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Comprehensive care for brain and nervous system conditions.

Renowned for Clinical Excellence

Maimonides Neurosciences Institute is nationally recognized for clinical excellence, neurosciences research and medical education. The Institute includes Neurology, Neurosurgery, Neuroradiology, Neurocritical Care, and the Jaffe Comprehensive Stroke Center. Maimonides and SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University formed a partnership in 2017 to expand access to high-quality neurosciences care in Brooklyn.

World-Class Care for Neurological Conditions

Our team is comprised of board-certified specialists who provide multi-disciplinary expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of even the most complex neurological conditions:

  • Our neurologists offer advanced care for all kinds of brain and nervous system conditions, including epilepsy and seizure disorders, movement disorders such as Parkinson’s disease, neuromuscular conditions including Brooklyn’s only Muscular Dystrophy Association clinic and the Linda Morgante Center for Multiple Sclerosis, headaches and migraine care, and more.
  • Maimonides brain and spine surgeons are experts in the latest minimally invasive surgical techniques to treat brain, spine or skull base tumors and spine or back conditions, such as spinal stenosis or herniated disks.
  • Comprehensive rehabilitation services

Top Ranked Jaffe Comprehensive Stroke Center at Maimonides

  • The Jaffe Comprehensive Stroke Center has been ranked among the top 1% of hospitals in the U.S. for outstanding stroke survival rates for four years running by the federal government (CMS) and is designated as a Comprehensive Stroke Center by The Joint Commission. We have been on the American Heart Association Gold Plus Honor Roll for 13 consecutive years and earned the Target Stroke Elite Plus award.
  • Our team of neurologists, neurointerventionalists, neurosurgeons and neuroradiologists, take an adaptive multidisciplinary approach 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, performing minimally invasive procedures and caring for patients in state-of-the-art facilities.

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Maimonides Health Hosted 16th Annual National Cancer Survivors Day at Maimonides Park

Maimonides Health hosted its 16th annual “Cancer Survivors Day” event at Maimonides Park in honor of cancer patients and survivors who have received treatment at the hospital. Following a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19, the annual event returned to celebrate the gift of life and recognizes the adversity patients face during and after their battle with cancer.

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Intravenous ketamine has been used as a pain treatment and for anesthesia management for decades, but Dr. Motov’s research shows that nebulized ketamine works a little differently. “Administration of nebulized ketamine has the potential to offer rapid, effective, titratable, and non-invasive analgesia to patients in pain in various clinical settings when ketamine can be used,” Dr. Motov shared. Eligible patients may even be able to manage their own pain using a breath-actuated nebulization.  

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