Advanced Neurology Care in Northern Michigan

Patients with neurological disorders in northern Michigan have access to board-certified neurologists based in Traverse City and Manistee who specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of brain, spinal cord, and peripheral nervous system impairments.  

The nervous system consists of all the nerves in your body that regulate and coordinate your body’s activities. It has two parts:

  • The central nervous system – the brain and spinal cord

  • Peripheral nervous system – the eyes, ears, skin and all sensory receptors, muscles and peripheral nerves

Neurologists provide advanced care for nervous system issues ranging from chronic headaches to conditions, such as multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer’s disease, and stroke.

Neurologists and neurosurgeons work with primary care providers and other medical professionals to develop a customized treatment plan for illnesses, disorders, and injuries that involve the nervous system.

A Team Approach to Care

In addition to neurologists and neurosurgeons, Munson Healthcare’s interdisciplinary team includes professionals who specialize in physical medicine and rehabilitation, physical and occupational therapy, neuropsychology, and radiology.

Team members provide a high level of neurological care as they assess each patient’s unique brain or spine condition, discuss treatment options, and help people live the healthiest life possible.

Conditions We Treat

  • Alzheimer's disease and other memory disorders
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease)
  • Brain tumors
  • Epilepsy and other seizure disorders
  • Guillain-Barre syndrome
  • Headaches, including cluster headaches and migraines
  • Infections of the nervous system, including encephalitis, meningitis, or brain abscesses
  • Multiple sclerosis and other central nervous system disorders
  • Myasthenia gravis and other neuromuscular disorders
  • Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders
  • Spinal cord injuries and disorders, including inflammatory and autoimmune disorders
  • Stroke

Symptoms that May Require a Neurologist

  • Changes in senses, such as smell, touch, or vision

  • Confusion

  • Coordination problems

  • Dizziness

  • Muscle weakness

Hospital-based Neurologists

Munson Medical Center has two board-certified neurohospitalists who oversee care for people in the hospital with neurological disorders. The majority of patients return to their primary care provider for follow-up visits after they leave the hospital.

The neurohospitalists are available around the clock for consultations with other physicians in northern Michigan and beyond. 


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