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Neuroscience Center


The highest level of neurological care

Whatever your neurological condition, you’ll find the highest level of neurological excellence right here at Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH).


The NCH Advantage

  • Quality second to none - Our stroke program is recognized at the highest level for quality and speed, with treatment rates better than the national average and a complication rate of .02% over the last two years. Learn more about our stroke quality data.
  • Minimally invasive techniques - NCH specializes in the treatment of disorders of the brain and spinal cord, using minimally invasive techniques that rely on image-guided navigation within the blood vessels.
  • Innovative technologies - NCH physicians and specialists continuously update and create new scan sequences using state-of-the-art equipment to better diagnose and treat conditions of the brain and spine.
  • Partnership with NorthShore University Health System - NCH provides patients and their families with 24/7 access to NorthShore's endovascular specialists to receive advanced stroke treatment when time is critical.

Nationally recognized programs

Recognition of the highest level

NCH is among only seven percent of hospitals in the nation with a Magnet® designation for nursing excellence.

Full range of conditions treated

Our board-certified and experienced staff diagnose and treat a host of complex disorders of the brain, nerves and spinal cord, including:

Learn more about our support groups

Meet the team

An experienced multi-disciplinary team

Our renowned team features neurologists, neurosurgeons, neurointerventional surgeons, neuropsychologists, neuroradiologists, orthopedists, advanced practice nurses, physician assistants and other specialists, who are experienced at diagnosing and treating complex disorders of the brain, nerves and spinal cord.

Meet the team

Shaun O'Leary, M.D., Ph.D.

Shaun O'Leary, M.D., Ph.D.

Medical Director of the Neuroscience Center


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