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Clinical Services

The Department has sections for 18 medical specialties and sub-specialties, each staffed by faculty and clinical physicians who serve patients through hospitals and medical facilities affiliated with the Washington University School of Medicine.

Sections and Sub-Sections of the Neurology Department

Aging & Dementia

The Aging & Dementia Section engages faculty and staff from Neurology and other Departments in the study of cognitive aging and dementia.


Based at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, serving as a local stroke center for the Saint Louis metropolitan area and a referral center for the central Midwest.

Adult Epilepsy

The adult epilepsy center specializes in the treatment of adults with epilepsy utilizing a multidisciplinary team approach.

Pediatric Epilepsy Center

The Pediatric Epilepsy Center is one of the largest and most comprehensive specialized centers for the care of children with epilepsy and seizure disorders in the United States. The staff of the Pediatric Epilepsy Center is dedicated to providing the best possible care for all children with epilepsy in a compassionate environment that is sensitive to the special needs of infants, children, and adolescents with epilepsy and their families.

General Neurology

The General Neurology section sees a variety of patients.


Improvement in the lives of those who suffer from headache is the goal of the Washington University Headache Center.

Hope Center for Neurological Disorders

The mission of the Hope Center is to improve the lives of people living with neurological disorders, through discovery of fundamental mechanisms of neurodegeneration that translate new understanding into cures and treatments.

Memory Center

Serious memory loss is not a part of normal aging. If you are concerned about yourself or a loved one, please contact our center.

Movement Disorders

We are a multidisciplinary center staffed by movement disorder specialists. To assist our patients, lab testing and radiology services are available in the same complex.

Moyamoya Center

The Washington University Moyamoya Center was established in 2006 with the receipt of a five-year grant from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke to perform a long-term study of the outcome of people with moyamoya disease.

Multiple Sclerosis

MS is a disease that attacks the white matter of the central nervous system (brain and spinal cord). Thus it can cause a wide variety of symptoms which vary from patient to patient.


Designed to carry out clinical trials to improve the therapy for HIV induced neurologic disease, and neurologic conditions associated with the AIDS virus.


The NF Clinical Program offers comprehensive clinical and laboratory services for children, adults and families, diagnostic evaluations, routine follow-up examinations, multidisciplinary coordinated care, and novel treatments.

Neurologic Intensive Care

The Neurologic Intensive Care section provides all critical care services for neurologic and neurologic patients in the Neurology/Neurosurgery Intensive Care unit (NNICU) at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. The unit is a world-class, state-of-the-art 20-bed facility and an international leader in patient care and research.


Make an appointment or visit the Neuromuscular website through the Neuromuscle web page.


The Neuropsychology Division faculty study the brain localization of higher functions such as visual processing, attention, language, and memory.

Pediatric Neurology

The Pediatric Neurology Division provides care for a large number of children with acute and chronic neurological diseases affecting the brain, peripheral nerves and muscle.


Collaboration between physicians from many medical specialties in the testing, diagnosis and treatment of your symptoms through high specialized studies.

Spinal Cord Injury

The Spinal Cord Injury Program provides a comprehensive multidisciplinary spectrum of the specialized rehabilitation services for patients with traumatic and non-traumatic injury to the spinal cord.

Stroke/Brain Injury

Stroke and Brain Injury Rehab is dedicated to persons with acquired stroke and brain injury. In addition to the primary clinical mission, the services also provide a training and research environment.

Tuberous Sclerosis Clinic

Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC) is a genetic disease, occurring in approximately 1 in 6,000 live births, that can affect almost any organ in the body, most commonly the brain, eyes, kidneys, heart, lungs, and skin.
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