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MUSC Health Neurosciences

MUSC Health Neurosciences offers the most advanced treatment and cutting-edge therapies available for patients of all ages with diseases of the nervous system.

The MUSC Neurosciences department is among the top neuroscience departments to receive NIH funding and the only neuroscience department that places researchers and clinicians at each other’s side in an effort to transform the promise of cutting edge research into the reality of improved human health.

At MUSC Health you will find one of the nation’s largest teams of top specialists in neurology, neurosurgery, neurovascular intervention, neuroradiation, psychiatry, neurologic nursing and related fields all working together.

The department’s commitment to neurologic health takes us far beyond the walls of our medical center. Throughout our state and region, we promote our health goals via clinical outreach, consultation, research networks, public and professional education and a variety of technologies ranging from telemedicine to Internet-based informatics.

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Our Neuroscience Services

Brain & Spine Tumor Program

MUSC Health’s Brain & Spine Tumor Program is a multidisciplinary collaboration among neurosciences, radiation oncology, neuroimaging, neuropathology and Hollings Cancer Center.

Comprehensive Epilepsy Center

At the MUSC Health Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, our team of clinicians and researchers are all working together in leading-edge facilities designed specifically for the needs of the epilepsy patient.

Comprehensive Stroke & Cerebrovascular Center

With one of the nation's largest teams of top stroke and cerebrovascular specialists supported by a full range of leading-edge technology and facilities, our patients receive care available only at the most elite neuroscience medical centers in the country.

Gamma Knife Center

The MUSC Health Gamma Knife Center specializes in the most advanced noninvasive surgery for benign and malignant brain tumors, vascular malformations, functional disorders and other abnormalities of the head and neck.

Movement Disorders Program

Our multidisciplinary approach to movement disorders includes evaluation by a movement disorders specialist, neuropsychologist, physical and speech therapists, and access to clinical trials. 

Multiple Sclerosis Clinic

The goal of the MUSC Health Multiple Sclerosis Clinic is to help patients reach maximum independence through medication, clinical trials and rehabilitative treatments.

Neurohospitalist Program

A neurohospitalist is a physician who specializes in the care of patients in the hospital with neurological conditions. It is a growing specialty in the field of medicine. These physicians and their team of residents and support staff have shown to improve efficiency and quality of care.

Neuromuscular Services

MUSC Health Neuromuscular Services addresses the complex diagnostic and support needs of children and adults with all types of nerve-muscle pathology.


Clinical Neuropsychology is a specialty profession that focuses on how behavior and skills are related to brain structures and systems.

Neurophysiology Lab

Using the latest technology, medical professionals in the MUSC Health Neurophysiology Lab work with patients and their physicians to assist in the diagnosis of a wide variety of neurological conditions. 

Spine Center

Our multi-disciplinary team approach to back pain and spine problems utilizes the latest technologies and medical breakthroughs to treat patients from the relatively straightforward evaluation and treatment of common conditions like herniated discs, neck pain, and low back pain to complex management strategies for problems like spinal tumors, scoliosis, and fractures.

Sports Neurology

The MUSC Health Sports Neurology Program provides comprehensive assessment and care for athletes with a wide array of neurological conditions. In collaboration with the experts in the MUSC Health Sports Medicine Program athletes of all ages and expertise are able to benefit from leading experts in sports neurology and sports medicine.

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Patient Testimonials

MUSC Neuroscience patients share their stories in the videos below.  Share your experience with us on the MUSC Health Blog.



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Our Team

MUSC Health has one of the nation's largest teams of top specialists in neurology, neurosurgery, neurovascular intervention, neuroradiation, and neuro-psychiatry.

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In addition to our downtown Charleston location, MUSC Neurosciences physicians and staff also provide services throughout the Lowcountry and beyond. Please see the list below to find a location near you.

To request an appointment, call 843-792-1414.

Charleston, SC

MUSC Rutledge Tower
135 Rutledge Avenue
Charleston, SC 29425

Hollings Cancer Center
86 Jonathan Lucas Street
Charleston, SC 29425

MUSC Hospital
169 Ashley Avenue
Charleston, SC 29425

Mount Pleasant, SC,

East Cooper Medical Pavilion
1600 Midtown Avenue, 2nd floor
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

Murrell's Inlet, SC

Wachesaw Medical Center
4367 Riverwood Drive
Murrell's Inlet, SC 29576

North Charleston, SC

North Charleston Medical Pavilion
8992 University Boulevard
North Charleston, SC 29406

West Ashley, SC

West Ashley Medical Pavilion
2125 Charlie Hall Boulevard
Charleston, SC 29414



Research & Academics


Research at MUSC Neurosciences includes basic, translational and investigator initiated clinical studies. Broad research themes include, addiction, aging (Alzheimer's disease), cortical physiology/cognitive disorders (Schizophrenia), demyelinating disorders (Multiple Sclerosis), movement disorders (Parkinson’s disease), neurodegeneration, retinal physiology and stroke.

Please use the links below to contact specific neurosciences research programs at MUSC.


MUSC Neurosciences has established internationally recognized research teams in addiction, aging, movement disorders, neurodegeneration and schizophrenia. In addition, our faculty strongly augment other neuroscience research groups on campus in vision and hearing physiology, spinal cord damage and stroke. This rapid influx of research talent from around the world has created an environment of high positive energy, with scientists who are eager to collaborate with other laboratories and actively mentor pre- and postdoctoral, as well as clinical fellows and residents.

Please use the links below to contact specific neurosciences academic programs at MUSC.

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