Allina Health Neuroscience, Spine and Pain Institute — Minneapolis
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Recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the Twin Cities best hospitals and nationally ranked as high performing in neurology and neurosurgery.

See U.S. News and World Report's ranking of Abbott Northwestern as a high performing hospital in neurology and neurosurgery.

Allina Health Neuroscience, Spine and Pain Institute — Minneapolis

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The Allina Health Neuroscience, Spine and Pain Institute 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 and headaches.

Advanced technology is combined with specialized physicians, skilled staff, dedicated facilities and focused programs to make the Neuroscience, Spine and Pain Institute a comprehensive resource for neurological care and information.

The Institute's multidisciplinary staff of dedicated physicians, professional neuroscience nurses and skilled technical staff provide comprehensive neurological care for patients. They also collaborate with specialists across the Allina Health system — including oncologists, physical therapists, occupational therapists and technical staff —so that no matter where you are on your care journey, the care you receive is specific to your unique needs.

Awards and recognition

  • Becker's Hospital Review has named Abbott Northwestern Hospital as one of 54 “hospitals and health systems with spine and neurosurgery programs to watch," highlighting it as a leading center for neurological care in the upper Midwest.
  • Abbott Northwestern Hospital has been rated as a high-performing hospital in neurology and neurosurgery in U.S. News and World Report's national rankings.
  • Allina Health providers include three Minnesota Monthly 2023 Top Doctors in neurosurgery and neurology and two Mpls.St.Paul Magazine 2023 top doctors in neurological surgery. Learn more.


  • 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.
  • Abbott Northwestern Hospital has been designated a Level 4 Epilepsy Center – the highest designation offered by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers.
  • DNV Healthcare has certified Abbott Northwestern Hospital as a Comprehensive Stroke Center.
  • The American Heart Association Get With the Guidelines® program has recognized Abbott Northwestern Hospital for excellence in stroke care, naming it to its Get With the Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus, Target: Stroke Elite Plus Honor Roll, and Target: Stroke Advanced Therapy Honor Roll lists.