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Neurosciences & Behavioral Health Center

People from all over the world come to UVA to seek treatment for difficult, rare and complex conditions of the brain, nervous system and spine. Here, you'll find top neurosurgeons, neurologists, interventional neuroradiologists, neuropsychologists and psychiatry specialists whose pioneering work in the assessment and treatment of neurological conditions earns national and global recognition.

Whether it's expertise for Alzheimer’s disease, spine issues, neurosurgery, brain cancer, stroke or psychiatric issues, we have the resources that can make a difference in your treatment.

At UVA, our neurological services, including our pediatric neurology and neurosurgery services, were honored as “high performing” by U.S. News & World Report, which places them among the top 10% in the nation.

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As a teaching hospital, UVA trains and teaches the next generation of doctors. We're also at the forefront of research to find treatments for the most challenging conditions. 

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Neuroscience + Technology = Amazing Treatments

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It's called Gamma Knife radiosurgery - but it doesn't use a knife at all, treating tumors and epilepsy without surgery.

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In just one session, Focused Ultrasound can calm the shakiness of essential tremor. And that's just the beginning.

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Neurosciences Blog Posts

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Ozzy Osbourne, rock star and TV personality, recently revealed his Parkinson’s disease diagnosis. This movement disorder affects about 10 million…

Neuroscience News

Team-Up Targets Spinal Cord Injuries

Two top scientists are seeking answers to questions about spinal cord injuries that have long frustrated the development of effective treatments…

Brain Discovery Suggests Source of Lifelong Behavioral Issues

The brain finding also could have important implications for a wide range of neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.…

UVA Wins National Award for Neurosurgery and Spine Care

For the sixth consecutive year, UVA Medical Center has been honored by Becker’s Hospital Review in its list of 100 hospitals and health systems…