Founded in 1871 by Dr. Horatio Wood, the Department of Neurology at the University of Pennsylvania is the oldest department of its kind in the nation with a long tradition of excellence in providing exceptional patient care, pioneering transformative research and educating future leaders in neurology.
Today, the department flourishes, developing programs of excellence integrated with multiple specialties across Penn Medicine. The department provides comprehensive, individualized care for patients with basic and complex neurological disorders.
Our specialists are backed by the most extensive neurodiagnostic and imaging facilities available as well as one of the nation’s foremost research programs in clinical and basic neuroscience. U.S. News & World Report has ranked the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania highest in the Philadelphia region for neurology.
To date, the Department of Neurology has more than 80 full-time faculty members, 12 clinical divisions and over 20 subspecialty programs for the treatment of every neurological condition.
A Message from the Chair of the Department of Neurology at the University of Pennsylvania.
The Department of Neurology has a strong mission and a rich history at the University of Pennsylvania.
Review our list of clinical divisions and faculty members at Penn Medicine's Department of Neurology.
Penn is a leader in the field of neuromedicine, providing compassionate patient care, engaging in transformative research, and educating future neurologists.
Congratulations to the 478 Penn physicians listed below who were included in Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs™ 2018.
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