Vickie and Jack Farber Institute for Neuroscience
If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with a neurological disorder, you want to find the right physicians with the expertise, education, and resources to determine the right treatment plan. That’s what you’ll find at the Vickie and Jack Farber Institute for Neuroscience at Jefferson where we are accelerating our efforts, bringing together the expertise of Jefferson and Abington physicians, clinicians and researchers specializing in brain and spine disorders to collaborate as never before.
It's here that the most advanced treatment technologies, world-class specialists, and leading-edge research come together. For those who study the brain and spine as we do at Jefferson’s Vickie and Jack Farber Institute for Neuroscience, these changes can’t come fast enough. Each represents a victory, another step closer to unlocking the mysteries of our minds, another step closer to treating and curing disorders like Alzheimer’s, ALS, stroke, Parkinson’s, MS, epilepsy, and brain tumors.
You can take comfort in knowing that Jefferson and Abington neurologists, neurosurgeons, neuroscience researchers and psychiatrists all work together to provide the most comprehensive care in the region.
For more information about services at Jefferson, visit Jefferson.edu/Farber.
Recognized for High Quality Care
The Diamond Stroke Center at Abington Hospital earned advanced certification as a Comprehensive Stroke Center from The Joint Commission and American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for the second time. This distinction has been given to only seven Pennsylvania hospitals.
The Stroke Center at Abington – Lansdale Hospital won certification as a Primary Stroke Center.
As the first state stroke center to be awarded the Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission, we also received the AHA/ASA Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award for stroke quality-of-care. Abington Hospital has also qualified for recognition as Target: Stroke Elite Plus for our commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of stroke care.
Specialists for All Neurological Conditions
Whether treatment is for an emergency such as stroke, or conditions such as Parkinson’s disease, balance problem, migraine headache, Tourette’s syndrome, epilepsy, Alzheimer’s disease or sleep disorder, our patients benefit from sophisticated, individualized care, delivered by highly experienced physicians in convenient locations.
Our neurologists, neurointerventional specialists and neurosurgeons perform the latest minimally invasive procedures in our technologically advanced Neurovascular Laboratory. We participate in clinical trials, giving patients opportunities to access new treatments and innovations.
Neuroscience experts are available 24/7 in Abington Hospital's regional trauma center, providing swift treatment for strokes, spinal cord injuries, brain bleeds and other neurocritical conditions. Through Abington’s high-tech telemedicine service, our specialists also consult on urgent cases at other hospitals.
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