2015 PHYSICIAN REFERRAL GUIDE

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<ul><li><p>UH NEUROLOGICAL INSTITUTE</p><p>2015PHYSICIAN REFERRAL GUIDE</p><p>University Hospitals Case Medical Center is the primary affiliate of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine</p></li><li><p>UHhospitals.org/Neuro UH Neurological Institute | 32 | University Hospitals 216-844-2724</p><p>Through a dedicated multidisciplinary team of skilled specialists </p><p>with access to leading-edge technologies, facilities and </p><p>research, the institute delivers premier care for the full range </p><p>of neurological disorders. From minor management of </p><p>common disorders to the most advanced treatments </p><p>and surgeries, no case is too complex.</p><p>University Hospitals neuroscience specialists are available to </p><p>you as a resource for second opinions or to consult or operate </p><p>on complex diseases. By referring patients into the University </p><p>Hospitals Neurological Institute, you can count on unparalleled </p><p>communication keeping you informed on your patients </p><p>progress, and returning them to your practice for ongoing </p><p>care and follow-up. With personalized treatment plans from </p><p>specialists in any of our 15 Centers of Excellence, patients may </p><p>also receive care from our nationally recognized colleagues at </p><p>University Hospitals Rainbow Babies &amp; Childrens Hospital and </p><p>University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center.</p><p>Centers of Excellence Include:Brain Health &amp; Memory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7</p><p>Brain Tumor &amp; Neuro-Oncology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10</p><p>Community Neurology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16</p><p>Comprehensive Stroke . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18</p><p>Epilepsy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22</p><p>Functional &amp; Restorative Neurosurgery . . . . . . . . . . . . 26</p><p>Music &amp; Medicine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28</p><p>Neurocritical Care . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30</p><p>Neurological &amp; Behavioral Outcomes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32</p><p>Neuromuscular . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33</p><p>Neuropsychiatry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36</p><p>Neuroscience Nursing Practice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39</p><p>Parkinsons &amp; Movement Disorders . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40</p><p>Spinal Neurosurgery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42</p><p>Traumatic Brain Injury . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44</p><p>Recognized by U.S. News &amp; World Report </p><p>as one of the nations finest neuroscience </p><p>programs, University Hospitals </p><p>Neurological Institute is Northeast Ohios </p><p>first designated neurological institute </p><p>providing integrated and comprehensive </p><p>care for patients with diseases affecting </p><p>the nervous system. The institute </p><p>comprises 15 Centers of Excellence, </p><p>which bring together some of the </p><p>countrys foremost experts in neurology, </p><p>neurosurgery, neuroradiology, </p><p>neuro-oncology, neuro-ophthalmology, </p><p>neurotology, neuropathology, </p><p>neuropsychology, neuropsychiatry </p><p>and related specialties.</p><p>Adult Neurology and Neurosurgery ReferralsTo refer an adult patient, please call 216-844-2724</p><p>24/7 Transfers and Urgent ConsultationsFor quick, efficient transfers and 24/7 consultation with attending physicians, please call the UH Transfer Referral Center at 216-844-1111 or 1-800-421-9199</p><p>Physician Advice LineFor free advice from our nationally renowned neurosurgery specialists, please call 216-844-1001</p><p>Immediate Access AvailableThe UH Neurological Institute offers triage services and same-day/next-day availability for patients with urgent needs. When you call 216-844-2724 to refer a patient, please identify the level of urgency so that we can best accommodate you and your patient.</p><p>Same-Day EMG ServicesTo schedule a same-day EMG, please call 216-844-1923</p><p>Urgent Access or Concerns with Neurology and Neurosurgery Access8 a.m. 5 p.m. M F</p><p>Tracy Grushcrow Office: 216-844-3418Interim Practice Manager Page: 32393</p><p>All Other Times for Neurosurgery Access</p><p>Warren Selman, MD Office: 216-844-5745Chairman Page: 35047 Cell: 216-308-3035 </p><p>Nicholas Bambakidis, MD Office: 216-844-8758Vice Chair Clinical Affairs Page: 37758 Cell: 216-339-4061</p><p>Pediatric Neurosurgery ReferralsTo refer a pediatric patient, please call 216-844-PEDS (216-844-7337)</p><p>Pediatric Advice LineFor advice from our leading pediatric specialists, please call 216-UH4-ADOC (216-844-2362)</p><p>PHYSICIAN RESOURCES</p></li><li><p>UHhospitals.org/Neuro UH Neurological Institute | 54 | University Hospitals 216-844-2724</p><p>Warren R. Selman, MDDirector, UH Neurological InstituteChairman, Department of Neurological Surgery Chief of Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, UH Rainbow Babies &amp; Childrens HospitalOffice Phone: 216-844-5745Appointment Phone: 216-844-2724</p><p>Anthony J. Furlan, MDCo-Director, UH Neurological InstituteChairman, Department of Neurology Office Phone: 216-844-3193Appointment Phone: 216-844-2724</p><p>Rebecca Kahl, MBAInterim Director, Neurological InstituteOffice Phone: 216-844-8598</p><p>Michael A. DeGeorgia, MDDirector, Music &amp; Medicine and Neurocritical Care Centers Office Phone: 216-844-1552Appointment Phone: 216-844-2724</p><p>Seth Alan Hoffer, MDDirector, Traumatic Brain Injury CenterOffice Phone: 216-844-5744Appointment Phone: 216-844-2724</p><p>Bashar Katirji, MDDirector, Neuromuscular Center Office Phone: 216-844-4854Appointment Phone: 216-844-2724</p><p>Alan J. Lerner, MDDirector, Brain Health &amp; Memory Center Office Phone: 216-464-6412Appointment Phone: 216-464-6445</p><p>Samden Lhatoo, MDDirector, Epilepsy CenterOffice Phone: 216-844-5855Appointment Phone: 216-844-2724</p><p>Joseph A. Locala, MDDirector, Neuropsychiatry CenterOffice Phone: 216-844-2400Appointment Phone: 216-844-2400</p><p>Jonathan Miller, MDDirector, Functional &amp; Restorative Neurosurgery CenterOffice Phone: 216-844-3470</p><p>Robert J. Ronis, MD, MPHAssociate Director, UH Neurological InstituteChairman, Department of Psychiatry Office Phone: 216-844-3883Appointment Phone: 216-844-3883</p><p>Martha Sajatovic, MDDirector, Neurological &amp; Behavioral Outcomes Center Office Phone: 216-368-7572, 216-844-2808Appointment Phone: 216-844-2400</p><p>Cathy A. Sila, MDDirector, Comprehensive Stroke Center Office Phone: 216-844-8934Appointment Phone: 216-844-2724</p><p>Andrew E. Sloan, MDDirector, Brain Tumor &amp; Neuro-Oncology Center Office Phone: 216-844-6054Appointment Phone: 216-844-2724</p><p>Erin Supan, RNDirector, Neuroscience Nursing Practice Center Office Phone: 216-844-2413</p><p>Robert W. Tarr, MDAssociate Director, UH Neurological InstituteSection Chief, Department of Neuroradiology Office Phone: 216-844-5722</p><p>Benjamin Walter, MDDirector, Parkinsons &amp; Movement Disorders Center Office Phone: 216-844-8285Appointment Phone: 216-844-2724</p><p>LEADERSHIP</p><p>UH Case Medical Center is internationally renowned for its </p><p>innovations in healing and discovery. In addition to providing </p><p>state-of-the-art care for patients with neurological diseases, </p><p>the UH Neurological Institute educates medical students, </p><p>neurology residents and fellows in neurology subspecialties. </p><p>Nationally RecognizedThe University Hospitals Neurological Institute is nationally recognized as one of the premier neuroscience and neurosurgery programs in the country.</p><p>In 2014, U.S. News &amp; World Report ranked UH Case Medical Center as one of the nations best neurology and neurosurgery programs.</p><p>Additionally, after studying multidisciplinary institutes at academic medical centers to describe their operations and assess their impact on performance, University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC) proclaimed the UH Neurological Institute model as the industry benchmark, calling it a model of interdepartmental collaboration, enhancing value across the clinical, educational and research missions.</p><p>Leading Innovations: First in the world to test the diaphragm pacing stimulation system </p><p>on patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) First in North America to perform deep brain stimulation of the </p><p>thalamus to successfully treat symptoms of Tourettes syndrome One of only six hospital centers in the world experienced in using </p><p>AutoLITT for minimally invasive brain tumor surgery First in Ohio to offer both Gamma Knife and CyberKnife in our </p><p>Stereotactic Radiosurgery suite Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit is one of only 25 centers in the </p><p>nation offering fellowships in neurocritical care One of Ohios first physician-led Brain Attack programs </p><p>now one of the largest in the nation with 24/7 availability for emergency transfers</p><p> One of only 25 centers in the United States offering surgical therapy for dystonia</p><p> First comprehensive pediatric autonomic lab in the country Only program in the United States that offers multiple </p><p>hippocampal transections for the treatment of epilepsy</p><p>National Recognitions: UH Neurological Institute: Received the Gold Center of Excellence </p><p>recognition from NeuStrategy, Inc. for spine, neurovascular stroke, cranial tumor and neuromodulation neurosurgery.</p><p> UH Case Medical Center: Recognized by Beckers Hospital Review as one of the 100 Top Neurosurgery and Spine programs.</p><p> UH Case Medical Center: Awarded Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification. This is the highest available designation from The Joint Commission.</p><p> Certified Primary Stroke Center: Awarded to UH Ahuja Medical Center, UH Geauga Medical Center, UH Bedford and Richmond Medical Centers, campuses of UH Regional Hospitals, UH Parma Medical Center, St. John Medical Center and Southwest General Health Center.</p><p> Epilepsy Center: Designated as a Level IV Epilepsy Center the highest designation available by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers. The Epilepsy Center also received accreditation for both its epilepsy and clinical neurophysiology fellowships.</p><p> Annual Performance Achievement Award for Stroke: Awarded by the American Heart Association</p><p> University Hospitals Case Medical Center, the only major teaching hospital in Ohio to be recognized by Thomson Reuters 100 Top Hospitals</p><p> Beacon Award for Critical Care Excellence Leapfrog Top 50 Hospitals Magnet Status for Nursing</p><p>INNOVATIONS IN CARING</p></li><li><p>UHhospitals.org/Neuro UH Neurological Institute | 76 | University Hospitals 216-844-2724</p><p>Novel ResearchThe commitment to exceptional patient care begins with revolutionary discovery. University Hospitals Case Medical Center is the primary affiliate of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, a national leader in medical research and education and consistently ranked among the top research medical schools in the country by U.S. News &amp; World Report. Through their faculty appointments at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, physicians at UH Case Medical Center are advancing medical care through innovative clinical research and discovery that bring the latest treatment options to patients.</p><p>University Hospitals Case Medical Center and the UH Neurological Institute offer a depth of care and scope of services that no other medical center in Ohio can deliver. As the primary affiliate of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, University Hospitals Case Medical Center has unparalleled access to top talent, emerging technologies and therapies, and unequaled clinical research resources.</p><p>All National Institutes of Health funding for basic and clinical research is awarded to the School of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University.</p><p>Physician Advice LineYoure just one phone call away from some of the finest neurological specialists and surgeons in the country. Receive immediate decision-making advice from the UH Neurological Institute team of experts by calling 216-844-1001.</p><p>Physician CommunicationThe model for interaction with physicians who refer to the UH Neurological Institute emphasizes communication and mutual respect. We ensure continuity of care from referring physician to specialist by providing prompt communication after each patient visit and carefully coordinated perioperative management. To refer a patient, call 216-844-2724.</p><p>24-Hour Rapid ReferralCall 216-844-2724 and your patient will be scheduled within 24 hours for an appointment with one of our neurological specialists.</p><p>BRAIN HEALTH &amp; MEMORY CENTER</p><p>UH Neurological Institutes Brain Health &amp; Memory </p><p>Center has internationally recognized experts who devote </p><p>themselves to caring not only for patients, but their families </p><p>too. Through an interdisciplinary and longitudinal approach, </p><p>treatment processes help maintain cognitive, physical </p><p>and emotional fitness, as well as a measure of stability </p><p>and reassurance. Programs for community and caregiver </p><p>education, quality of care giving and risk factors for memory </p><p>loss have been a center priority.</p><p>Conditions treated: Alzheimers disease</p><p> Mild cognitive impairment</p><p> Frontotemporal dementia</p><p> Parkinsons disease dementia</p><p> Dementia with Lewy bodies</p><p> Adult Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder</p><p> Trisomy 21 (Down syndrome)</p><p> Vascular dementia</p><p> Normal pressure hydrocephalus</p><p> Huntingtons disease</p><p> Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease</p><p>InnovationsThe Brain Health &amp; Memory Center has established an interdisciplinary care model that has been adopted by neurological institutes nationwide. It has been a leader for research in Alzheimers disease and has contributed to studies of the natural history, genetics and behavioral aspects of Alzheimers disease. </p><p>Surgical solutions: Ventriculo-Peritoneal Shunting For individuals diagnosed with </p><p>normal pressure hydrocephalus.</p><p>Patients and their families benefit from staff expertise and resources in the following areas:</p><p> Neurology Pharmacy</p><p> Geriatrics Neuropsychiatry</p><p> Social work Neuropsychology</p><p> Pathology Geropsychiatry</p><p> Nursing Speech Pathology</p><p> Radiology </p><p>Current clinical trialsOver the past two decades, our physicians have emerged as leaders in Alzheimers disease evaluation and genetic studies. Clinical trials are ongoing to determine the safety and efficacy of pharmaceutical alternatives, including:</p><p>Studies change frequently; the following are those we are currently recruiting for:</p><p> The Alzheimers Disease Neuroimaging Initiative (ADNI). The purpose of this study is to build upon the information obtained in the original Alzheimers Disease Neuroimaging Initiative (ADNI1) and ADNI-GO (Grand Opportunity; a study funded through an NIH grant under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act), to examine how brain imaging technology can be used with other tests to measure the progression of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and early Alzheimers disease (AD). ADNI2 seeks to inform the neuroscience of AD. This information will aid in the early detection of AD, and in measuring the effectiveness of treatments in future clinical trials.</p><p> Cataract removal and Alzheimers disease. The investigators have designed this study to determine whether or not cataract removal will improve the AD patients quality of life, vision and cognition.</p><p> A Phase III double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized, parallel group, 12-month safety and efficacy trial of Leuco-methylthioninium bis (hydromethanesulfonate) in subjects with Behavior...</p></li></ul>