The Neurology Department at the Miami VA Healthcare System is the busiest neurology department among the VA hospitals in the area of Florida and the Caribbean with a total of 8138 outpatient visits for fiscal year 07. We provide efficient and high quality neurological care to patients in the outpatient clinics, emergency room, and the surgical , intensive care, psychiatric, and extended care wards of the Medical Center. The entire spectrum of neurological diseases are seen including patients with strokes, brain tumors, peripheral nerve and muscle disease, multiple sclerosis, dementia, headache, movement disorders, traumatic brain injury and epilepsy. The complexity and severity of the disease processes cared for by the Neurology Service varies from simple and straightforward to the most complex and sophisticated.
The Department of Neurology at the Miami VA Healthcare System has an inpatient ward service, a four bed sleep laboratory and an EEG laboratory with capacity for inpatient video-EEG telemetry unit. We also provide neurology telehealth services to Monroe and Broward counties.