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Center for Neuromodulation

Neuromodulation: modulation of a function within the nervous system by the application of an electrical stimuli or the introduction of chemical substances.

The University of Rochester Medical Center is the only institution in the region able to provide state of the art treatment for neurological conditions considered medically intractable, such as Parkinson’s and Neuropathic pain conditions.

Our center, composed of Neurosurgeons and Pain Medicine experts are highly trained on interventions such as DBS (Deep Brain Stimulation), Spinal Cord Stimulation, Dorsal Ganglia Stimulation as well as Intrathecal Infusion Therapy.

Why Choose URMC Neurosurgery?

The Center for Neuromodulation at URMC combines expertise of national clinical and thought leaders in the medical treatment of movement disorders and associated pain syndromes, with surgical procedures available in few areas of the country.

Our comprehensive treatment plans guide patients from diagnosis to rehabilitation. URMC’s holistic patient centered care ensures that our team works together to tailor treatments for specific needs of patients.

The Center is actively pursuing research in the field of Neuromodulation, in particular SCS for failed back surgery syndrome and other neuropathies.