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Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
MD Education


"Neurology is the practice of medicine that concentrates on the human brain and nervous system. From higher cognitive disorders (such as Alzheimer dementia) to diseases of nerve and muscle (neuropathies and myopathies), neurologists serve as nervous system specialists at every level. With compassion and dedication, neurologists take care of patients presenting with a wide variety of complaints: headaches, numbness, weakness, tremors, seizures, speech difficulty, and changes in consciousness."

— Freeman, B. (2013). The Ultimate Guide to Choosing a Medical Specialty. 3rd Ed. Lange Medical Books/McGraw-Hill: New York. p. 263.

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Stephen Van Haerents, MD Neurology Career Advising Coordinator
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Department of Neurology
Northwestern University
Feinberg School of Medicine
Abbott Hall, 11th floor
710 N. Lake Shore Dr.
Chicago, IL 60611-3078