Neurosciences Institute

Our mission is to provide the best care for neurological disorders, to discover novel treatments, and to educate future generations of neuroscientists and clinicians.

“Everything we do, every thought we've ever had, is produced by the human brain. But exactly how it operates remains one of the biggest unsolved mysteries, and it seems the more we probe its secrets, the more surprises we find.” ​Neil deGrasse Tyson, Astrophysicist​​

Innovative Treatments, Compassionate Care

Located in Seattle, Washington, the multi-disciplinary UW Medicine Neurosciences Institute offers diagnosis and treatment to patients with disorders of the nervous system. Our specialists provide personalized consultation, evaluation and treatment across the full spectrum of neurological conditions. Expert physicians combine the latest technology with individualized, compassionate care to empower patients to make well-informed choices about their neurological health, while our research programs bring leading-edge advances from the laboratory to the clinic and operating room — improving the quality of life for patients of all ages.

Comprehensive Neurological Services

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UW Medicine Neurology includes specialists who are leaders in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with neurological conditions such as epileptic seizures, multiple sclerosis, chronic headache, movement disorders, sleep disorders, memory disorders and dementia. Our Neurological Surgery team specializes in helping patients who have acute brain and spinal trauma, tumors, degenerative disease, vascular lesions, and spinal anomalies. The UW Medicine Neurosciences Institute is also home to the 1st Joint Commission certified Comprehensive Stroke Center in Washington State, which is dedicated to the highest quality care of stroke patients from interventional treatment to rehabilitation. Learn about all of​ our services here​.​