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:

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.

For more information about Dr. Brown or Dr. Simon, call Ridgeview Specialty Clinic at 952-442-7807.