With an Emphasis on Expertise
From a simple flick of your wrist to thinking about your deepest dreams, your nervous system controls everything, without you even realizing. But when you experience symptoms of a neurological disorder, like persistent headaches, a new tremor, or a sudden seizure, you notice. For those moments, count on us.
The neurological team at AdventHealth Tampa, formerly Florida Hospital Tampa, is skilled at caring for every nerve in your nervous system with a whole-person approach. Our elite Brain and Spine Institute brings together the specialized neurological expertise from a range of Tampa Bay area facilities to one comprehensive center of care that includes some of the leading experts, technologies, and treatment options for neurological disorders. For the system that controls your whole body, trust a team that cares for the whole person.
Combined for a unique approach to Brain and Spine Care
- Clinical Expertise. Comprehensive Care. One Trusted Source.
For your body’s most complex system, you need a team of collaborative specialists to take your hand and give you peace of mind. That’s us. We’ll take a comprehensive approach to your care, striving each day to strengthen your body, mind, and spirit.
The Florida Hospital Tampa Brain & Spine Institute brings state-of-the-art advances in neurological, neurovascular, and neurosurgical treatment to the Tampa Bay area. We specialize in disorders and injuries of the head, neck, brain, and spine using the latest technology and procedures, including minimally invasive techniques not available at many hospitals.
Our experienced team of professionals, including neurologists, nurses, neurosurgeons, neurointensivists, and other specialists, will always work together to give you the best neurological care. Lean on us to explain every step, answer every question, and hold your hand when you feel concerned. And beyond just working to heal your body, we take special care to give you extra tools like support groups, educational resources, and rehabilitation to nurture your mind and spirit.
- Leading Neurodiagnostic Screening for Personalized Care
When something feels off in your brain or nerves, you want answers. We’re here to provide them, quickly and accurately. The Neurodiagnostic Services Department at AdventHealth Tampa, formerly Florida Hospital Tampa, is accredited by the American Board of Registered Electroencephalographic Technologists (ABRET), serving the greater Tampa Bay area with some of the best diagnostic technology and compassionate, whole-person care. Our team is specialized in efficiently diagnosing neurological disorders or problems at the earliest stages, using both invasive and non-invasive procedures. We’ll start your care by gathering a complete picture of your wellness. We’ll talk to you and your family, assess your symptoms, and combine this information with one or multiple tests, including:
- CT Scans
- Electroencephalograms (EEG)
- Evoked Potential (EP) Tests
- Video Long-Term Epilepsy Monitoring
- Language and Memory Testing via WADA or ISAP
- Nerve Conduction Studies (NCS)
- Leading Neurological Treatments. Better Outcomes.
When the resilience of the human spirit is matched with advanced medical expertise, the results can be incredible. That’s our mission. Whether you’re experiencing a neurological emergency or were diagnosed with a long-term condition, trust us to give you the best non-invasive and surgical care possible. We do this by providing comprehensive care at our Brain and Spine Institute, hand-picking only the leaders in neurology, and striving for the most advanced treatment technologies like cranial navigation systems and specialized neurosurgical microscopes.
Our dedication is rewarded. We’re proud to be one of Tampa’s few AHCA accredited Comprehensive Stroke Centers, and our epilepsy treatment program is accredited by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers. We offer patients a range of some of the best therapies and treatments for neurological disorders, including:
- Biplane Neuroangiography Technology – Uses 3D high definition images during procedures
- Neurocritical Care
- Neurointerventional Radiology – Minimally invasive techniques for treating stroke, cerebral aneurysm, and other cerebrovascular disorders
- Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS)
In an effort to better care for you or your loved one in the event of a neurological disease, illness, or emergency, we'll pair you with a neurocritical care expert to help coordinate your neurological and medical teams. We'll be sure to work together and care for you with your best interests at heart. Whatever your neurological disorder treatment plan, feel confident knowing we’ll be alongside you for every test, every therapy, and every victory.
- Neurological Rehabilitation to Help You Heal
An unexpected neurological event or condition, like a stroke, can put a pause on your life’s plans. We want to help you resume your life and move speedily forward again. That’s why we we aim to stick by your side at every juncture. We start with our comprehensive rehabilitation program that features both a sleek Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit to provide with immediate post-surgery care and a comforting Outpatient Therapy Center to guide you long into your journey.
Our gold-standard, in-patient facility features an unique Independence Square to help retrain your body for tasks of daily living, such as getting out of a car, making the bed, and shopping for groceries.
Better Support for Better Health
In the journey to better neurologic health, the path is not always clear. We’re here to help you take the next step in your care. Our multidisciplinary team helps you find the right medical support, local resources, and spiritual care you need to feel more confident and more in control. Let us help guide and support you as you enjoy a better quality of life, more-compassionate support, and a higher level of expert care.