When you need help for a disorder or injury of the brain, spine or nerves, the quality of your healthcare takes on new significance. at Overland Park Regional Medical Center, you'll be in the most capable hands from multiple specialties. You need access to advanced technology and techniques, and care that is compassionate, convenient and coordinated.
You’ll have access to a team of specialists, as well as specially trained clinical and support staff, including:
- Neurologists and neurosurgeons. These doctors have extensive training and experience in diagnosing, treating and managing neurological disorders.
- Neuroradiologists. These specialists in different kinds of imaging of the brain, spine and neurovascular system can help identify blood clots, tumors and other problems. They also help the team see nerves and other structures during some kinds of surgery and treatment.
- Physiatrists. Also called physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R) doctors, these specialists treat conditions of the brain, spinal cord, nerves, bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, and tendons.
- Advanced practice nurses (APNs). These registered nurses have completed additional education and training in a specialty, and can act as primary care providers and write prescriptions.
- Physician assistants. These professionals have advanced training and support the team in conducting examinations, developing treatment plans, making rounds and more. They assist in surgery and may talk to you about preventive care, what to expect after treatment and what to do at home.
The team works together and discusses patient cases, tapping multidisciplinary expertise to speed an accurate diagnosis and create a treatment and management plan just for you. With advanced techniques and technology, we can offer treatment options specific to your needs and preferences. And with access to all the resources of HCA Midwest Health, you can get all the services and care you need after surgery or other treatment and as you continue to recover.
Talk to Your Doctor
In most cases, you’ll need a referral from your primary care physician to make an appointment for neuroscience care at our hospitals. Talk to your doctor about it and ask for a referral for the services and location you need.