GET A SECOND OPINION

Why choose WVU Medicine for a second opinion?

The WVU Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute is part of something much bigger – an integrated network of doctors, researchers, allied health professionals, hospitals, labs, institutes, and clinics across all of West Virginia, Western Maryland, Southwest Pennsylvania, and Southeast Ohio. We’re unified in purpose and are all anchored by a 690-bed academic medical center in Morgantown at West Virginia University, an R1 research institution and West Virginia’s land-grant university.

We offer neurosurgical second opinions for the following conditions and treatments:

  • Brain, spine, and spinal cord tumors
  • Spine surgery
  • Aneurysms, AVMs, cerebrovascular surgery, or carotid artery surgery
  • Pituitary tumors
  • Acoustic neuromas
  • Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) surgery
  • Metastatic brain tumors
  • Peripheral nerve surgery and peripheral nerve disorders

Patients

For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 855-WVU-CARE (855-988-2273) or schedule online.

Providers

If you are a community doctor and wish to make a second opinion referral to the WVU Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute, we have several we have several ways to do so, that are both easy and streamlined.

Medical Access Referral System (MARS) at 800-WVA-MARS (800-982-6277)

Access our referring provider portal to submit electronic referrals and more. Log in now

Submit A Referral Form: Download our fillable referral forms. View Forms

Additional services include:

Behavioral Medicine Services

WVU Medicine offers treatment of mental health illness and addiction for adults, adolescents, and children. Our programs provide a continuum of care through outpatient, partial hospitalization, inpatient, and residential treatment services.

Neuroscience Services

WVU Medicine offers treatment for neurological conditions for adults, adolescents, and children. Services include specialties in neurology, neurosurgery, neuro-radiology, memory and neuromodulation. Our programs provide a continuum of care through outpatient, partial hospitalization, inpatient, and residential treatment services.

Judi’s Journey with Alzheimer’s

Neurological surgeons, neurologists, and neuropsychologists at the West Virginia University Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute were the first in the world to use focused ultrasound to treat a patient with Alzheimer’s disease. Judi is the first patient to undergo the phase II clinical trial.

Watch Her Story

“We care deeply about our patients and families in West Virginia, across the country, and around the world; our boldest aspiration is to make their lives better, one person at a time.”

Ali Rezai, MD

Executive Chair, Vice President of Neuroscience Associate Dean, John D. Rockefeller IV tenured professor in neuroscience, West Virginia School of Medicine, WVU Medicine