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Marion Bloch Neuroscience Institute

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

A new era for neuroscience care begins

Designed with patient care and convenience at the forefront, Saint Luke’s Marion Bloch Neuroscience Institute is the only facility of its kind in Kansas City.

Saint Luke’s top in nation for stroke care

Strokes can be devastating, with recovery taking months or even years. A recent study showed that Saint Luke’s has some of the best stroke outcomes in the nation.

Faster recovery for back pain

Back pain can take away many of life’s pleasures. But minimally invasive spine surgery offers new hope with faster recovery times and better outcomes.

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Saint Luke’s Marion Bloch Neuroscience Institute

Our acclaimed team of brain and stroke experts 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


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    Monthly presentation by a guest speaker followed by an open discussion among stroke survivors and caregivers. The stroke support group will meet 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.
  • Barry Medical Park - North Conference Room
    The Alzheimer's Association offers a care giver support group on the 3rd Thursday of each month at Saint Luke's North Hospital - Barry Road, in the Barry Medical Park North Conference Room.
  • Barry Medical Park - North Conference Room
    Karen Clond of the Alzheimer's Association offers Alzheimer’s consultations on the 3rd Thursday of the month. Please call for appointment at (913) 831-3888.