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Conditions that involve your brain and nervous system require an experienced, knowledgeable team. University of Minnesota Physicians neurology specialists are national leaders in diagnosis, treatment and ongoing care for all types of neurologic disorders, including complex conditions and rare diseases. The goal is to help improve the quality of your physical and mental health and your social and work life.

When you see a UMPhysicians doctor, you benefit from the most effective treatments, based on the latest research. As faculty members of the University of Minnesota Medical School, we study stem cell therapies to help people with stroke and Parkinson’s disease, as well as new procedures and devices for epilepsy. We research how your DNA affects susceptibility to brain diseases. And we participate in one of only a few research programs on neurodegenerative disorders in children.

Conditions we treat

  • Adenoleukodystrophy
  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
  • Ataxia
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • General neurologic conditions
  • Migraine headache 
  • Multiple sclerosis 
  • Muscular dystrophy 
  • Myasthenia gravis and neuromuscular junction disorders
  • Neuropathy
  • Normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH)
  • Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders
  • Stroke
  • Tremor


  • Botox for dystonias
  • Cervical blocks
  • Deep brain stimulation (DBS)
  • Electroencephalogram (EEG)
  • Electromyography (EMG)
  • Epilepsy Center
  • Lumbar puncture
  • Memory Clinic
  • Multiple Sclerosis Center
  • Neurointerventional Clinic
  • Neuropathy Clinic
  • Stroke Clinic
  • Tumor embolization


Clinics & Providers

Specialty highlights

Nationally recognized excellence in care
With a strong research team and a wide array of subspecialty programs, we’re leaders in developing and implementing new services for people with brain and nervous system disorders – such as the first clinic in the country to provide specialized care for ataxia.

Unique clinics and programs
We have clinics and programs dedicated to:

  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
  • Ataxia
  • Dystonia and spasticity
  • Epilepsy
  • Memory, including Alzheimer’s disease
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Neuropathy
  • Parkinson’s disease and movement disorders

A team approach
Our neurologists work collaboratively with other specialists to create a personalized treatment plan. Depending on your condition, you might work with a neurosurgeon, psychologist, pain management specialist, physical or occupational therapist, and others.


Central Scheduling: 612.672.7422

Provider Referrals: 612.672.7000

Administrative Offices: 612.884.0600

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