The neurologists at Torrance Memorial Medical Center’s Lundquist Neurosciences Institute provide comprehensive care for a full range of neurological conditions. Our multidisciplinary team of specialists — including neurologists, neurosurgeons, psychiatrists, registered dietitians, social workers, and physical, occupational, behavioral, and speech therapists — will provide you with outstanding care that supports your physical, mental, emotional, social, and spiritual well-being.

What is General Neurology?

General neurology refers to the diagnosis and treatment of all types of neurological conditions, including:

  • Alzheimer's disease and other dementias
  • Aneurysm
  • Brain and spinal cord injuries
  • Brain tumors
  • Concussions
  • Dizziness and vertigo
  • Epilepsy (seizures)
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Migraines and headaches
  • Movement disorders
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Neuromuscular disorders such as ALS and myasthenia gravis
  • Parkinson's disease
  • Peripheral nerve disorders
  • Pituitary tumors
  • Skull base tumors
  • Spinal disorders
  • Stroke

Our general neurologists can provide comprehensive care for a full range of neurological conditions. However, if your neurological disorder requires subspecialty management or surgical treatment, our general neurologists will refer you to a neurologist or neurosurgeon who specializes in your condition for further care.


Cedars-Sinai Affiliation

Torrance Memorial’s affiliation with the neurology and neurosurgery team at Cedars-Sinai - which is ranked among the best hospitals in the nation for neurology and neurosurgery care by U.S. News and World Report - means that our patients have access to some of the nation’s top doctors, the most promising clinical trials, and the latest and best treatments.

In collaboration with Cedars-Sinai neurologists, Torrance Memorial’s team of neurology experts will provide you with personalized care close to home, including nonsurgical treatment, ongoing management, and follow-up care.


Multidisciplinary Care

Your multidisciplinary team will include neurologists, psychiatrists, social workers, and physical, occupational, behavioral, and speech therapists, who will work together to deliver leading-edge treatment while caring for your physical, mental, and emotional well-being.

Your team will meet to discuss your condition and develop a treatment plan that addresses your needs. You will receive care at Torrance Memorial from our dedicated team of neurology experts, eliminating your need to travel far from home to access leading-edge treatments and therapies.


Research and Clinical Trials

When you choose Torrance Memorial for neurology care, you will have access to the full spectrum of research and clinical trials available at Cedars-Sinai. Cedars-Sinai’s clinical trials and research are aimed at improving testing methods, treatments, quality of life, and recovery for people with neurological conditions.


Advanced Nonsurgical Treatment

Our general neurologists provide comprehensive treatment based on your condition, symptoms, needs, and preferences. Treatment may include medications, lifestyle changes, and other therapies to help you maintain the best possible quality of life.

As part of our multidisciplinary approach to neurological care, our general neurologists work closely with other medical specialists — including your primary care physician, mental health professionals, social workers, and physical, occupational, behavioral, and speech therapists — to support your physical and mental well-being. If you require neurosurgery or more advanced neurological care, our general neurologists will refer you to one of our subspecialists or neurosurgeons for further treatment.