Brain and nervous system care in Lee's Summit, Missouri

The nervous system is a complex, highly specialized network. The brain is at the center of the nervous system and is the most complex of biological structures. Brain and nervous system problems are common and can include many different diseases and disorders. Many can affect one's memory and ability to perform daily activities.

To schedule an appointment with one of our neurological care experts or for a physician referral, call (816) 282-5060.

Our neurological care team

At Lee's Summit Medical Center (LSMC), we have extensive capabilities to treat many complex neurological disorders using innovative skills, expertise and the most advanced technologies to give adults and children hope for survival and recovery.

Our specialists take a multidisciplinary approach in treating patients, including experts in physical therapy and spine care who frequently partner to determine the best treatment plan for complex cases.

Neurological disorders we treat

A neurologist is a medical doctor or osteopath trained in diagnosing and treating disorders and diseases of the brain, spinal cord, nerves, and muscles. A neurosurgeon treats nervous system disorders with surgery.

Our neuro specialists treat conditions like:

  • Aneurysms
  • Brain tumors
  • Chronic migraines
  • Epilepsy
  • Herniated disks
  • Strokes
  • Tremors/Parkinson's disease
  • Trigeminal neuralgia

Neurological testing and screening services we offer

Our in-house neurologists and neurosurgeons may perform examinations of the nerves in the head and neck, muscle strength/movement, balance, ambulation, reflexes, sensations, memory, speech, language, or other cognitive abilities.

LSMC uses the latest advancements, including a telemedicine robot, to quickly diagnose strokes. Other diagnostic tools and services include:

  • Computerized tomography (CT) scans
  • Electroencephalography (EEG)
  • Electromyography (EMG)
  • Electronystagmography (ENG)
  • Intra-operative EEG monitoring
  • Magnetic resonance angiogram (MRA)
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
  • Nerve conduction study (NCS)
  • Spinal tap

We also offer patients access to treatments such as:

  • Deep brain stimulation
  • Interventional radiology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Pain management
  • Stereotactic radiosurgery
  • Telemedicine robotic stroke diagnosis

Recognized stroke services

The Joint Commission accredits our Level II Stroke Center. Also, LSMC has a Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services designation as a Time Critical Diagnosis (TCD) Level II Stroke Center offering stroke care within a short window.

At our Stroke Center, we:

  • Accept patients from area hospitals for higher levels of treatment or round-the-clock critical care
  • Do outreach to area communities for stroke education and prevention
  • Provide quick assessment, diagnosis and treatment for stroke symptoms
  • Offer rapid response coordinated through 911 system within 90 minutes

Recognition



Lee's Summit Medical Center has the Joint Commission's certification as a Level II Stroke Center for its expertise in quickly diagnosing and treating basic to complex stroke symptoms.

As a Missouri Time Critical Designated Level II Stroke Center, we treat stroke symptoms quickly with a high level of care and effectiveness.

Your source for finding care

It can be difficult to find to decide on the right care for you or your loved one. To find the right option for your needs, you can use our Nurses On-Call line. Here, our informed nurses offer advice, answer questions and can even help you find a doctor.

For more information about Nurses On-Call or to find a doctor, call (816) 282-5060.

Neurological care at HCA Midwest

Neurological care is the practice of medicine that focuses on the treatment, function and diagnosis of diseases relating to the nerves and nervous system. Neurologists and neurosurgeons treat disorders that affect the brain or spinal cord.

Learn about Neurological care