Managing the migraine patient: A guide for primary care physicians

Primary care physicians manage most patients with headache disorders but may lack the confidence to diagnose migraine. A study published in the journal Headache reported that one in four patients with IHS-defined migraine did not […]

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Neurosurgeon brings ‘asleep’ deep brain stimulation to Norton Neuroscience Institute

When Abigail J. Rao, M.D., joined Norton Neuroscience Institute in September, she brought a technique for deep brain stimulation (DBS) surgery, in which a  patient is fully anesthetized. Dr. Rao said “asleep” DBS has many […]

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New clinic will focus on treating epilepsy patients through diet

In 2019, Norton Neuroscience Institute will open a Ketogenic Clinic — the latest expansion in epilepsy services for adults. The Ketogenic Clinic is founded on scientific research and will assist patients in following a traditional […]

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Norton Neuroscience Institute expanding neurosurgery team

Norton Neuroscience Institute is pleased to welcome Abigail J. Rao, M.D., our newest functional neurosurgeon. Dr. Rao earned her medical degree from the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. She completed her neurosurgery residency […]

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New minimally invasive approach to epilepsy surgery

In most cases, our providers can control your patients’ seizures through medication and regular check-ins. Medication isn’t effective for about one-third of patients. For some, the side effects of medications are too severe. Epilepsy surgery […]

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CDC releases first guidelines on concussions in children

For the first time ever, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released guidelines on treating children with concussions and other mild traumatic brain injuries. The timing is fitting, with contact sports such […]

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Sports neurology center, first of its kind in state

Norton Neuroscience Institute Sports Neurology Center treats sports-related concussions in a state-of-the-art facility Norton Neuroscience Institute Sports Neurology Center combines the expertise of nationally known sports concussion authority Tad D. Seifert, M.D., with a progressive and […]

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Top Surgeons as voted by peers

Few things are more trusted than a doctor’s recommendation – which is why being named a Top Surgeon, according to fellow doctors, is so meaningful. To all the talented and dedicated Norton Medical Group surgeons […]

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Neurocritical Care Society Emergency Neurological Life Support Course

Registration is open for the 2018 Neurocritical Care Society Emergency Neurological Life Support Course Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018 Do you know what to do in the critical first hours of a neurological emergency? Come to this […]

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Norton Neuroscience Institute recognized as a Center for Comprehensive MS Care

Norton Neurology Services and Norton Neuroscience Institute Resource Center, have been officially recognized as a Center for Comprehensive MS Care through the National Multiple Sclerosis Society’s Partners in MS Care program. This formal recognition – […]

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Norton Mobility Lab utilizes GRAIL for gait analysis and training

The new Norton Mobility Lab, located in Norton Medical Plaza 1 on the Norton Healthcare – St. Matthews campus, offers gait analysis and training using the GRAIL system. Gait Real-time Analysis Interactive Lab (GRAIL) is […]

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Norton hospitals beat national door-to-needle times in stroke

Norton Healthcare hospitals achieved a door-to-needle time of 60 minutes or less 89 percent of the time, and less than 45 minutes 58 percent  of the time, compared with the national average of 66 percent and […]

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