What Causes Neurological Disorders?

The specific cause can vary for neurological disorders but some common causes include injuries to the brain or spinal cord, brain or spinal tumors, congenital disorders such as Cerebral Palsy, degenerative conditions, infections and stroke.

Who is a Candidate for Neuroscience Diagnostic Services?

People of all ages are at risk for neurological problems. At the Hackensack Meridian Health Neuroscience Institute we specialize in diagnosing and treating:

ALS

Balance disorders/Dizziness

Brain and spine tumors

Cancer pain

Cerebral palsy

Cognitive disorders/Dementia

Computerized Rotary Chair Testing, Computerized Dynamic Posturography

Complex spine disorders and injuries

Epilepsy

Multiple Sclerosis and related disorders

Neuromuscular/muscle disorders

Parkinson’s and Movement disorders

Pediatric Neurological disorders

Sleep disorders

Stroke/Vascular Disorders

Tourette Syndrome

Tremors

Trigeminal Neuralgia

Diagnostic Services

The Hackensack Meridian Health Neuroscience Institute offers advanced diagnostic resources to assist physicians in the accurate and timely assessment of neurologic disorders. Tests available at the Institute include:

Angiogram

Computed Tomography Angiogram (CTA)

Computed Tomography Perfusion (CTP)

Computed Tomography Scanning (CT Scan)

Diffusion Tensor Imaging (DTI)

Electroencephalogram (EEG)

Evoked Potentials

Functional MRI

Genetic Testing

Intraoperative Monitoring

Magnetic Resonance Angiogram (MRA)

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

Magnetic Resonance Venogram (MRV)

MR Perfusion

Neuropathology

Proton Emission Tomography (PET)

Single Proton Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT)

Sleep Testing, Polysomnography (PSG)

Tilt Table

Tissue, Muscle and Brain Biopsy

Transcranial Doppler (TCD)

Vestibular Testing including: Computerized Electronystagmography (ENG)

Video Epilepsy Monitoring (VEEG)

Once diagnosed, your physician will work with you to create an individualized treatment plan.

For More Information

Why Choose Hackensack Meridian Health Neurosciences Diagnostic Services?

Among the Best

JFK University Medical Center offers an Epilepsy Level 4 Comprehensive Center Accreditation, the highest accreditation possible for centers that perform complex epilepsy surgeries.

Highest Accreditation

JFK University Medical Center and Jersey Shore University Medical Center are designated Licensed Comprehensive Stroke Centers by The Joint Commission. Less than 5% of hospitals in the nation meet rigorous national and state requirements.

National Designation

Hackensack Meridian Health’s neurosurgical program is among the best in the country, according to annual rankings by U.S. News & World Report. 

Our Neuroscience Experts

Our board-certified, fellowship-trained neurologists and neurosurgeons are equipped to care for the most intricate cases and provide you with the best treatment options possible.

Neuroscience Doctors and Specialists
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