Neurology

Neurology at Southwest Health System

Going Further So You Don't Have To

Neurology is the branch of medicine that deals with the brain and nervous system. At Southwest Health System, we prioritize the needs of our patients. Our medical professionals are knowledgeable and experienced, with the same credentials and education as doctors in larger metropolitan areas. We believe in going further so that members of our community don't have to.

Southwest Health System is a comprehensive healthcare center-home to a broad range of services as well as highly-equipped facilities and leading medical experts. Our efforts have earned us numerous awards: in 2016, CareChex designated Southwest Regional Medical Center among the Top 10% in the State for Medical Excellence in the field of Neurological Care.

What Does Neurology Involve?

There are two aspects of the nervous system:

  • The central nervous system, which includes the brain and the spinal cord
  • The peripheral nervous system; which includes sensory receptors such as the epidermis, ears, and eyes

Neurological Disorders

Our neurology department leads in diagnosing and treatment of a broad number of disorders that affect the brain and nervous system. Our comprehensive evaluations provide you with the answers you are looking for; our advanced treatment options ensure you receive the care you need.

Examples of disorders that can affect the nervous system include:

  • Headache conditions
  • Cerebrovascular disease, including stroke
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Disorders affecting the spinal cord
  • Speech disorders
  • Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders
  • Alzheimer's disease, Lou Gehrig's disease / amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), and other neurodegenerative disorders
  • Brain / peripheral nervous system infections
  • Epilepsy and other disorders that cause seizures

Serving Mississippi Communities Since 1969

With Southwest Health System, you don't have to travel far for excellent care. We serve communities in Southwest Mississippi and Southeastern Louisiana, providing the gold standard in medical care for patients who would otherwise have to travel hours to receive high-quality healthcare. Schedule an appointment with a neurologist from Southwest Health System. If you have questions, contact our Mississippi hospital today.