Neurology is the medical specialty focused on organic diseases of the nerves, excluding mental illness.
The main treated pathologies are: strokes, demyelinating diseases including multiple sclerosis, brain tumors, epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders, peripheral neuropathy, headaches, migraines, cognitive disorders and dementia. The department is among the best stroke centers in Paris.
Medical examinations performed in this department are: brain scan, cerebral and medullary magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), lumbar punctures, electroencephalograms, electromyograms, neuropsychological assessments and muscle and nerve biopsies.
The neurology and neurovascular department is headed by the Pr Mathieu Zuber and is composed of 13 physicians.
Neurology department head:
Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders