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John Nasseff Neuroscience Institute

  • The John Nasseff Neuroscience Institute at Abbott Northwestern is the leading center for neurological care in the Twin Cities and Upper Midwest. Each year, we perform more than 2,000 major neurological surgeries and 1,000 neuro interventional procedures. We also treat patients for neurological conditions such as stroke, tumors of the brain and spinal cord, epilepsy, Alzheimer's disease, balance and movement disorders, headaches and sleep disorders.

    Advanced technology is combined with specialized physicians, skilled staff, dedicated facilities and focused programs to make John Nasseff Neuroscience Institute a comprehensive resource for neurological care and information. Recent technological enhancements include: Intraoperative MRI Suite (iMRI) and Varian Trilogy.

    Learn more about the accomplishments of the John Nasseff Neuroscience Institute: 

    • See U.S.News and World Report's ranking of Abbott Northwestern as one of America's Best Hospitals in neurology and neurosurgery

    Team approach

    At the John Nasseff Neuroscience Institute, the multidisciplinary staff of dedicated physicians, professional neuroscience nurses and skilled technical staff provide comprehensive neurological care for patients. Our team also includes physical therapists, occupational therapists and technical staff.

  • Our doctors

    We have the largest concentration of board-certified neuroscience doctors in the region.

    See a list of neurologists

    See a list of neurosurgeons

    Our nurses

    Our facilities

    Other clinical services

    Neurophysiological testing

    Skull Base Center

    Sleep Center

  • Exceptional care. Excellent outcomes.

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    John Nasseff Neuroscience Institute at Abbott Northwestern is the leading center for neurological care in the Twin Cities. Learn more.


    Accreditation

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    Program to monitor neurosurgical patients is first accredited in Minnesota

    Abbott Northwestern Hospital recently received accreditation from the Neurophysiologic Intraoperative Monitoring Laboratory Accreditation Board of ABRET (LAB-NIOM). It is one of 17 accredited programs in the U.S. and the only one in Minnesota.


    What you should know about concussions in sports

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    A concussion is a blow to the head that affects how the brain works.

    Concussions can happen in free play, recreational sports, youth leagues, or in high school and college sports.

    ImPACT™, a 20-minute computer test, would help your child in the event of a future concussion.


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