At Alvarado Hospital, we provide skilled diagnosis, advanced treatment
and compassionate care for complex conditions of the brain, spine and
central nervous system. Science and research are rapidly improving our
ability to diagnose and treat the conditions if the brain and central
nervous system. At Alvarado, our neurologists specialize in getting to
the origin of a disorder through compassion and medical excellence. We
strive to improve the quality of life for all our patients.
We offer treatment for vestibular neurophysiology with a focus on complex
vertigo and balance disorders.
As the support structure for the body, your spine and neck health and mobility
are critical to maintaining quality of life. Each year, Alvarado’s
neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons, physiatrists, and occupational and
physical therapists help patients determine underlying conditions affecting
the neck and back, and provide treatments to alleviate pain, lack of mobility,
or disease conditions of the spine.
Pain Management Clinic
The pain management clinic at Alvarado's San Diego Rehabilitation Institute
specializes in providing outpatient treatment for patients with chronic
and acute pain. The professional and caring staff of the pain management
clinic is committed to delivering high-quality and effective patient care
in a timely manner. Patients receive personalized attention in compassionate
surroundings before, during and after treatment procedures. The team approach
of our doctors, nursing staff and therapists helps create individualized
patient care plans.
The skull-base surgery program is dedicated to the surgical, medical and
rehabilitative management of difficult-to-reach lesions and diseases of
the cranial base. The surgical methods and advanced imaging techniques
used by our specialists may reduce or eliminate many complications previously
associated with complex skull-base surgery, with a goal to preserve function,
provide optimal reconstruction, rehabilitate and improve the patient's
life. Collectively and individually, Alvarado specialists offer considerable
experience and sophistication.
Alvarado was the first hospital in California to receive two stroke designations
from The Joint Commission, as an Advanced Primary Stroke Center and a
Gold Seal of Approval Stroke Rehabilitation Program.
Alvarado Hospital’s emergency department is equipped with a state-of-the-art
neuro camera for complete evaluation of the stroke patient. This allows
physicians to immediately log on to a secure Web site, evaluate the stroke
patient and expedite treatment remotely. The hospital's comprehensive
stroke rehabilitation program accepts patients from any hospital that
are looking for an accredited stroke survivor rehabilitation program close to home.
Alvarado’s sleep disorders center offers a full range of treatment
and surgical options for those suffering from sleep disorders—including
sleep apnea, restless leg syndrome, insomnia, narcolepsy and sleepwalking.
Onsite sleep studies also are available and the latest advances in treatment
are offered, including the new
Inspire Therapy for obstructive sleep apnea.
Alvarado’s Physician Referral Service can help you find a physician
or surgeon who meets your needs. To find a physician, simply click on the
Physician Finder or call (800) ALVARADO (800-258-2723). Additional information regarding
our neurosciences services also is available.