Nervous System Specialists

Brain and spine conditions require focus, experience and a team of specialists. At Sanford Health, we have brain and spine specialists at locations throughout North Dakota, South Dakota and Minnesota.

You’ll work with experts — from neurologists, neuropsychologists and neurosurgeons to pain management specialists and more. Our brain and spine team focuses on finding the right treatment for you. 


Why Choose Sanford Health for Neurological Conditions?

At Sanford Health, you’ll find:

  • Intensive care: In our neurocritical care intensive care units (neuro ICUs), you will find expert doctors and nurses. Our providers are devoted to careful monitoring and effective treatment for patients with severe brain and spine conditions. 

  • Comprehensive neurology care: We have the Dakotas’ largest team of neurologists. They offer expert care for neurological conditions, including movement disorders, sleep disorders and more.

  • Support services: When you’re treated for a brain or spine condition, you often need to see many different specialists. Our nurse case managers work with you and your family to make scheduling appointments and managing treatment easier. Social workers can also connect you with needed resources, such as financial assistance or counseling. Chaplains provide spiritual care to people of all religions. 

  • Convenience: We want treatment to be as easy for you as possible. We work with doctors in community hospitals to help patients get care closer to where they live, whenever possible.


Treatment for the Most Serious Conditions

Several of our locations provide treatment for the most severe brain and spinal cord trauma and strokes:

  • Certified trauma care: Sanford Medical Center Fargo is a Level I trauma center, ready at any hour to treat patients with severe brain or spinal cord injuries.

  • Designated stroke center: Sanford Medical Center Fargo and Sanford USD Medical Center are among a select group of hospitals in the U.S. designated as Comprehensive Stroke Centers. They are the only designated stroke centers in their respective states. These locations offer lifesaving treatment for the most serious stroke cases.

When you’re referred to us, we will coordinate your care. Our team approach ensures you see the specialists you need, especially for complex issues.


Find a Brain and Spine Location

Our brain and spine doctors practice throughout the Dakotas and Minnesota. Schedule an appointment with one of our nervous system specialists today. 

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