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Department of Neurology

Clinical Services

Dr Kavanagh with residents

At Downstate, we provide comprehensive diagnosis and medical treatment of patients with neurological disorders. Neurological diseases can affect the brain, spinal cord, nerves and muscles. Our faculty includes more than 30 clinicians, with expertise in general neurology; and subspecialties including stroke, neuromuscular disease, neuropathy, epilepsy, memory loss and behavior disorders, sleep disorders, and movement disorders. We treat people from infancy to old age.

Aida Torres at her desk

We care for patients through our two principal hospitals, University Hospital of Brooklyn and Kings County Hospital Center, as well as through our affiliates.