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The faculty and staff of the Department of Neurology

Mission and Goals

The Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center Department of Neurology serves as the premier neurological center for the state of West Virginia and the surrounding region. It is committed to providing outstanding tertiary neurological care to patients, teach medical students and residents and carry out neurological research.

Neurology has a large cadre of neurologists with a variety of sub-specialty expertise including epilepsy, neuromuscular diseases, cerebral vascular diseases, movement disorders, headeaches, multiple sclerosis, child neurology and behavioral disorders. Strong programs in Neuroradiology, Neurosurgery and Neuropathology support the Department of Neurology in carrying out its clinical and research missions. This includes intradisciplinary programs that involve epilepsy monitoring and surgery, deep brain stimulation for movement disorders and interventional stroke therapy.

The faculty are committed to a strong teaching program. This is directed at medical students, neurology residents and fellows in clinical neurophysiology and epilepsy. Active research program exist in the department's sub-specialty sections.

The Department of Neurology maintains active inpatient and outpatient services. In addition, it maintains and supervises the clinical neurophysiology (EEG, EMG and autonomic testing ) laboratory, inpatient epilepsy monitoring unit, sleep laboratory and a muscle and nerve biopsy program. The department has approximately 950 hospital admissions and sees approximately 20,000 of outpatients annually.


Neuro Critical Care Unit

Our new Neuro Critical Care Unit is now open. 
All residents will complete a rotation during their training.

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2013 ABPN Board Pass Rate 100%

2013 ABPN Board Pass Rate 100% First time takers.
2012 ABPN Board Pass Rate 100% First time takers.

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