UT Health East Texas Neurological Institute
UT Health East Texas Neurological Institute offers access to high-level treatment of the brain, spine and neurological system. Neurological specialists are available 24/7 and provide a wide range of specialties, allowing patients to receive the care they need at a comfortable and convenient location.
Medical treatments and technologies used at the center include CyberKnife Radiosurgery, sterotactic neuronavigation, The Penumbra system, Medtronic StealthStation, brain endoscopy, brain mapping and awake brain surgery. These advanced procedures and tools allow for better treatment outcomes and faster recovery for the patient.
Our team of board-certified neurologists, neurosurgeons and specialized technicians are committed to patient-focused care. Their expertise covers a wide range of specialties:
- Conservative spine treatment
- Epilepsy treatment
- Movement disorders (including Parkinson’s)
- Neurological Oncology
- Stroke Care
- Neurological surgery and trauma
- Neuroradiology and Interventional Neuroradiology
- Pain Management
Our flagship stroke program at UT Health Tyler is certified by the Joint Commission as a primary stroke center. The first hospital in East Texas to have a certified stroke center, the program has gone on to receive recognition and awards for their effort to ensure high quality care.
- 2018 Gold Plus Award Winner
- Average door to needle: 44 minutes
- Average door to puncture time: 85 minutes
- Composite measure of the 8 stroke core measures: 96.75%
We make care for our patients a priority. That’s why we provide our patients with a variety of services to support them during their stay and treatment. Support services include case managers, chaplains, nutritionists, pharmacists, Home Health services, psychiatrists, social works and support groups. To view 2019 neurological support groups location and dates, please visit our Facebook page.
For more information about treatments available or for a physician referral, please call the UT Health East Texas Neurological Institute at 903-553-6092.