Look to the skilled neurologists of Montage Health for complete, specialized care of your nervous system.
What’s a neurologist?
A neurologist diagnoses and treats brain, spine, and nerve problems. Our doctors are members of Montage Medical Group and serve on the medical staff of Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula.
Nervous system conditions
Find professional support to address common and complex neurological disorders:
- Alzheimer’s and dementia
- Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), or Lou Gehrig’s disease
- Back and neck pain due to a herniated disc or other condition
- Brain or spinal cord injury, including traumatic brain injury (TBI) or concussion
- Brain tumor or other tumors of the nervous system, which may be benign (non-cancerous) or malignant (cancerous)
- Chiari malformation
- Epilepsy and seizures
- Migraines and headaches, including tension and stress headaches
- Multiple sclerosis (MS)
- Muscular dystrophy
- Parkinson’s disease
Get emergency help
Call 911 or go to the Emergency department if you have symptoms of a neurologic emergency:
- Blurred vision or sensitivity to light
- Confusion, dizziness, or loss of consciousness (passing out)
- Nausea and vomiting
- Numbness or weakness of one side of the body
- Sudden or severe headache
- Trouble speaking or understanding
Your doctor may do certain tests to diagnose or monitor your condition or plan your treatment. You may receive:
- Imaging scans, such as a CT or MRI scan
- Neurophysiologic testing, which checks how well your nervous system and muscles work
Your care plan may include:
Personalized pediatric care
If your child has a neurologic condition, you can stay near your home in Monterey County for high-quality care. Count on your child’s pediatric neurologist to tailor your child’s treatment plan to their needs.
If you or a loved one have a stroke or brain injury, feel confident you’re in the right place for advanced care. We hold:
- Certification as a Primary Stroke Center from the Joint Commission
- Specialty accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation (CARF) for stroke and brain injury care and inpatient rehabilitation
These certifications mean our expert team follows the latest, most effective practices to quickly identify and treat your condition. In the days and weeks after your stroke or brain injury, you’ll receive well-rounded support to put you on the road to recovery.