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About Baptist Health Neuroscience Center

The Baptist Health Neuroscience Center was established in 2001 to diagnose and treat patients with a variety of common and complex conditions affecting the brain, spine and nervous system. The Center's specialists are some of Miami-Dade's most experienced. They work as a team to treat patients at all Baptist Health hospital campuses and at our central facility, the Neuroscience Patient Care Center.

The Center is located on the second floor of the Victor E. Clarke Pavilion on the main hospital campus. It is a 48-bed inpatient unit with 12 of the 48 beds dedicated to caring for acute neuro-progressive care patients. The Neuroscience Patient Care Center is staffed by an experienced team of clinicians, including 17 Certified Neuroscience Registered Nurses, a unit-based hospitalist, unit-based Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners and Patient Outcome Facilitators.

What makes us unique?

Best Hospital Rankings: U.S. News & World Report ranked Baptist Health Neuroscience Center No. 1 in South Florida and in the top 10 percent of America’s best hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery.

Stroke Care Recognition: Baptist Health Neuroscience Center is accredited by The Joint Commission as a Comprehensive Stroke Center—the highest level of specialized stroke care. The Center also received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Achievement Award with Target: StrokeSM Honor Roll Elite Plus. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to providing the most appropriate stroke treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines grounded in the latest scientific evidence.

Stroke Treatment Performance: Baptist Health Neuroscience Center was ranked in the top 10 percent in the country for IV tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) door-to-needle time at 34 minutes, door-to-groin time at 73 minutes and door-to-reperfusion time at 100 minutes, a significant improvement from 143 minutes in 2015. These clot busting and clot removal procedures are the gold standards for treating clot-caused stroke.

Epilepsy Program Accreditation: Baptist Health Neuroscience Center’s epilepsy program is accredited by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers as a level 4 epilepsy center—the highest level possible. Our epilepsy program is one of only a few in the nation using the most advanced, integrated technology to evaluate and manage drug-resistant epilepsy.

We provide patients with a multidisciplinary approach to care through the following programs and services:

Programs and Services

  • Baptist Hospital Stroke Program
  • Center for Spine Care
  • Epilepsy Program
  • Neuroradiology Services
  • Neuroscience Imaging Diagnostic
  • Interventional Neuroradiology
  • Neurophysiology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Neuroscience Critical Care
  • Brain Tumor Program
  • Pain Management Program
  • 2014 Outcomes Report

















    The Baptist Difference

    To create the Baptist Health Neuroscience Center, we assembled a team of highly skilled medical professionals, invested in cutting-edge technology and focused on providing the most advanced techniques and treatments. Our affiliation with Baptist Health, the region's largest faith-based, not-for-profit healthcare organization, gives our patients access to a complete range of technology and hospital services.

    Click here to view our Awards and Recognitions.​​​​​