Whether it’s the onset of a stroke, the shock of a tumor diagnosis, changes in memory or unresolved pain, neurologic problems mean difficult, potentially life-altering decisions.
As one of the region’s premier treatment centers for conditions of the brain, spine and nervous system, the Midwest Neuroscience Institute at Research Medical Center, is committed to delivering a world-class standard of neurologic care and expertise. We’re also dedicated to offering patients and families the highest level of support and counsel to make sound, informed decisions – about doctors, treatments and everything you need for the most positive outcome to a neurologic problem or condition.
Through our centers of excellence you can find help with back pain or neck pain, herniated discs in the lumbar or cervical areas, and we treat some of the most complex brain tumors in Kansas City.
Who we are
At the heart of our program lies the commitment and skill of the multidisciplinary team of physicians and other specialists who make up the team at the Midwest Neuroscience Institute. Our physicians are board certified, fellowship trained and schooled at some of the nation’s premier institutions. They possess the skills and knowledge to bring about the most positive outcomes possible for our patients. Our specialists offer a collaborative approach, working hand-in-hand with primary care physicians to tailor an individualized treatment plan for each patient.
The power of collaboration – clinical case conferences
Patients at the Midwest Neuroscience Institute don’t just have access to the expertise of one physician, they have access to an entire team. Foundational to our program are our clinical case conferences. These unique sessions act as a forum for a multispecialty team – neurologists and neurosurgeons, neuroradiologists, physiatrists, advanced practice nurses, physician assistants and others – to share expertise and insights on patient cases. This open forum fosters the best in collaboration and ensures the fastest, most effective treatment plan and best overall care for our patients.
Advanced technology for advanced treatments
Our multidisciplinary team’s expertise is complemented by the very latest in diagnostic and treatment technologies such as our specialized angiography suite, dedicated neurosurgical ICU, the region’s only Gamma Knife to treat brain tumors and our 24/7 neurointerventional medicine program offering advanced minimally invasive procedures.