Norton Neuroscience Institute Programs

Neurosurgery and Neurology Expertise Close to Home

More people in Louisville and Southern Indiana entrust care of their nervous system to Norton Neuroscience Institute than anyone else in the area.

Norton Neuroscience Institute specialists have advanced training and experience treating a comprehensive range of conditions affecting the brain, spinal cord and the rest of the nervous system. In addition to offering specialized care, we’ve established several centers that bring together the varied viewpoints of multiple specialties to provide the best possible care.

Brain Tumor Center:  A collaboration of Norton Neuroscience Institute and Norton Cancer Institute, the Brain Tumor Center uses a multidisciplinary approach so the viewpoints of all the specialists whose skill and experience can improve your condition are heard.

Comprehensive Stroke Center: With Norton Brownsboro Hospital at its core, the Louisville area’s most comprehensive stroke care network is ready around the clock to deliver lifesaving and brain-saving care when seconds count.

Memory Center: The Norton Neuroscience Institute Memory Center provides evaluation and care for patients with symptoms of memory loss, which can include trouble learning new things, concentrating or making decisions that affect their everyday life. Our high-quality, family- and patient-centered care for memory disorders can transform lives.

Norton Neuroscience Institute Resource Centers: The Norton Neuroscience Institute Resource Centers located on the Norton Brownsboro Hospital campus and on the Norton Healthcare – St. Matthews campus provide help with the day-to-day challenges of living with a neurological condition.

Care That’s Focused on You

It’s part of Norton Neuroscience Institute’s goal to care for the whole person, not just the condition.

  • Norton Neuroscience Institute Resource Centers offer ways to improve your access to care, provide valuable information on managing your disease and address your quality of life issues. The Norton Healthcare Foundation funds this important service, so patients don’t need to pay.
  • Dedicated patient navigators provide assistance securing transportation to and from Norton Healthcare facilities, schedule follow-up appointments, coordinate prescription assistance, create customized diet plans and provide guidance on disability benefits, housing, financial and employment concerns and more.
  • Patients can access support groups, exercise classes and other educational events to connect with others and learn how to make the most of life while managing a neurological condition. 
  • Access an on-demand video library of educational content across a variety of condition related topics is available.
  • We want to help prevent illness. Get help quitting smoking and learn the signs of stroke.
  • Communicate with your provider, manage appointments, refill prescriptions and more anytime from a computer or mobile device with a free MyNortonChart account.

A Louisville Leader in Neurological Care

More patients from Louisville and Southern Indiana seek their neurology and neurosurgery care from Norton Neuroscience Institute’s nationally recognized specialists than any other providers in the area.

Your Norton Neuroscience Institute medical provider has the expertise, experience, diagnostic tools and sophisticated treatments to provide care tailored to your needs.

  • More than 75 medical, surgical and research specialists are dedicated to providing innovative care to those with brain, spine and nervous system conditions.
  • Advanced, minimally invasive neurosurgery equipment can speed your recovery and minimize pain.
  • Multidisciplinary clinics provide easy access to care in one convenient appointment for your neurological condition, with specialists in oncology, cardiology, orthopedics and behavioral health.
  • Norton Healthcare’s four adult service hospitals in Louisville are certified by DNV Healthcare, representing the highest level of stroke care.
    • Norton Brownsboro Hospital is recognized as a Comprehensive Stroke Center.
    • Norton Audubon Hospital and Norton Hospital are Primary Stroke Centers.
    • Norton Women’s & Children’s Hospital is an Acute Stroke Ready Hospital.
  • Norton Neuroscience Institute’s multiple sclerosis (MS) program has been designated a Center for Comprehensive MS Care by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
  • The National Association of Epilepsy Centers has recognized Norton Neuroscience Institute as a Level 4 Epilepsy Center, providing the highest level of medical and surgical evaluation and treatment for patients with complex epilepsy.
  • Norton Neuroscience Institute Resource Center navigators help educate patients and their families about new diagnoses, available treatments and ways to manage their disease.
  • We are listed by Becker’s Hospital Review as one of 100 great neurosurgery and spine programs.

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