Brain & Neurology

Brain Matters

Stroke, aphasia, concussion, spasticity, migraines: We face your brain and neurology conditions head on. We consistently win awards for our accredited Comprehensive Stroke Program, and pride ourselves on our premier services to treat your individual, complex condition—a broad spectrum of services to care for your whole self. Choosing us to help co-pilot your care: Now that’s really thinking.

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North Memorial Health Advantage

  • North Memorial Health provides expert care to customers with a wide range of neurological conditions. Our wide-ranging network of board-certified specialists includes: emergency physicians, neurologists, neurosurgeons, intervention radiologists, psychiatrists, neurological psychologists, physical medicine, and rehabilitation.
  • Physicians are just one piece of the puzzle. We also have highly experienced clinical staff: pharmacists, case managers, dietitians, speech pathologists, physical therapists, occupational therapists and neurology-trained registered nurses.
  • Our comprehensive stroke program is certified at the highest level of accreditation by Det Norske Veritas (DNV), and ranks as one of the best stroke programs in the nation. The American Stroke Association has given us the Gold Plus Elite award for quality multiple years in a row.
  • Traumatic brain injury customers receive the highest-quality care, from our Level I Trauma Center to rehabilitation.
  • Our physical medicine and rehabilitation services offer the whole realm of services to assist you in your recovery, from our CARF-certified acute rehabilitation unit to our extensive inpatient and outpatient services.
  • Our Intensive Aphasia Program (IAP) is one of only six IAP programs in the United States, and the first in the region.
  • We offer education and therapy to help treat your spasticity, including medication, Botox injections, Baclofen pumps, and rehabilitation therapy.
  • We are always ready to aid customers in need of neurological care, with 24/7 CT and MRI scans, neurosurgery, and neuroendovascular services.

Conditions & Care Options

Learn more about your condition and how it may be treated at North Memorial Health.

Meet Your Healthcare Co-Pilots

Our highly trained experts empower you with the knowledge and the support you need to get the healthcare you want.

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Ivan Brodsky, MD

Brain & Neurology
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Kyle M. Uittenbogaard, MD

Neurosurgery
I treat each person as an individual with unique backgrounds and experiences that shape how I approach their care.
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Natalia Dorland, MD

Brain & Neurology
I provide care that I would like to receive myself if I was a customer.
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Jason Cornelius, MD

Sleep Medicine, Neurology
I strive to maintain lasting relationships with customers by emphasizing that their needs always come first.
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Matthias Feldkamp, MD, PhD

Neurosurgery
I provide the best contemporary neurosurgical service with respect and clarity.
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Charles Horowitz, MD

Brain & Neurology
I listen to my customers so I can provide the most accurate diagnosis and best care possible.
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Xiaoming Dong, MD, MSc

Brain & Neurology
I listen closely to my customers and engage them in care planning.
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Maida Gunther, PhD, ABPP-CN

Neuropsychology
I consider cognitive, emotional and behavioral symptoms in my comprehensive neuropsychological assessments.
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Praful Kelkar, MD

Brain & Neurology
I feel blessed to help others and try to alleviate suffering caused by illnesses.
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Miriam Y. Kim, MD

Neurosurgery, Spinal Surgery
I work to deliver exceptional service and compassionate care to all our customers.
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Irfan M. Altafullah, MD

Brain & Neurology
I believe that every person’s situation is unique and enjoy listening to customers tell me their stories, in their own words.
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Groups & Classes

Get the support and education you need to live your best life. Consider this care beyond the clinic walls.

Intensive Aphasia Program

These monthly sessions offer effective rehabilitation for stroke survivors with aphasia. In this innovative program, customers participate in treatment sessions for three and a half hours a day, five days…

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StrokeWise

StrokeWise is an in-depth community stroke education course offered twice a year for stroke survivors and their care partners. It provides an opportunity to learn how to prevent and cope…

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Discovery Circle: A Stroke Support Group

We know it is important for you and those close to you to receive education and support after having experienced a stroke. There is no way to eliminate all the…

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Caregiver Support Group

Please consider joining us if you need to learn more about how to care for your loved one or feel you want support from others that are walking a similar…

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