Neuroscience Clinic - UPMC Salvator Mundi International Hospital
The Cognitive-Behavioral Neurology, Neuropsychology and Cognitive Rehabilitation Clinic at UPMC Salvator Mundi International Hospital offers comprehensive clinical diagnostics and rehabilitation for individuals with cognitive and behavioral disorders, resulting from both focal and diffuse neurological conditions. This specialized unit encompasses a range of services, including neurology and neuropsychiatry, neuropsychological evaluation, and rehabilitation services.
Through a collaborative and integrated approach, our team works in conjunction with other departments at UPMC Salvator Mundi International Hospital, such as neuroimaging, specialist consultations and inpatient units to provide optimal care and support to our patients.
- Memory disorders, including various forms of amnesia
- Cognitive and behavioral disorders arising from brain aging, as well as neurological or neuropsychiatric conditions of diverse origins
- Dementias of different causes, encompassing Alzheimer's disease, vascular dementia, frontotemporal dementia, and others
- Damage resulting from head trauma, strokes, multiple sclerosis, and the aftermath of neurosurgical procedures
- Consequences of neurological damage, such as emotional-behavioral disorders, deficits in memory, attention, language, executive functions, visuospatial abilities, and perceptual functions
- Various neurological and neuropsychiatric disorders, including but not limited to Parkinson's disease, Huntington's disease, epilepsy, and psychiatric conditions with cognitive impairment.
- Comprehensive screenings, including neurological and neuropsychiatric tests, to assess cognitive and behavioral functions
- Detailed neurological and neuropsychiatric screenings for thorough evaluation and diagnosis
- Follow-up appointments and examinations to monitor progress and make necessary adjustments to treatment plans
- Conducting neuropsychological examinations using Level I and II tests to assess cognitive abilities
- Diagnosis, prevention, and rehabilitation of memory disorders through personalized treatment plans
- Early diagnosis and treatment of dementia, aiming to slow its progression and manage symptoms effectively
- Assessment and management of anxiety, sleep disorders, and mood disorders in conjunction with cognitive and behavioral aspects
- Psychoeducational and supportive interventions tailored for patients' families to provide them with necessary guidance and assistance
- Integrated cognitive assessment and rehabilitation programs for individuals recovering from head trauma, stroke, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, dementia, and neurosurgical procedures
- Implementation of preventive measures to minimize cognitive disorders associated with brain aging
- Individual and group neuropsychological rehabilitation sessions to improve cognitive functions and enhance overall well-being
- Collaboration with healthcare professionals to provide pharmacological therapy when appropriate and necessary.
Neurology and Neuropsychiatry
Led by Dr. Carlo Blundo, a specialist in neurology and psychiatry with expertise in cognitive-behavioral neurology, our neurology and neuropsychiatry department focuses on the:
- Diagnosis and treatment of cognitive and behavioral disorders associated with various neurological and neuropsychiatric conditions
- Diagnosis and treatment of sleep, anxiety and mood disorders
- Treatment of cognitive and behavioral disorders in the elderly
- Prevention and treatment of brain aging and dementias of different origins.
Through our comprehensive approach, we strive to provide personalized care, improve quality of life, and enhance overall cognitive and behavioral well-being for our patients.
Neuropsychological Assessment and Rehabilitation
Under the guidance of Dr. Monica Ricci, a specialist in Neuropsychology with a PhD in Human Cognition and Brain Science, our department provides comprehensive neuropsychological assessment and rehabilitation services.
Our objectives include:
- Care for patients with cognitive deficits: We specialize in evaluating and caring for patients experiencing difficulties in memory, attention, language, executive functions, visuospatial abilities, perceptual functions. We also address emotional-behavioral disorders resulting from neurological impairments.
Who the Service is For
- Healthy adults seeking to enhance their memory and cognitive resources while proactively preventing cognitive decline.
- Individuals with cognitive and behavioral deficits resulting from various forms of neurological damage, such as stroke, head injury, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, dementia, and more.
- Screening tests: Patients undergo a thorough evaluation ,utilizing screening tests, to determine their eligibility for customized cognitive rehabilitation programs.
- Customized rehabilitation programs: We develop personalized therapeutic programs based on each patient's residual and deficit abilities. These programs include individual and group trainings tailored to address cognitive disorders and enhance overall brain function.
We offer medical services and services on a private basis or in agreement with the main insurance companies. Some of our services are also affiliated with the National Health System.
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