Brain Health Center
Brain Health Centers & Programs
- Adult Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Program
The program offers adult patients and their providers’ access to the latest practices in care for a full range of psychiatric problems. Treatment of anxiety and mood disorders is a specialization of this program.
- ALS Center — Patients and families with ALS and related disorders can receive multidisciplinary care at the Emory ALS Center, one of the largest clinical centers for ALS in the United States.
- Alzheimer's Disease Research Center (ADRC) — As the only National Institutes of Health designated ADRC in the Southeast, the ADRC offers clinical research opportunities and is a vital source of training and education for the community and other professionals.
- Autism Center — The Emory Autism Center is a national model for diagnosis, family support and innovative treatment, as well as a vital source of professional training.
- Brain Tumor Program — Collaborating with oncologists at the Emory Winship Cancer Institute, Emory neurosurgeons perform procedures for nervous system and brain tumors, as well as the neurological complications of cancer.
- Child, Adolescent and Young Adult Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
This program provides evaluation and treatment to children, adolescents and young adults with emotional and behavioral problems.
- Child and Adolescent Mood (CAMP) Program — Children and adolescents with mental health difficulties will benefit from this interdisciplinary clinical research program, which aims to provide and improve best practices.
- Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology Program — This program specializes in treating patients with memory loss, dementia, and cognitive dysfunction and has several ongoing research projects focused on Alzheimer's disease, management of behavioral and psychotic symptoms, dementia associated with movement disorders and more.
- Epilepsy Center — Both adult and pediatric epilepsy patients can receive diagnostic services, therapy, and surgical treatment from a team of specially trained neurosurgeons and neurologists (epileptologists).
- Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Program — This program provides training and education for the prevention of prenatal exposure to alcohol and drugs. In addition, children and families affected by fetal alcohol syndrome receive helpful services.
- Fuqua Center for Late Life Depression — This program offers elderly adults access to treatment for depression and provides education to improve public awareness and understanding of elder patient depression.
- General Neurology — Patients with all aspects of neurological difficulties receive comprehensive, efficient and compassionate neurology care. Individuals with a need for more specialized care, will be guided to other physicians within the Emory Clinic.
- Geriatric Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences— Emory’s Geriatric Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences specializes in providing psychiatric care to geriatric patients who are experiencing depression, anxiety and other psychiatric illnesses.
- Inpatient Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences — Individuals who are experiencing acute distress associated with behavioral health diagnoses can receive compassionate and caring inpatient treatment services at Emory University Hospital at Wesley Woods.
- Integrated Memory Care Clinic —This program addresses an individual’s primary and dementia care needs in the same location in order to promote optimal physical, mental, emotional and spiritual well-being of both patients and their families.
- Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) —Patients who have already received inpatient therapy and those who have not may benefit from the intensive outpatient program. This option enables you to receive high-level treatment, including individual, group or couples therapy, on a structured, routine outpatient basis.
- Movement Disorders Program — Emory is home to a leading treatment and research center for the spectrum of movement disorders, including Parkinson's disease, dystonia, essential tremor, Huntington's disease and Tourette's syndrome.
- Neuro Critical Care Division — Patients with the most complex and critical brain conditions receive advanced treatments in the neuro critical care division.
- Neurohospitalists Division — Patients with brain conditions can receive advanced care and treatment in a hospital setting from the neurohospitalists division.
- Neuroimmunology Division — Home to the Multiple Sclerosis Clinic, offering specialized expertise in the treatment of Multiple Sclerosis and a full line of MS treatment therapies.
- Neuromuscular Division — Physicians, nurses and technical staff focus on the diagnosis and treatment of people with diseases of peripheral nerves, muscles and the neuromuscular junction. Neuromuscular diseases include peripheral neuropathies, Guillain-Barre syndrome, myasthenia gravis, the muscular dystrophies, and ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease).
- Neuropsychology Division — Neurological conditions can dramatically affect the emotional and behavioral functioning of the brain. Patients with sudden, chronic, or catastrophic neurological conditions can have significant and lasting problems adjusting to the condition and any resulting disablement.
- Neuro Rehabilitation Program — This interdisciplinary program provides collaborative activities across a number of Atlanta-area institutions including the Atlanta VAMC and the Shepherd Center.
- Neurosurgical Division — This world-class neurosurgical center specializes in stroke, brain tumors, epilepsy, pituitary tumors and other neurological disorders, as well as trauma of the head, spinal cord and nerves. World-renowned neurosurgeons, neuro-intensivists, neuroradiologists and specialized medical staff collaborate at every step of patient care, so that from referral and diagnosis to treatment and recovery, patients receive comprehensive, individualized care.
- Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP) — Patients making the transition from inpatient to outpatient care benefit from the partial hospitalization program which offers outpatient services in the hospital setting.
- Pituitary Center — Patients with pituitary adenomas (tumors) and other conditions associated with the pituitary gland receive expert diagnosis and treatment from a multidisciplinary team of physicians.
- Sleep Center — Emory is home to one of the country's leading diagnosis and treatment centers for all forms of sleep disorders, including insomnia, sleep apnea, restless legs syndrome (RLS), periodic limb movements (PLM), narcolepsy, sleep maintenance and parasomnia.
- Stroke Centers — For patients suffering from stroke, Emory’s certified Comprehensive (EUH) and Primary (EUHM, ESJH, EJCH) stroke centers are dedicated to fostering better outcomes for stroke care by providing rapid response in diagnosis and treatment.
- Treatment Resistant Depression Program — This consultation and referral service offers comprehensive evaluations for people who have complex and difficult-to-treat disorders. Patients are provided with an in-depth psychiatric consultation, including an extensive review of previous records, and detailed treatment recommendations.
- Vestibular Division — This division of neurology specializes in treating patients with dizziness, vertigo and balance disorders.
- Veterans Program — For patients suffering from invisible wounds of war for post 9/11 veterans in the Southeastern U.S., the veterans program provides culturally sensitive clinical care and treatment.
- Women’s Mental Health Program — Women dealing with mental illness, including during pregnancy, the postpartum period and breast-feeding, can receive diagnosis and compassionate care.
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