Also known as Brain, Spine & Nerve Care

Care for conditions affecting the brain and nervous system

Neurology at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital–Needham

When seeking care for nervous system problems, you want the best. At BID Needham, our neurologists have special training in nervous system care. They perform a wide array of evaluations and diagnoses in our on-site neurology clinic.

The nervous system helps the brain communicate with the rest of the body. It includes the brain, spine and important nerves.

Electromyography (EMG)

Learn more about electromyography (EMG) testing, which helps diagnose various muscle and nerve problems.

Collaborative Neurology Care

Our neurologists are part of a multidisciplinary care team that enables you to access the care you need. Together, our team provides care for:

  • Alzheimer's disease and other dementia conditions
  • Gait disorders, or abnormal walking
  • Headaches, including migraine
  • Parkinson's disease
  • Peripheral neuropathy
  • Seizure disorders, including epilepsy
  • Strokes
  • Tremors

Expert Stroke Care

Strokes can have a significant effect on your brain and nervous system. We work with our emergency care team to provide prompt attention for potential strokes. You’ll be in good hands — BID Needham has been consistently recognized for its exemplary stroke care.

If you think you are experiencing a stroke, call 911.

Diagnosing & Treating Neurological Conditions

Our team offers a range of services to diagnose and treat neurological conditions. These include:

To help with diagnosis, please download and complete our patient questionnaire before your appointment. Print both pages and bring them in with you.

Services & Specialties

Our neurologists work with the following specialties to deliver care:

Meet Our Neurologists

Laurie Gordon, MD
Laurie Gordon, MD Chief of Neurology Specialty General Neurology and Movement Disorders
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Margot A. Geffroy, MD Specialty General Neurology and Neuromuscular Disorders/EMG
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David Eric Searls, MD Specialty General Neurology and Stroke/Cerebrovascular Disease
Volney L. Sheen, MD
Volney L. Sheen, MD Specialty General Neurology and Epilepsy/Seizure

Make an Appointment

To speak with a member of our neurology team, please call us.