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Committed to state-of-the-art care for neurological disorders

The nationally-ranked UAB Department of Neurology is home to more than 60 faculty organized around eight comprehensive divisions and seven centers.  We seek to provide state-of-the-art care for neurological disorders, train the next generation of neurologists and neuroscientists, and accelerate progress towards the therapies of the future.

Department of Neurology Fast Facts

  • More than 60 faculty
  • 34,000 outpatients seen annually at The Kirklin Clinic
  • 2,400 annual admissions to UAB Hospital
  • 36-bed NICU
  • 20-bed Stroke Unit
  • 10-bed Epilepsy Monitoring Unit
  • 24 residents in training
  • 100% pass rate on the neurology board exams last 5 years
  • 9 subspecialty fellowships
  • NIH R25 program for training residents in research
  • Best Hospital” for Neurology and Neurosurgery, U.S. News and World Report
  • Comprehensive Stroke Center, certified by the Joint Commission
  • Level 4 Epilepsy Center, highest level awarded by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers
  • $12 million in annual research funding
  • 132 active clinical trials
  • CNET, the Center for Neurodegeneration and Experimental Therapeutics, dedicated to finding cures for neurodegenerative diseases