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Marion Bloch Neuroscience Institute

When Time is Critical, Choose Saint Luke's

Our Missouri hospitals are all recognized as Time Critical Diagnosis Centers for stroke

A Day for Parkinson's Disease Caregivers

Saint Luke's Marion Bloch Neuroscience Institute and National Parkinson Foundation–Heartland have partnered to present a symposium for caregivers.

Introducing our Medical Co-Director

Saint Luke's Marion Bloch Neuroscience Institute welcomes Stanley Fisher, M.D.

Honored for excellence

U.S. News & World Report named Saint Luke's Hospital a leader in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Her Legacy Lives On

Saint Luke’s Marion Bloch Neuroscience Institute’s new name recognizes the Bloch family’s generous support

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Saint Luke’s Marion Bloch Neuroscience Institute

Our acclaimed brain and spine team offers:

  • A Comprehensive Stroke Center providing the region’s most advanced stroke care, including stroke reversal therapies and treatment to more than 1,000 patients each year. Nearly 40 percent of stroke patients receive stroke reversal therapy compared to a national average of 4 to 6 percent
  • A Level 4 Comprehensive Epilepsy Center offering advanced diagnostics and surgical intervention for people living with epilepsy
  • A neurorehabilitation program designed to help patients return to the highest level of functioning possible, with 80 percent of patients discharged to home compared to the national average of 67 percent
  • The Midwest Ear Institute, a leader in advancing cochlear implant technology, offering a broad range of services to people suffering from hearing and balance disorders

Meet our team

The team at Saint Luke's Marion Bloch Neuroscience Institute includes:

  • Neurologists dedicated to treating the full range of neurological conditions, including stroke, epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, migraine headaches, and more
  • A subspecialty-trained team of neurosurgeons providing the full spectrum of elective and emergency procedures around the clock, including the latest surgical interventions for stroke, trauma, tumors, aneurysms, tremor, and other brain disorders
  • An experienced minimally invasive spine surgery team who uses specialized technology and expertise, resulting in quicker recovery, less pain, and better outcomes for patients

U.S. News & World Report's 2014-15 Best Hospitals recognized Saint Luke's Hospital for excellence in neurology and neurosurgery. Saint Luke’s Marion Bloch Neuroscience Institute, the only dedicated neuroscience hospital in Kansas City, opened in 2013. The facility brings together leading-edge diagnostics, treatment, and surgical services in one convenient location on the Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City campus. Patients benefit from easier access and streamlined care.

Saint Luke's Marion Bloch Neuroscience Institute
4401 Wornall Road
Kansas City, MO 64111


  • 04/25/2015 - 8:30am
    Johnson County Community College - Regnier Center

    Saint Luke's Marion Bloch Neuroscience Institute and National Parkinson Foundation-Heartland have partnered to present a symposium specifically for caregivers. Fellowship-trained movement disorders physician Susan Sifers, M.D., M.S., of Saint Luke's Neurological Consultants, will be the keynote speaker.

  • Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City - Peet Center Conference Room

    Saint Luke's welcomes all stroke survivors and caregivers. Join us each month for this free event. You'll meet other stroke survivors, discuss caregiver concerns, share inspiring stories, and learn how to navigate health resources. Snacks and beverages are provided; registration not required.

    We meet at Saint Luke's Hospital's Peet Center the second Thursday of each month (except December). For more information, call 816-932-2020.

  • Saint Luke's East Hospital

    Monthly presentation by a guest speaker followed by an open discussion among stroke survivors and caregivers. The stroke support group meets on the first Thursday of every month, from 6-7:30 p.m. Registration is not required. For more information call Stacy Hittle at 816-347-5746 or Saint Luke's Concierge at 816-932-5100.