Department and Faculty
The Department of Neurology at Mayo Clinic in Arizona is a highly integrated, collaborative department of neurologists who specialize in the diagnosis, treatment and research of conditions and diseases affecting the nervous system. Close collaboration with other Mayo Clinic specialists offers patients comprehensive care.
The department has a number of specialty clinics staffed by professionals dedicated to improving the quality of life for those affected by neurologic diseases. Neurology physicians are also engaged in research projects involving their areas of interest, including new and investigational drugs.
The Epilepsy Clinic at Mayo Clinic in Arizona offers patients a wide array of services, provided by an expert staff of neurologists, neurosurgeons and psychologists dedicated to the latest treatment options and research.
The clinic offers complete outpatient care using both standard and investigational drugs, a full range of diagnostic services (including a video EEG monitoring unit at Mayo Clinic hospital), the latest brain imaging techniques, neuropsychological evaluations and community education.
The Epilepsy Clinic offers:
- Vagal nerve stimulation
- Ketogenic diet therapy
- Hormone therapy
Mayo Clinic's state-of-the-art electronic record system, which an outside review has deemed "second to none," and digital X-rays streamline the work process, enabling you to spend more time with patients.
You will be assigned a faculty adviser who can provide comprehensive educational advice and personal support. Your adviser also will serve as a contact point, introducing you and your family to Phoenix/Scottsdale and the Mayo Clinic system.
Many prominent professors visit Mayo Clinic each year. They present their work during noon and/or morning lectures and participate in hospital rounds. You are encouraged to take full advantage of these opportunities.