Ochsner Lafayette General Neuroscience Center, located within Ochsner Lafayette General Medical Center, strives to deliver the best neurological care possible to you and your loved ones. Our center offers both neurology and neuroscience services.
Why choose us for neurology care?
With innovative treatment options and a team of leading physicians, our center offers surgery and therapeutic care from our team of neurologists. Our center is equipped to provide advanced solutions aligned with a patient’s unique needs.
A leader in technology
Ochsner Lafayette General Neuroscience Center is proud to offer leading technology in the fields of neurology and neurosurgery. When you choose our team, you are getting access to a system of subspecialties and innovative tools that work together to help or correct your condition.
We specialize in interventional neurology, which uses advanced imaging equipment to treat complex diseases of the brain, neck and spine. Interventional neurology offers a variety of treatment alternatives and expanded therapeutic options for people who might be ineligible for certain treatments.
To complement our interventional neurology services, Ochsner Lafayette General Medical Center offers the CyberKnife® Center of Louisiana, which uses the newest technology to treat tumors in the brain and elsewhere in the body — all without an incision, pain or anesthesia.
In addition to our procedures, we also offer technology geared specifically toward sleep medicine. We work closely with the Sleep Center of Acadiana, located across the street from Ochsner Lafayette General Medical Center. It is the only comprehensive sleep medicine facility in Lafayette and features two neurologists board-certified in sleep analysis and therapeutics.
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Our care team provides a smooth transition from initial consultation and diagnosis to pre-surgery preparation, inpatient recovery and outpatient rehabilitation. We focus on are neurology, neurosurgery, sleep medicine and deep brain stimulation.
The Neuroscience Center is located within Ochsner Lafayette General Medical Center. At the Neuroscience Center, we offer a variety of specialized services that include:
- Baclofen pumps
- Botox injections
- Deep brain stimulation
- Epidural steroid injections
- Nerve blocks
- Spinal cord stimulation
- Vagus nerve stimulation
In addition, Ochsner Lafayette General Medical Center also provides physical medicine and rehabilitation services to aid those who undergo surgery. Our hospital has a dedicated rehabilitation floor that features physical, occupational and speech therapies. This program is focused on helping patients become as independent as quickly and safely as possible to return home.
Using our experienced team of subspecialists and state-of-the-art technologies, we treat a variety of neurological conditions that include:
- Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
- Headaches and migraines
- Multiple sclerosis
- Parkinson’s disease
- Transient ischemic attack
What is neurology?
Neurology is the study of disorders and diseases that affect the brain and nervous system.
What are neurological disorders?
Neurological disorders usually cannot be diagnosed with just one test, so they require full examination of the patient’s medical history, physical characteristics, lab tests and daily functions to pinpoint possible underlying conditions.
What is neurosurgery?
Neurosurgery is the practice of surgery to correct physical issues with the brain or nervous system.