Neuroscience Institute

Find A Doctor Find A Service Make An Appointment Talk To A Doctor

  • Correct brain and spine problems sooner.
  • Real-time imaging for brain & spine surgery.
  • Call 330-34GAMMA for more information.
  • As a Primary Stroke Center, we can help.
Correct brain and spine problems sooner.1 Real-time imaging for brain & spine surgery.2 Call 330-34GAMMA for more information.3 As a Primary Stroke Center, we can help.4
Locations

Akron General Medical Center
1 Akron General Avenue,
Akron, OH 44307

Map

Center for Neuro & Spine
762 S. Cleveland-Massillon Road, Akron, OH 44333
Map

Neuroscience Institute
330-344-3100


> Centers & Services > Neuroscience Institute
 
Increase Text Size Decrease Text Size printer-friendly version
 

Neuroscience Institute

Our advanced brain and spine experts are right here in Akron - because every minute counts.
For stroke and other threats to the brain or spine, prompt treatment is critical. Take comfort in knowing that our team of highly skilled doctors, surgeons, neurological intensive-care physicians, nurses and staff is nearby and ready to give you the very best care.

At Akron General's Neuroscience Institute, recovering patients benefit from:

  • All the personalized care they need in one location, which includes a dedicated neuro intensive-care unit on-site
  • Advanced surgical and diagnostic technology - some of which is the only such technology in Summit County including the following
    • Our Intra-operative MRI (iMRI) operating room (OR) focuses on treating a variety of conditions ranging from brain tumors, to cerebrovascular disease to functional disorders of the brain such as Parkinson’s Disease and epilepsy

    • Two intraoperative CT suites that integrate intraoperative imaging via a multi-slice CT – with surgical navigation, planning and digital data management in the (OR)
    • Four operating suites that will accommodate state-of the-art equipment previously not available in Summit County.
    • Gamma Knife radiosurgical treatment for brain tumors - the only one in Summit County.
  • Sophisticated techniques and procedures that help patients get back to living active lives quickly

Our patients have access to a full range of specialists including neurologists, neurosurgeons, interventional neuroradiologists, neuro-ophthalmologists and subspecialists from other disciplines. In collaboration with Center for Neuro & Spine, Akron General brings together this diverse team with training from some of the world’s leading medical programs. Each has training in a wide range of surgical procedures now using the highest quality of cutting-edge technologies for brain and spine conditions.

This experience, along with leading-edge precision technology that’s not available elsewhere in the state of Ohio, offers the Akron area comprehensive care for chronic back and neck pain, epilepsy, stroke, brain tumors, spinal disorders, peripheral nerve conditions and more.

Introducing “Smart” OR technology - cutting-edge Neurological and Neurosurgical technologies to the Akron Area.

Treatments offered:

  • Acute stroke intervention
  • Aneurysm coiling
  • Angioplasty and stenting (head & neck)
  • Cavernous-carotid fistula embolization
  • Complex spinal reconstruction
  • Dural AV fistula embolization
  • Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
  • Intra-operative brain mapping
  • Microdiskectomy surgery for disc herniations
  • Minimally invasive spine surgery
  • Shunting for hydrocephalus
  • Skull-base and cerebrovascular surgery
  • Spinal instrumentation
  • Spinal reconstruction
  • Spinal vertebroplasty
  • Spine decompression

For more information, call 330-344-3100.

Meet Neurologist
James Gebel, MD



Questions about stroke?
Join us for a free presentation May 14 facilitated by WKYC TV-3 Senior Health Correspondent Monica Robins. A panel of Akron General Neuroscience Institute specialists who will speak on stroke treatment and prevention, followed by an interactive question and answer period between the audience and physicians.  more...

Akron General Elevates Neuroscience Care with Premier Neurosurgical Suites and Intraoperative Imaging
Visions come to fruition at Akron General Health System, most recently in the form of innovative surgery suites featuring intraoperative MRI and intraoperative CT systems. Akron General is one of only four hospitals in the nation to offer both intraoperative scanning systems as well as a state-of-the-art biplane angiographic suite.  more...

 

 

Akron General Medical Center • 1 Akron General Avenue (Formerly 400 Wabash Avenue) • Akron, OH 44307 • 330-344-6000 • 1-800-221-4601    © 2014 Akron General Health System
Find Us on Facebook button


This website is certified by Health On the Net Foundation. Click to verify.

  This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information: verify here.