About the InstituteCapital Health Medical Center - Hopewell

The Capital Institute for Neurosciences, supported by Capital Health's hospitals in both Trenton and Hopewell, and with outpatient offices in the medical office building attached to Capital Health Medical Center - Hopewell, has advanced the level of care available to patients in the region. Providing comprehensive, state-of-the art diagnostics and treatments for a wide range of medical conditions involving the brain, spine and nervous system, the Institute’s highly trained and specialized physicians utilize cutting-edge technology to deliver outstanding care.                                        
                                                                                                                

Our physicians include board certified and fellowship trained specialists, and among them are some of most experienced dual trained neurosurgeons in the nation. At the Institute, part of Capital Health, patients benefit from a multi-disciplinary team of specialists which can include neurologists, neurosurgeons,  and other specialized physicians, as well as anesthesiologists, physician assistants, critical care nurses, nurse anesthetists, speech pathologists, technicians, physical and occupational therapists, social workers, and other critical team members who provide an outstanding continuum of care from diagnosis to treatment and recovery at Capital Health. The Institute, led by neurosurgeon Dr. Erol Veznedaroglu, includes many specialized centers of care including the Stroke and Cerebrovascular Center of NJ, known as a center of excellence to referring physicians as well as patients and their families.  WATCH OUR VIDEO

 Among the conditions we treat:

  • Stroke and transient ischemic attacks
  • Carotid stenosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Arteriovenous malformations (AVMs)
  • Chiari malformations
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Tumors of the brain and spine - both malignant and benign and including schwannomas, meningiomas, neurofibromas, pituitary, pineal, skull base, gliomas and others
  • Spinal diseases and injuries - such as herniated discs, spondylolisthesis, spinal compression fractures and spinal vascular malformations
  • Degenerative diseases and spinal trauma
  • Neurologic conditions including dementia, muscle and movement disorders, nerve disorders and headaches
  • Movement disorders, Parkinson’s, essential tremor, atypical Parkinson’s (multisystem atrophy, progressive supranuclear palsy, and corticobasilar degeneration), dystonia, ataxia and spasticity
  • Pediatric neurology including developmental delays, autism, neurometabolic and genetic disorders, and attention deficit disorders
  • Acute and chronic pain including pain from spinal stenosis, nerve disorders, cancer, fibromyalgia, sciatica, migraines, trigeminal neuralgia, myofacial, shingles, and other conditions
  • Epilepsy
  • Movement limitations due to stroke, arthritis, injury, amputation, or other conditions
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