Department of Neurology

Department of Neurology

The Department of Neurology of the University of Pennsylvania, founded in 1871 by Dr. Horatio Wood, is the oldest department in the country. The Department has a long tradition of excellence in patient care, research and education in both adult and pediatric neurology.

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For an appointment, call 800-789-PENN (7366) or request an appointment online.

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Latest from Penn Neurology

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U.S. News & World Report ranked the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania the highest in the region for Neurology. Overall, the clinical specialties at HUP have been consistently ranked among the nation's best.

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