Bayfront Health St. Petersburg provides comprehensive, multidisciplinary care for disorders that affect the body’s nervous system, including the brain, spinal cord and nerves. We offer sophisticated diagnostic testing capabilities and advanced treatment options, caring for patients in the emergency, inpatient and outpatient settings. Our expert team of specialists develop care plans that use the latest in technologies, minimally invasive procedures and rehabilitation therapies. Merging advanced medical care with extensive knowledge and experience, Bayfront Health St. Petersburg Neuroscience can provide seamless care for you or your loved one through each stage of diagnosis, treatment and recovery. Our comprehensive care covers a wide range of conditions, including:
Bayfront Health St. Petersburg Neuroscience has a dedicated team of providers, including board-certified neurologists, neurosurgeons, an interventional neuroradiologist and experts specializing in stroke, epilepsy and Parkinson’s disease care. These specialists collaborate with a highly trained team of nurses, rehabilitation therapists and support staff to provide comprehensive neurological care, from diagnosis and evaluation, to treatment, recovery and rehabilitation.
Designed to offer the highest level of diagnostics and treatment for a wide variety of neurological disorders, our Neuroscience Unit features:
Our state-of-the-art neurodiagnostic lab is fully equipped to aid our specialists in diagnosing neurological conditions and evaluating the extent of illness or injury. Diagnostic testing includes:
Located on the hospital campus, the Bayfront Health St. Petersburg Epilepsy Center is dedicated to providing quality care to those living with epilepsy or seizure disorders. We offer evaluation, diagnostics, medical therapy, clinical trials, surgical intervention and ongoing support. As a Level IV Epilepsy Center accredited by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers -- and the only such center in Pinellas County -- our program also can offer a comprehensive evaluation for epilepsy surgery. We provide care for a broad range of seizure and epilepsy patients, including those with:
We also provide subspecialty care in other areas of epilepsy, including:
Advanced diagnostic technology provides our specialists with a detailed record of seizure activity and can help identify the area of the brain involved, allowing doctors to classify and determine the cause of the seizure or epilepsy. Our capabilities include:
Our team of specialists includes a neurologist specializing in epilepsy, a neurosurgeon, a neuropsychologist, EEG technologists, neuroscience nurses, speech pathologists and social workers. Our multidisciplinary treatment team also includes pharmacists, a neuroradiologist, a pathologist and a nuclear medicine specialist. The Bayfront Health St. Petersburg Epilepsy Center team works together to provide compassionate, seamless care and individualized treatment plans.
Our center is designed to provide care for all patients with epilepsy and seizure disorders. To schedule a consultation, please call our physician referral service at (844) 4BH-EPIL (424-3745).
When trauma happens, every minute counts. You need more than an emergency department, and you need it quickly. As a Level II Trauma Center, we have the capabilities to provide highly specialized, and swift, care for the most critical injuries, including traumatic head and spinal cord injuries. Our trauma care includes:
Patients recovering from traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries often require extensive rehabilitation therapy. Our brain injury unit, together with a nationally recognized rehabilitation program featuring both inpatient and outpatient services, provides patients with the support and care they need to successfully return to their home and their community.
Whether your surgical needs involve a minimally invasive procedure, such as micro-disc surgery, or more complex brain and spinal cord surgery, our board-certified neurosurgeons are highly trained and skilled in performing a wide variety of neurological procedures.
Whenever possible and appropriate, our surgeons opt for minimally invasive procedures, including stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) and inoperative monitoring to prevent damage during surgery. We also offer treatment of movement disorders, such as epilepsy surgery and deep brain stimulation for Parkinson’s disease.
At Bayfront Health St. Petersburg, we understand the challenges that can come with a neurological disorder or injury. We are here to care for our patients and their loved ones through diagnosis and treatment as well as the next steps of treatment and recovery. We offer a variety of support groups, including for stroke survivors and brain injury survivors. Support groups can empower patients and families with knowledge and resources needed for their continued recovery and let them know they are not alone.
Visit our Stroke Care page to learn more.
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