When the brain, spine or nervous system is injured or at risk, time is critical. So is access to advanced, specialized care from an experienced team. Count on the Midwest Neuroscience Institute at Research Medical Center, right here in Kansas City.
Disorders of the nervous system can affect your entire body and threaten your life or quality of life. Treatment and management is likely to involve many different healthcare providers and multiple specialties. The Midwest Neuroscience Institute draws from all the resources of Research Medical Center to meet your needs in a caring, supportive environment. Our board-certified, fellowship-trained neurologists, neurosurgeons and other specialists work together, and with you and your regular doctor, from diagnosis through treatment and rehabilitation.
Teamwork and Technology Dedicated to Your Total Care
You’ll have access to a multispecialty team — neurologists and neurosurgeons, neuroradiologists, physiatrists, advanced practice nurses, physician assistants and others. Our team meets regularly, in an open forum that fosters collaboration, to share expertise and insights on patient cases. We’ll create a treatment and management plan just for you, and make sure you have the support and resources you need at the hospital and after you go home.
Our respected team has access to the latest technology and specialized services, such as:
- The region’s only Gamma Knife, to treat brain tumors without open surgery
- Our neurosurgical Intensive Care Unit (ICU), providing specialized care around the clock
- 24/7 neurointerventional medicine to diagnose and treat head and neck disorders without surgery
Just as important, we understand the challenges you and your family could face now and in the future. We are here for you, and we can help you find the services, support and resources you need, here at Research Medical Center or in the community.
HCA Midwest Neuroscience Institute
- Cares for 31% of all Kansas City-area patients needing high-acuity, complex neurosurgery.
- Performs 34% of all spine surgery in the Kansas City metropolitan area.
Conditions We Treat
The Midwest Neuroscience Institute has the skill, experience and technology to treat all kinds of injuries and disorders affecting the brain, spine or nervous system, including:
- Transient ischemic attack (TIA)
- Spine and brain tumors
- Multiple sclerosis
- Movement disorders
- Headache and migraine
- Chronic pain
- Facial pain
- Sleep disorders
Talk to Your Doctor
In most cases, you’ll need a referral from your primary care physician to make an appointment at the Midwest Neuroscience Institute. Talk to your doctor about it, and once you have a referral, you can call (816) 363-2500, extension 118, to speak with our scheduling coordinator.
Learn more about neuroscience care at hcamidwest.com.