Department of Neurology

Department of Neurology

Renown Medical Center

The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine in partnership with Renown Health brings together the most advanced Institute for Neurosciences to the region. Chairman and Director of the Stroke Center, J. Ivan Lopez, M.D., FAAN, leads the neurology center to provide the most innovative therapy treatments to patients and to teach future physicians. The neurosciences team, consisting of five doctors and two advanced practice registered nurse, is dedicated to cutting-edge research aimed at advancing medicine and providing better treatment for neurological disorders while training residents and students on the most effective neurologic treatments and procedures.

Patients suffering from complex brain and nerve disorders including memory problems, stroke, migraines and epilepsy are given exceptional clinical care with the communication and support they need to improve their health. All of our doctors are skilled in treating neurological disorders and are the best resources to train and educate medical students, residents and fellows on revolutionary neuroscience medicine. Doctors educate students on how to exceed patient care expectations and to provide compassionate yet innovative medical support.

The physicians at the School of Medicine and Renown Health remain current on progressive research in the field of neurosciences and are continually developing new clinical trial treatment options. The Institute for Neurosciences is the only institute in Northern Nevada participating in clinical research. Neurology specialists have been active contributors to many exciting therapy developments including stroke prevention therapy, acute stroke therapy and Botox® for migraine prevention. For advanced medical attention to neurological disorders and innovative treatment options, seek the advice from the staff at the Institute for Neurosciences.