Treatments, Procedures and Tests

Neurologists at Mass General offer neurological subspecialty clinics ranging from Alzheimer’s to Stroke. The General Neurology clinic helps you find the right doctors for accurate diagnoses.

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Treatments & Services

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  • ALS Multidisciplinary Clinic

    Mass General's ALS Multidisciplinary Clinic provides the latest treatments and research opportunities for people with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis.

  • Ataxia Unit


    The Massachusetts General Hospital Ataxia Unit provides expert diagnosis, treatment and education for patients with ataxia and other cerebellar disorders.

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  • Cardio-Neurology Clinic


    The Massachusetts General Hospital Cardio-Neurology Clinic provides comprehensive neurological evaluation and care for patients with cerebrovascular disorders related to the heart, including patent foramen ovale (PFO).

  • Center for Brain Health

    The Mass General Institute for Brain Health brings patients, clinicians and investigators together to prevent brain disease and preserve brain function across the lifespan.

  • Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) Center of Excellence

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    The Massachusetts General Hospital CMT Center of Excellence provides comprehensive diagnosis, treatment, and education for patients with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease and other inherited neuropathies.

  • Cognitive Behavioral Neurology Unit

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    The Cognitive Behavioral Neurology Unit offers diagnosis and treatment to patients with disorders and diseases of the brain affecting language, memory, problem solving, emotional function and behavior.

  • Comprehensive Neurology Division


    Part of the Neurology Department at Massachusetts General Hospital, the General Neurology Program’s board-certified neurologists work with primary care physicians to diagnose and treat a wide variety of neurological conditions.

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  • Dystonia Clinic

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    The Dystonia Clinic is a regional referral center for adults and children seeking diagnosis and treatment for dystonia and related neurological disorders.

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  • Epilepsy Service

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    The MGH Epilepsy Service offers diagnosis, treatment, and consultations for seizure disorders, including surgical evaluations, and specialized care for first seizure events.

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  • Frontotemporal Disorders Unit at Mass General Hospital

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    This Unit provides diagnosis and treatment for Frontotemporal Dementia and related disorders including Primary Progressive Aphasia, Semantic Dementia, Corticobasal Degeneration Syndrome, and Progressive Supranuclear Palsy.

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  • Headache and Neuropathic Pain Unit

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    The Massachusetts General Hospital Headache and Neuropathic Pain Unit provides expert diagnosis, education and treatments of various headache, facial pain, and neuropathic pain disorders.

  • Herscot Center for Tuberous Sclerosis Complex

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    The Carol and James Herscot Center for Children and Adults with Tuberous Sclerosis Complex at Massachusetts General Hospital delivers specialized care for individuals suffering from Tuberous Sclerosis Complex.

  • Huntington's Disease Unit at the Massachusetts General Hospital Movement Disorders Unit

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    The Massachusetts General Hospital Huntington's Disease Unit—a component of the New England Huntington's Disease Society of America Centers of Excellence—cares for individuals with a genetic risk for developing HD and for those who have symptoms at any stage of the disease.

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  • Immunologic, Inflammatory, and Infectious Neurological Disorders Division

    The Division of Immunologic, Inflammatory, and Infectious Neurological Disorders consists of a core group of neurologists who manage a broad array of diseases, ensuring treatment of a diverse spectrum of cases.

  • Inpatient Neurology


    We serve patients with an array of neurologic conditions, including ischemic stroke, brain hemorrhage, seizure, brain tumor, brain inflammation and infection, and spinal cord disorders.

  • Intraoperative Neurophysiology Monitoring Unit (IONM)

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    The Intraoperative Neurophysiology Monitoring unit consists of a group of neurologists with formal training in clinical neurophysiology and IONM technologists, who work closely with other neurologists, surgeons and anesthesiologists at Massachusetts General Hospital to prevent postoperative neurologic deficit in a wide variety of surgical procedures.

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  • Learning Disorders Clinic

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    The Learning Disorders Clinic addresses the needs of children with learning difficulties and differences who are not learning at the expected rate or are under-achieving.

  • Leukodystrophy Service at Massachusetts General Hospital

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    The Leukodystrophy Service at Massachusetts General Hospital provides comprehensive evaluation, diagnosis and treatment for patients with leukodystrophies and related disorders.

  • Lurie Center for Autism

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    The Lurie Center for Autism provides evaluation and treatment for metabolic and genetic conditions, developmental delays, and other handicapping conditions in children, adolescents and adults.

  • Lysosomal Storage Disorders Program at Massachusetts General Hospital

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    The Lysosomal Storage Disorders Program is a national and international resource for the diagnostic evaluation of genetic neurodegenerative disorders for both pediatric and adult patients and their families.

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  • Massachusetts General Hospital Leukodystrophy Clinic

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    The Massachusetts General Hospital Leukodystrophy Clinic engages patients in all stages of life with the highest level of clinical care and current research opportunit

  • Memory Disorders Unit

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    The Memory Disorders Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital provides comprehensive diagnostic and treatment services for Alzheimer's disease and other forms of cognitive impairment, such as Lewy Body dementia, frontotemporal dementia and vascular dementia.

  • Movement Disorders Unit

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    Massachusetts General Hospital's Movement Disorders Unit sees patients from around the world for everything from the most common to the rarest of movement disorders.

  • Multiple Sclerosis Clinic

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    The MGH Multiple Sclerosis Clinic provides expert diagnosis, education and treatment for patients with Multiple Sclerosis and related neurological disorders.

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  • Neuro-ophthalmology Service

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    The Neuro-ophthalmology Service at Massachusetts General Hospital provides expert evaluation, diagnosis and treatment for patients who have vision problems with a neurologic basis.

  • Neurocritical Care and Emergency Neurology

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    Patients with serious brain and nervous system conditions receive individualized, expert, compassionate care throughout their MGH Emergency Department and Neurosciences Intensive Care Unit stay.

  • Neurofibromatosis Clinic


    The Massachusetts General Hospital Neurofibromatosis Clinic provides comprehensive care for adults and children who have been diagnosed with, or are at risk for, various forms of neurofibromatosis (NF), including NF1, NF2 and schwannomatosis.

  • Neurogenetics Program


    The Neurogenetics Program provides clinical care, conducts research for certain neurogenetic disorders and offers diagnostic testing for an array of neurodegenerative diseases.

  • Neurology-Infectious Diseases Program

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    In the Neurology-Infectious Diseases Program, we work with other infectious disease specialists to diagnose and treat infections of the nervous system, and neurological complications of systemic infections.

  • Neuromuscular Division

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    The Massachusetts General Hospital Neuromuscular Division offers integrated, comprehensive diagnosis and treatment of neuromuscular diseases.

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  • Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Clinic

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    Welcome to the Massachusetts General Hospital Parkinson Disease and Movement Disorder Center. We are committed to providing the highest quality of care for Parkinson’s disease and related conditions.

  • Pediatric Epilepsy

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    The Pediatric Epilepsy Program at MassGeneral Hospital for Children serves patients with seizures and related disorders.

  • Pediatric Neurology

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    The Pediatric Neurology Unit at MassGeneral Hospital for Children diagnoses and treats infants, children and adolescents will the full spectrum of neurological conditions.

  • Pediatric Neuromuscular Disorders

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    The Pediatric Neuromuscular Clinic at MassGeneral Hospital for Children offers coordinated, multidisciplinary care for a wide variety of neuromuscular disorders.

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  • Sleep Division

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    The Division of Sleep Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital provides sophisticated diagnostic testing and comprehensive treatment options for people struggling with any kind of sleep problem.

  • Stroke Service

    The Stroke Service at Massachusetts General Hospital provides diagnosis, prevention and treatment for patients with stroke and other cerebrovascular diseases.

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  • Teleneurology

    Mass General TeleNeurology is transforming neurology care by cultivating collaborative, long-term relationships with community hospitals and academic medical centers.


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    Thrive is a wellness component of the Mass General Pediatric Epilepsy Program. It has been developed to provide opportunities and programs for children with epilepsy.

  • Tourette Syndrome Clinic

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    The Massachusetts General Hospital Tourette Syndrome Clinic is a specialized multidisciplinary clinic and regional referral center for adult and pediatric patients with Tourette syndrome and other tic disorders.

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  • Young Adult Stroke Program

    The Mass General Hospital Young Adult Stroke Program is designed to address the holistic needs of patients who suffer a stroke at a relatively young age. There is no specific age cut-off, but the program caters to adults who are in the workforce. Most patients are between ages 18-55 years.

Tests & Procedures

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  • Botulinum Toxin (Botox) Service

    Botulinum toxin (botox) treatments are available through the EMG laboratory in the Neuromuscular Disorders Unit to treat spasticity resulting from stroke, head injury, spinal cord injury or multiple sclerosis and dystonias.

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  • Infusion and Injection Therapies

    The Neuromuscular Diagnostic Center Infusion Suite is an ambulatory outpatient unit providing infusion services to Neurology patients at Massachusetts General Hospital.

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  • Lumbar Puncture

    Lumbar Puncture is a bedside procedure done to collect a sample of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF).

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  • Neurodiagnostic Skin Biopsy

    A neurodiagnostic skin biopsy is a procedure that samples the nerves close to their endings in the skin, where disease usually starts.

Patient Education

  • Stroke Service Resources

    Stroke information and resources are important assets for patients. Prevention materials, complication minimization post stroke, and educational materials for both patient and caregiver are available on the Stroke Service Resources pages.

  • Take Charge (Parkinson's)

    An action plan for managing your Parkinson's (PDF)

  • Parkinson's Disease and the Family

    The "Parkinson's Disease and the Family" book is a guide for people with Parkinson's disease, and their friends and family. It provides medical and practical information in an approachable, easy-to-read manner.

  • Dystonia Resources

    Movement disorder and dystonia related organizations for patients & families, including deep brain stimulation, belpharospasm, Spasmodic Dysphonia and Torticollis, Dopa-Responsive Dystonia, Bachmann-Strauss Dystonia and Parkinson's disease.

  • Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) for Parkinson's Disease: Expectations and Fact Sheet

    Learn facts and frequently asked questions about DBS.

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