The Neurologic and Orthopedic Institute of Chicago
The Neurologic and Orthopedic Institute of Chicago is the United State’s first freestanding acute care specialty hospital exclusively focused on the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of neurological and orthopedic patients. The Institute began operations in January, 2003, in partnership with NeuroSourceŽ, the nation's only healthcare company dedicated to the business of neuro and orthopedic sciences, and affiliated physicians. It offers the Chicago area's most advanced stereotactic surgery technology, the Gamma Knife, for minimally invasive treatment of brain anomalies.
This 90-bed facility employs 170 physicians specializing in neurology, orthopedics, pain management, physical medicine and rehabilitation, interventional radiology, neuro-oncology and related specialty services. The physicians at the institute utilize breakthrough technology and minimally invasive techniques as well as advanced procedures for neurosurgery, orthopedics, pain management, neuro-oncology, sports medicine, and rehabilitation. It is home to ten surgical suites, equipped with image-guided surgery systems, offering real-time imaging and angiography capabilities; and a surgical intensive care unit, equipped with state-of-the-art technology and skilled nurses; a state-of-the-art 1.5 magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system; and light speed computed tomography (CT) scanner.
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