Norton Neuroscience Institute

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A Louisville Leader in Neurological Care

Norton Neuroscience Institute’s neurologists and neurosurgeons have the expertise and tools to provide care tailored to your needs.

More patients from Louisville and Southern Indiana seek treatment from Norton Neuroscience Institute’s nationally recognized neurologists and neurosurgeons than any other providers in the area.

  • We have more than 75 medical, surgical and research specialists dedicated to providing innovative care to those with brain, spine and nervous system conditions.
  • We use advanced, minimally invasive neurosurgery equipment that can speed your recovery and can minimize pain.
  • Multidisciplinary clinics provide easy access to care for your neurological condition, with specialists in oncology, cardiology, orthopedics and behavioral health.
  • Norton Brownsboro Hospital is recognized as a Comprehensive Stroke Center by DNV Healthcare, representing the highest level of care.
  • The Joint Commission and American Stroke Association certified Norton Audubon Hospital and Norton Hospital as Primary Stroke Centers and Norton Women’s & Children’s Hospital as an Acute Stroke Ready Hospital.
  • All four of Norton Healthcare’s adult-service hospitals have been nationally recognized for their quality of advanced stroke care by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Get With the Guidelines – Stroke Quality Achievement Awards. Norton Brownsboro Hospital received Gold Plus designation, and the others received Silver designations.
  • Norton Neuroscience Institute Resource Center navigators help educate patients and their families about new diagnoses, available treatments and ways to manage their disease.
  • Norton Neuroscience Institute’s multiple sclerosis (MS) program has been designated a Center for Comprehensive MS Care by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
  •  We are listed on Becker’s Hospital Review as one of 100 great neurosurgery and spine programs.

Why choose
Norton Neuroscience Institute

“When patients choose Norton Neuroscience Institute, they are not just choosing their neurologists or their neurosurgeon. They are choosing a nationally recognized care team that collaborates together day in and day out to ensure our patients are getting the best and most innovative and advanced care for their neurological condition.”

Christopher B. Shields, M.D.
Chairman | Norton Neuroscience Institute

Neuroscience Treatments

Norton Neuroscience Institute’s distinguished neurologists and neurosurgeons treat a full range of brain, spinal cord and nervous system conditions.

Patient Support

Norton Neuroscience Institute Resource Center offers support and help to patients navigating their care plan.

Clinical Trials

Norton Neuroscience Institute is at the forefront of condition neuroscientific research.


Norton Neurosciences Institute has offices across Louisville and Southern Indiana — from Corydon, Indiana, to Shelbyville, Kentucky.

Clinical Trials

(502) 629-3500

Norton Neuroscience Institute is at the forefront of condition neuroscientific research. As investigators on numerous trials, our specialist physicians have unparalleled experience with many innovative treatments once they are approved for broad use. Patients also may be eligible to take part in these experimental neuroscientific treatments. Norton Neuroscience Institute researchers also contribute to groundbreaking studies and other publications in peer-reviewed journals.


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