Welcome to Northwest Neurology
Offices in Lake Barrington, Rolling Meadows and Hoffman Estates, Illinois
Northwest Neurology is the leading independent neurology practice in the Chicago area and suburbs. Northwest Neurology's regional offices accomodate patients from throughout the Chicago area, northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin. The ten physicians at Northwest Neurology provide expertise in the evaluation and treatment of concussion, migraine, headache, epilepsy, seizure disorder, Parkinson's disease, Multiple Sclerosis, memory loss, dementia, stroke, inpatient neurology, women's neurology, neuromuscular disease including myasthenia gravis, neuropathy and more. Northwest Neurology's Manisha Sahay, M.D. is the Chicagoland area's only neurologist with felllowship training in women's neurology. Under Dr. Sahay's direction, Northwest Neurology's Women's Neurology Center is leading the way for women with neurological problems that interface with pregnancy, menstruation, menopause as well as neuropharmacological issues unique to women.
Northwest Neurology is also home to the preeminent independent Multiple Sclerosis Center in the Chicago area. Directed by Dr. George Katsamakis, the MS Center of Northwest Neurolgy is recognized by the National Multiple Scerosis Society and the the Consortium of National Multiple Sclerosis Centers. Under Dr. Katsamakis, The MS Center is supported by 3 MS Certified Nurses, Lisa Jackson CNP, Angela Wonnacott RN and Mariah Francis RN. One of the largest of its kind, the MS Center of Northwest Neurology cares for more than 1500 MS patients.
Northwest Neurology is committed to providing comprehensive, coordinated care. Integrated services are available onsite including MRI, ultrasound, EEG, video-EEG, EMG, infusion and neuropsychological testing. Northwest Neurology also recognizes that often patients need more than what the best medicine can provide. Northwest Neurology offers onsite appointments with Lesli Bitel-Koskela, an experienced certified patient coach and nutritionist, Lorena Nehring LPN, an experienced wellness and social services coordinator, and Carole Feintech, a certified and experienced massage therapist. Carole has special interest and expertise in massage as a complementary treatment for individuals with neurological and medical conditions. More information regarding these new services is available under Services.
The following integrated services are available at Northwest Neurology:
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