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Why Choose The Neuroscience Institute

There is tremendous peace of mind that comes from knowing you have access to the highest-quality diagnostic and treatment resources available for disorders of the brain, spine and nervous system. This is precisely what patients get at MMC, including:MMC Neuroscience Institute - highest-quality diagnostic and treatment resources available for disorders of the brain, spine and nervous system

  • A full complement of leading-edge diagnostic and treatment services for adults and children - many of which are not available any place else in Maine
  • Maine's only team of two pediatric neurologists, a pediatric neurosurgeon and three epileptologists
  • Maine's only comprehensive, Joint Commission-designated primary stroke program
  • The region's highest-volume neurocritical care program with advanced capabilities such as continuous EEG monitoring
  • The largest, most experienced groups of neurosurgeons and neurologists in the region
  • A world-class neuroradiology program utilizing advanced imaging technology including MR spectroscopy
  • Expertise in leading-edge procedures such as awake craniotomy with language mapping, stereotactic radiosurgery and minimally invasive disc surgery
  • The only fellowship-trained endovascular neurosurgeon in Maine and one of few fellowship-trained interventional  neuroradiologists in the state
  • A large and growing complement of Magnet-level, specially trained neuro nurses who deliver exceptional care tailored to the needs of this complex patient population
  • A robust rehabilitation program with the largest inpatient rehab therapy staff in Maine and a seamless partnership with New England Rehabilitation Hospital of Portland
  • The services of a specialized Neurosciences Patient and Family Liaison are available to provide expert, personalized and compassionate support to patients and their families throughout the continuum of care, in both inpatient and outpatient settings
  • The convenience for patients and their families to have complex neurological conditions treated close to home