The diagnosis of a neurological disorder can be life-changing, but it doesn’t have to be. CHI St. Vincent’s neurologists and neurosurgeons are specially trained to deal with the entire spectrum of diseases and disorders that affect the brain, spinal cord, nerves, and muscles. Patients from around the world, including 38 states and all 75 counties in Arkansas, travel here to seek care at the world-class Arkansas Neuroscience Institute.
Physicians and researchers at CHI St. Vincent are continually evaluating the latest research, techniques, and technology in order to give their patients the greatest quality of life. In fact, when others have said they cannot help, the neurology team at CHI St. Vincent has earned a reputation for saying they can.
CHI St. Vincent’s team of doctors, nurses, technologists and other medical professionals provide customized care and treatment for:

  • Strokes,
  • Epilepsy (seizures),
  • Headaches,
  • Dementia (Alzheimer’s disease),
  • Multiple Sclerosis,
  • Parkinson’s Disease, and
  • Various forms of pain

The Arkansas Neuroscience Institute is a comprehensive program incorporating all aspects of neurosurgery and the spectrum of neurological disorders: skull-base surgery, vascular neurosurgery, neuro-oncology, spine and spinal cord surgery epilepsy surgery and surgery for movement disorders.
The ANI is led by Dr. Ali Krisht, an internationally-renown neurosurgeon and chief editor of the medical journal Contemporary Neurosurgery. Dr. Krisht has world-recognized expertise in vascular microsurgery involving the treatment of aneurysms, arterio-venous malformations, and acute treatment of stroke.
This spring, the ANI will move to CHI St. Vincent’s refurbished north campus in Sherwood where a $28 million hospital renovation and construction of a new a state-of-the art Education and Research Center will help the team map the human brain, improve treatment outcomes and train future surgeons.
CHI St. Vincent patients, the Little Rock community, the state of Arkansas, and indeed the world find unparalleled expertise in the hands of the team of neurosurgeons and neurologists at CHI St. Vincent.