Clinical Divisions

Cerebrovascular Medicine

The UPMC Stroke Institute continues to expand its role as the leading regional referral center, providing the highest quality stroke care in areas that include acute stroke management, stroke prevention, and stroke rehabilitation. Learn more »

Cognitive Disorders 

The Cognitive Disorders division works tirelessly to advance care of dementia and cognitive disorders through research, specialized clinical care, and close connection with the Alzheimer's Disease Research Center (ADRC). Learn more »

Community Network Neurology

The Community Network Neurology Division is comprised of different locations around Western Pennsylvania. Each location has neurologists who subspecialize in different areas of neurologic expertise. Learn more » 

Comprehensive Neurology

The Comprehensive Neurology Division is integral to the training of both medical students and neurology residents. All division physicians work closely with medical students as they rotate through neurology for clinical neuroscience courses. Learn more » 


The University of Pittsburgh Comprehensive Epilepsy Center (UPCEC) continues to provide state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment services to adults and children with uncontrolled seizures. Learn more »

Headache Center

The Headache Division continued its clinical expansion with the move to a state-of-the-art outpatient facility in September 2007. Learn more »

Movement Disorders

The Movement Disorders Division currently provides subspecialty care to about 1,000 patients with movement disorders and these numbers are growing rapidly. Learn more »


Division research continues and includes involvement in multi-center studies of novel oral or infusion therapies for MS. Learn more »

Neuromuscular Disease

The Division of Neuromuscular Disease provides inpatient care, electromyography, and autonomic testing at UPMC Presbyterian and EMG testing in the UPMC Shadyside office. Learn more »

Women's Neurology

The Division of Women’s Neurology at UPMC is a unique interdisciplinary program that bridges neurology with obstetrics, gynecology, and women’s medicine and focuses on gender differences in medical evaluation, diagnosis, and implementation of treatment and care. Learn more »