Neurology

Your Health. Your Hospital

Neurology is a branch of medicine concerning the disorders of the nervous system. It deals with the diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of conditions and diseases involving the central and peripheral nervous system. The neurologists at Cedars Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital have extensive training and vast knowledge in this medical specialty, which should encourage you to visit our neurology department if you struggle with a disorder of the nervous system. After a complete health evaluation, we will assign you a correct and accurate diagnosis, followed by a personalized treatment plan.

A Comprehensive Approach

In the quest to find the most effective treatment for patients suffering from neurological disorders, neurology uses the findings of neuroscience, the scientific study of the nervous system.

Because we place great emphasis on communication, our neurologists will actively listen to you so that they will gain a better understanding of the disorder you are struggling with. Afterward, they will order the necessary tests and exams you need to undergo in order to receive a precise diagnosis.

With effective treatment from our highly trained neurologists, your condition will improve considerably. Some of the most common neurological disorders that affect people worldwide and that our neurologists can efficiently treat are:

Multiple Tests and Exams for a Correct Diagnosis

While some neurological disorders are easy to diagnose, others require the patient to undergo multiple tests and exams for a precise diagnosis. At Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital, our neurologists will order the necessary diagnostic procedures for you so that we can find the exact cause of your suffering. The tests and exams that are usually employed for diagnosing neurological disorders include:

  • apomorphine testing
  • computerized tomography scanning
  • electroencephalography
  • epilepsy monitoring unit
  • emboli detection
  • electromyography and nerve conduction studies
  • fundus photography
  • genetic testing
  • intraoperative monitoring
  • lumbar puncture
  • magnetic resonance imaging
  • nerve and muscle biopsy
  • nerve conduction studies and electromyography
  • neuropsychological testing
  • neurovascular ultrasound
  • optical coherence tomography
  • positron emission tomography
  • sleep studies
  • vasoreactivity testing
  • visual field testing

Whether you struggle with cluster headaches or with epilepsy, our neurologists will design a treatment plan that will cater to your specific needs so that you can enjoy a carefree life once again. Your health will be thoroughly evaluated by using state-of-the-art technology in a warm and compassionate environment. For superior healthcare services, come to Cedars Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital, which has been serving the community of Los Angeles since 1969.