Awards & Recognition for Neurological Care

  • The Nebraska Medical Center has rated nationally for neurology and neurosurgery in the 2012 and 2014 U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals ranking.
  • We've also been recognized as a High Performing Hospital in neurology and neurosurgery in 2011, 2013, 2017, 2018 and 2019-2020 U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals ranking.

Our efforts in neurological treatment and research have been recognized by numerous organizations:

  • Certified as a Comprehensive Stroke Center by The Joint Commission (TJC), in collaboration with the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's Brain Attack Coalition — the highest level of stroke certification available.
  • Nebraska Medicine/UNMC was designated as a Huntington’s Center of Excellence by the Huntington's Disease Society of America (HDSA) - one of only 29 in the nation, and the only one in the state
  • Nebraska Medicine/UNMC was awarded The American Heart Association and the American Stroke Gold Plus status for the Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Performance Achievement
  • National Association of Epilepsy first hospital in the state qualifying as a Level 4 (highest) designation
  • Certified Center of Excellence for Multiple Sclerosis program
  • Certified Center of Excellence for the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Program
  • Spine Program Center of Excellence designation by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska