The Neuroscience Department at Baptist Medical Center South is located on the fourth floor of the south tower. The department consists of a five-bed intensive care unit, a nine-bed step-down unit and an 18-bed acute care unit.
The department specializes in treating neurology conditions such as:
- TIAs (Trans Ischemic Attacks)
- Spinal cord injuries
- Spinal disorders
- Back pain
- Head trauma
The staff is specially trained to focus on all aspects of the nervous system in their patient assessment and care. Baptist Medical Center South has the only neuroscience intensive care unit dedicated to neurosurgery and neuroscience patients in Central Alabama.
The Epilepsy Center is also located in the Neuroscience Department.