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Advanced care for brain, spine and neck conditions

  • Patient-centered care team providing individualized treatment for brain and neurological conditions, including specialized stroke care
  • Solutions for treating long-term health conditions as well as intervention to prevent future progression
  • Use of modern techniques, to give you a highly accurate diagnosis
  • Outstanding critical care for neurovascular patients

Whether you're looking for solutions to help with a long-term brain or neurological condition like Parkinson’s disease or memory loss—or you need to find a specialist who can help you restore your mobility—you deserve quality care in the treatment of your brain, spine or neck condition.

Comprehensive Stroke Center

The Hospitals of Providence Sierra Campus has earned designation as a Comprehensive Stroke Center, assuring patients that it follows national standards and guidelines that can significantly improve the outcomes of the most complex stroke cases. This designation confirms that Sierra Campus has developed successful initiatives on stroke prevention, rehabilitation, education, community awareness and research with positive outcomes.

What does this mean to our community?

According to research, it has been demonstrated that people with hemorrhagic strokes are more likely to survive if they are treated a Comprehensive Stroke Center. Comprehensive Stroke Centers are have the equipment and personnel to deal with the most severe strokes. Additionally, Comprehensive Stroke Centers offer around-the-clock neurological clinical care and neurosurgeon access to ensure high quality care and better health care outcomes.

To learn more about strokes, visit our Stroke Education page by clicking here.

Brain & Neuro Care

At The Hospitals of Providence, you have access to a specialized care team, dedicated exclusively to the treatment of brain and neurological conditions, including 24/7 access to stroke care through The Regional Neuroscience Institute. Our brain and neurology specialists include experienced neurosurgeons, neurologists and certified nurses.

In addition, we offer advanced neurodiagnostic imaging at conveniently located facilities, as well as our Gamma Knife Radiosurgery Center, where we use beams of highly focused gamma rays to treat tumors and lesions. Whenever possible, we use minimally invasive techniques that promote faster recovery times. Some conditions that we treat include:

  • Strokes and mini-strokes
  • Brain aneurysms
  • Head and neck vascular injuries
  • Spinal injuries and compression fractures
  • Carotid artery disease
  • Uncontrolled nose bleeds
  • Diseases and conditions that can lead to stroke

We also offer dedicated inpatient care for neurovascular patients in our eight-bed intensive care unit, fully equipped with advanced monitoring, mechanical ventilation and related intensive care support systems for people who need around-the-clock care.

Neuro ICU

The Neuro ICU at Sierra Campus, is equipped with 12 private beds and designed to provide highly specialized care for neurological conditions such as stroke, seizure, and neurovascular disorders.

Within the Neuro ICU, we also dedicated two beds to establish El Paso’s first and only Epilepsy Monitoring Unit. This unit is specifically designed to treat and diagnose epilepsy patients. The rooms are furnished with fixed Video-EEG monitoring equipment to provide continuous observation.

Awards & Recognitions

Sierra Campus

  • Comprehensive Stroke Center – Dert Norske Veritas
  • Get With The Guidelines - Target Stroke Gold Plus Award
  • Primary Stroke Center – The Joint Commission

East Campus

  • Get With The Guidelines - Target Stroke Gold Plus Award
  • Primary Stroke Center – The Joint Commission

Memorial Campus

  • Primary Stroke Center – The Joint Commission

Transmountain Campus

  • Get With The Guidelines - Target Stroke Gold Plus Award

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8 Ways to Improve Brain Health

Do you find it hard to commit to working out regularly, only to see minimal results when you look in the mirror? Don’t give up. Taking small steps to improve your health makes more of an impact than you know. It improves what’s on the inside, including your brain.

As the most complex organ in the body, the brain regulates much of what you do every day – walk, talk and breathe. It controls your thoughts and memories, which has been known to fade with age.

You may not be able to see the improvements in a mirror, but it’s never too late to start taking care of your brain to help avoid disease and memory loss. Think about how easy it can be to improve brain health with these eight tips.


Exercise regularly.
(30 min./day, 5 days/week)

Manage stress and anxiety.

Get enough sleep.
(18-60 years: 7 or more hours per night)

Watch your blood pressure.
(Normal: Less than 120/80 mm HG)

Maintain a healthy diet.

Keep your brain active.
(With puzzles, reading, drawing, etc.)

Stay away from tobacco.

Limit alcohol.
(2 drinks/day for men, 1 drink/day for women)

The best part about improving brain health is that these lifestyle changes can also make a major impact on your overall health. Get your head in the game, and take the steps needed to build a healthier future.

If you have any questions or need guidance on the best ways to improve your overall health, please schedule an appointment with your doctor.

Your safe care is our #1 priority.

Sources:
American Association of Neurological Surgeons
Healthline
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
American Heart Association
National Institutes of Health
Harvard Health Publishing