Collaborative neurological care

At Prisma Health, our combined Neuroscience service line has a strong tradition of working together to provide neurology and neurosurgery care with a team approach for patients across the state of South Carolina.

Our world-class care features multiple dedicated specialists working collaboratively in our Advanced Certification Comprehensive Stroke Center, dedicated Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit (NSICU) and Gamma Knife radiosurgery center.

Neurological conditions treated include:

  • Brain tumors and cerebral anuerysms
  • Stroke and transient ischemic attack
  • Parkinson's disease and movement disorders
  • Epilepsy, seizures, multiple sclerosis and dementia care
  • Headache and migraines


Expert care for all neurological disorders and diseases including stroke and transient ischemic attacks, epilepsy, headache and migraines.


Highly specialized care for the brain, spine and peripheral nervous system from fellowship-trained neurosurgeons.

Our neuroscience team

Utilizing the latest adavanced technological innovation and expert research , our expert neurologists and neurosurgeons at Prisma Health are dedicated to compassionate patient care for the brain, spine and nervous system. Our Prisma Health Stroke Center is on call 24/7 for victims of stroke and related conditions, and our 16-bed Neuroscinece ICU (NSICU) houses neurointensivists soley dedicated to the care of critically ill neurological patients.

Our neuroscience services are co-led by neurosurgery medical director Roham Moftakhar, MD, and neurology chair Souvik Sen, MD, MPH. Each of our fellowship-trained physicians are passionate about providing the highest level of care and serve as members of the faculty at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine.

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Patient Stories

“It was just a complete healing.”

While talking to a friend at home, Betty Gaetan started feeling the worst headache of her life.

Back to himself after five days

Six-year-old Marcus Williams suffered a stroke and seizure as a result his moyamoya disease.

“I’ve got my life back.”

Robert Lentz was being treated for a bleed in his brain when another unruptured brain aneurysm was discovered.

“I thank God I’m still here”

Tonya Williams' family responded quickly to help save her life after she suffered a stroke while sleeping.

The gold standard of stroke recovery

Early recognition helped James Rawl fully recover from his stroke.

“An awesome spirit”

Raoul Jenkins II was driving to see friends when he suffered a ruptured cerebral aneurysm.

Helping uncover Huntington's disease

After her mother was diagnosed with Huntington's disease, Molly Hamilton Cawley wanted to learn more about what her risks might be.

“A different feel from other hospitals”

Pediatric patient Megan Piasecki's headaches kept getting worse, until she collapsed at school from intracranial hypertension.

Signs of a stroke: BE FAST seeking care

What is a stroke? Learn the symptoms and and the causes. If you see any of these signs, it’s important to BE FAST seeking care – because with strokes, seconds matter.

Latest news

Prisma Health Gamma Knife® Center celebrates 20 years

One of only two Gamma Knife radiosurgery centers in the state offers brain tumor patients a safer treatment option.


Funding hope for neuroscience patients

Contribute to neurological and neurosurgical care and research efforts through the Prisma Health Midlands Foundation.

Latest journal edition

Neuroscience Journal

Our Neurosurgery and Neurology physicians contribute peer-reviewed research to our neuroscience journal.

Contact us

Serving Columbia, Lexington, Irmo, and the greater Midlands region of South Carolina, we have locations at Prisma Health Baptist Parkridge Hospital and Prisma Health Richland Hospital.

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