Welcome to the Winter 2019 issue of Health Connections, featuring a profile of the AMITA Health Neurosciences Institute. We invite you to learn more about our institute and our expertise and capabilities, as well as to collaborate with us in patient care. At the AMITA Health Neurosciences Institute, multidisciplinary teams provide comprehensive, academic-level care — from diagnosis to treatment — using leading-edge approaches and technologies. We take a holistic approach, addressing your patients’ physical, mental and emotional health needs and working with them and you, the referring physician, to develop a personalized plan of care.
In this issue, you will learn about advanced pediatric specialty care at the AMITA Health Neurosciences Institute, focusing on brain and spine surgery, our comprehensive approach to chronic pain management and new approaches to endovascular thrombectomy in patients with acute ischemic stroke.
We look forward to partnering with you to provide your patients with the best possible neurological and neurosurgical care.
Concetta Forchetti, MD
Sami Rosenblatt, MD