Revolutionizing Neuroscience in South Jersey

Neurologist Evren Burakgazi-Dalkilic, MD, with a patient.

Neurologist Evren Burakgazi-Dalkilic, MD, with a patient.

Cooper University Health Care, a leading academic health system, provides complete neuroscience care to patients from all over the region. Our team of experts offers the latest diagnostic testing and novel treatment options for conditions ranging from general and complex neurological disorders to neurological emergencies, in addition to advanced rehabilitative services.

Tudor G. Jovin, MD, an internationally renowned neurologist who played an instrumental role in the advancements of acute stroke patient care, joined Cooper as Medical Director of the Cooper Neurological Institute in 2019. Under Dr. Jovin’s leadership, Cooper has seen significant growth in physician recruitment, breakthrough nonsurgical and surgical treatment options, and neuroscience research and clinical trials.

The Cooper Neurological Institute includes physicians and advanced practice providers in neurology, neuropsychology, neurosurgery, and physical medicine and rehabilitation. Our specialists work closely together to provide patients with the highest-quality care, management, and support for the following:

  • Aneurysm and Vascular Malformations
  • Brain Tumors
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Concussion and Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Epilepsy and Seizures
  • Headache Disorders
  • Memory Disorders and Dementia
  • Movement Disorders
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Neuroimmunology (Multiple Sclerosis)
  • Neuromuscular Disorders
  • Neurophysiology (EEG & EMG)
  • Neuropsychology
  • Neuroradiology and Neurodiagnostic Testing
  • Spinal Disorders
  • Stroke

“As part of South Jersey’s only Level I Trauma Center, the inpatient and emergency department teams provide 24/7 care for patients with traumatic brain and spine injuries,” says Dr. Jovin. “After hospital discharge, our patients are followed in the outpatient setting by board-certified and fellowship-trained physicians and specially trained advanced practice providers.”

Cooper is certified as a comprehensive stroke center by The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® and is recognized by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association as a Get with the Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus Award recipient. This designation is reserved for institutions with the ability to treat the most complex stroke cases.

“In addition to being the first Joint Commission-certified comprehensive stroke center, Cooper has the highest number of fellowship-trained and board-certified stroke neurologists in southern New Jersey,” Dr. Jovin says. “We also have neurointerventionalists, vascular neurosurgeons, neuroradiologists, and neurointensive care experts on site and immediately available at all times. When a patient suffering from a neurological emergency comes to Cooper, they are treated with the highest level of expertise and efficiency, leading to superior patient outcomes. This is our commitment to the community we serve and one that we take very seriously.”

When it comes to neuroscience, Cooper’s expertise is unmatched. Learn more about how our specialists are revolutionizing neuroscience by clicking here, or call 1.800.8.COOPER for an appointment to see a Cooper doctor.

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