s Premier Primary Stroke Center. Our services combine compassion, dedication and clinical excellence to deliver evidence-based care to meet individual patient needs in both inpatient and outpatient settings. The Neuroscience Institute is overseen by a credentialed, board-certified vascular neurologist serving as a physician leader and the program’s medical director. The neuroscience team consists of board-certified neurologists, neurosurgeons, licensed independent practitioners, endovascular specialized physicians, interventional radiologists, therapists, certified clinical staff, and neuropsychologists who provide specialized acute and rehabilitative services for adult and pediatric patients.

Care with Compassion
At Providence our emphasis remains on providing the highest quality of individualized and family centered care using the latest technological advances. Throughout the diagnostic, therapeutic and rehabilitative processes, the neuroscience staff works closely with each other to develop comprehensive course of care designed to meet each patient’s needs. Our outstanding nursing staff includes an experienced team of nurses many certified in neuroscience that helps them provide expert compassionate care. Providence uses state-of-the art telemedicine to provide emergency stroke care. The Neurologists use advanced techniques with technology to perform a comprehensive assessment and evaluation to provide the best treatment for the patient’s condition. The Medical Center is dedicated to provide specialized neurology services on pediatric and adult patients. 

Services Include:
  • jointcommissionBack and spine surgery
  • Cranial surgery for brain tumors, aneurysms and other disorders requiring neurosurgical care
  • Emergent and routine stroke care
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Neuropsychology
  • Neurodiagnostic and cognitive evaluations
  • Neurology services
  • Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias
  • Movement disorders including Parkinson’s disease
  • Neuromuscular disorders
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Migraines
  • Neuro-oncology services through our state-of-the-art Cancer Center
  • Sedated pediatric electroencephalography (EEG)
  • Sedated pediatric hearing tests (BAER)
  • Stereotactic radiosurgery - minimally invasive brain surgery
  • Radiation therapy
  • Telemedicine for emergent stroke care
  • Chemotherapy
  •  Epilepsy services to include monitoring

For more information
View our online provider directory to find an outpatient provider, or call 907-212-5606 to learn more about the Providence Alaska Neuroscience Center.

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