Neurology is the field of medical science that studies the nervous system – the brain, the spinal cord and the body’s complex network of nerves. Clinical neurologists diagnose and treat diseases of the nervous system to help people with neurological diseases or injuries live a more fulfilling, less disabling life.
Ridgeview's Neurology services provide advanced diagnostic testing, treatment and individualized plans of care for our patients. Ridgeview neurologists are skilled in the diagnosis and treatment of a variety of conditions for adults including:
- Neuromuscular disorders
- Alzheimer’s disease, dementia and other memory disorders
- Sleep disorders
- Conditions affecting the peripheral nerve and muscles
- Humanism in medical education
Neurological procedures performed at Ridgeview:
Our neurologists also work closely with Ridgeview colleagues in Neurosurgery, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and other specialties to help patients receive the most effective treatments available.
What is a neurologist
A neurologist is a doctor who specializes in treating diseases of the nervous system. In addition to graduating from medical school and completing an internship, neurologists complete three years training in a neurology residency program.
Kevin Brown, DO, is Ridgeview’s lead neurologist and medical director of Neurology Services in the Ridgeview Professional Building in Waconia and Ridgeview Specialty Clinic - Neurology at Two Twelve Medical Center in Chaska. He is board certified in Neurology and Neuromuscular Medicine by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.
Leanore Simon, MD, is board certified in Neurology. She has professional interests in neuromuscular diseases, Multiple Sclerosis anfd electroymography. She sees patients at Ridgeview Specialty Clinic at Ridgeview Professional Building in Waconia and Ridgeview Specialty Clinic - Neurology in Two Twelve Medical Center in Chaska.
Ellen Freeman, PA-C, is a board-certified Physician Assistant with medical interests in dementia, migraines and seizure disorders. She sees patients at Ridgeview Belle Plaine Clinic in Belle Plaine, Two Twelve Medical Center in Chaska and Ridgeview Professional Building in Waconia.
For more information about Dr. Brown, Dr. Simon or Mrs. Freeman, call Ridgeview Specialty Clinic at 952-442-7807.