BRINGING TOGETHER COMPASSIONATE CARE AND ADVANCED CLINICAL CAPABILITIES

As a patient at a hospital rated Top 10% in the Nation for Neurosciences*, you can be confident knowing you’ll always receive the highest level of care at Reading Hospital. Here, you’ll work with our team of experts — collaborating to bring you the most advanced techniques and technologies in the region. That means you don’t have to travel for state-of-the-art, comprehensive care for brain, spine, and neurological conditions. From minimally invasive surgical options for complex brain aneurysms to treatment of Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders, it has never been easier to access life-changing care close to home.

One Collaborative Approach, Making Positive Outcomes Possible

The nervous system controls every part of our body. It guides nearly everything we do. And treating this master control network requires expertise across a variety of specialty areas. That’s why our multidisciplinary neurosciences team takes a collaborative approach to your entire continuum of care. This approach allows us to bridge the gap between groundbreaking clinical solutions and the latest advances in technology — ensuring you can receive the most innovative treatments, personalized therapies, and the best possible outcomes.

Our experienced team includes:
Nationally recognized neurosurgeons using groundbreaking techniques and technologies
Top-ranked neurologists with expertise in disorders of the brain, spinal cord, and nerves
Neurotrauma and neurocritical care specialists treating the most severe conditions quickly and efficiently
Neurointerventional radiologists providing the latest in minimally invasive imaging techniques
Rehabilitative medicine specialists delivering exceptional care to get you back to everyday life

Working With You Through Every Neurological Condition

From diagnosis to follow-up care, we provide comprehensive treatments for:

Complex brain conditions: Minimally invasive treatment options for aneurysms, brain trauma, concussions, tumors, dementia, and memory loss, as well as normal pressure hydrocephalus and other brain conditions
Spine conditions: Treatment, including surgery, for spinal trauma, fractures, degenerative cervical and lumbar disc disease, sciatica, spine infections, and spondylolisthesis
Peripheral nerve: Surgical options for carpal and cubital tunnel syndrome
Stroke: Advanced, award-winning response, treatment, and rehabilitation program for stroke patients
Movement disorders: Comprehensive care for spasticity and Parkinson’s disease — including deep brain stimulation
Epilepsy: Four-bed Epilepsy Monitoring Unit providing 24-hour continuous video EEG monitoring
Multiple sclerosis: Comprehensive care and ongoing support provided
Neuromuscular: Treatment for neuropathy, ALS, muscular dystrophy, and Guillain-Barre syndrome
Migraines and headaches: Treatment options including BOTOX® injections and nerve blocks
Sleep disorders: Diagnosis and treatment for sleep apnea, narcolepsy, restless legs, and other common sleep conditions
Neuro-oncology: Surgery for brain and spine tumors

Patient Stories

Erin Gingrich
At nineteen-years-old, Erin had already spent years trying to find relief from debilitating pain in her leg. As a college lacrosse player and an active hiker, this pain wasn’t just unbearable — it was preventing her from doing what she loves. Erin couldn’t walk when she met Dr. Psarros, one of our expert neurosurgeons. She feared she was past the point of moving beyond her pain, but “Dr. Psarros had confidence in me. He took the time and the patience to understand what was going on.” After discovering the source of Erin’s excruciating pain, Dr. Psarros changed her life forever — read how here.

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*HEALTHGRADES® AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS

Healthgrades Neurosciences Excellence Award: 6 Years in a Row (2014-2019)
To be considered for an award in neurosciences, a hospital must demonstrate superior clinical capabilities, services, and patient outcomes in both neurosurgery and stroke. This award substantiates that patients who turn to Reading Hospital for neurosurgery or treatment of stroke experience minimal in-hospital complications and significantly positive outcomes.

Healthgrades Top 10% in the Nation for Neurosciences: 6 Years in a Row (2014-2019)
This distinction shows that Reading Hospital significantly outperforms nearly every hospital in the U.S. in the neurosciences specialty, specifically regarding clinical excellence and optimal patient outcomes. This ranking is based on more than 45 million Medicare medical claims records for the most recent three-year time period available from nearly 4,500 hospitals nationwide.

CENTERS FOR MEDICARE & MEDICAID SERVICES (CMS)

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Hospital Compare Star Ratings: Five-Star Rating
The Hospital Compare ratings measure the performance of over 3,500 hospitals across the country in their treatment of common conditions — reflecting infection rates, complications, and patient experiences. Receiving a five-star rating means that Reading Hospital exceeded or matched the national average in categories relating to patient safety, the reduction of readmission rates, infection rates, and adverse events.

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Watch Our HealthBreak Videos

Aneurysms
John Braca III, MD, Neurosurgery

Migraine Treatments
Richard Lukose, DO, Neurology

Minimally Invasive Skull Base Surgery
John Braca III, MD, Neurosurgery

Spinal Cord Compression
Thomas Psarros, MD, Neurosurgery

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