The Neurology Service was created in 1972 and is part of the Clínic Institute of Neuroscience. The Neurology Service offers quality and efficient healthcare focused on people with neurological diseases. It also has teaching and research programs that make it a definitive healtcare resource at the national and international level.

The Neurology Service admits 1,300 patients a year; it handles 20,000 outpatient visits (including outpatient consultations and primary neurological care); 4,000 one-day hospital sessions; 9,000 sessions of cognitive or physical examinations for patients with neurodegenerative diseases; 7,500 functional tests (electromyography [EMG], electroencephalography [EEG], evoked potentials, polysomnographies, etc.), 125 evaluations of the video-electroencephalogram complex; 100 functional surgeries for patients with Epilepsy or Movement Disorders and 1,650 hospital consultations.

The Neurology Service of the Hospital Clínic appears repeatedly in various rankings published by independent entities as one of the best Neurology services in Spain

What are we dealing with?

These are the main healthcare issues that are treated in the Neurology Service.

Last year in numbers

Know the team

The Neurology Service is made up of a multidisciplinary team dedicated to providing quality healthcare. The team consists of 121 professionals from different specialties (neurologists, speech therapists, neuropsychologists, occupational therapists and residents); nursing staff, physiotherapists; social workers, functional testing technicians, nursing assistants, as well as administrative and healthcare assistants.

Xabier Urra Head of Service Neurologist

Assistive Devices

The Neurology Service's healthcare activity is carried out in the following departments:

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Stroke in the first person

Appointment of Quique, Patient
It's a complicated disease. You can take months ... years ... to recover, but you go ahead. It is important to lean on the medical team and the people around you. And over all, don't give up.

Headache in the first person

Appointment of Patrícia, Patient
I don’t hide that I have chronic migraine and that I suffer from it. I believe that one must try to take the stigma out of migraine and that it is seen as an illness.