Treatments for Neurological Care

Surgical Procedures


MemorialCare’s renowned neurosurgeons perform complex surgical procedures and treat neurological conditions using the latest innovations and techniques in neurosurgery, such as minimally invasive s

Minimally Invasive Procedures

Clot Retrieval

MemorialCare Saddleback Medical Center is one of the few stroke receiving centers to offer clot retrieval, an advanced, minimally invasive treatment for acute stroke to restore blood flow to the br

Deep Brain Stimulation

Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) may be an effective treatment option for patients with movement disorders; specifically essential tremor, dystonia or Parkinson’s disease, and those whose symptoms are

Minimally Invasive Surgery


This surgical procedure destroys a group of cells in the internal globus pallidus, the major area from which information leaves the basal ganglia.

Minimally Invasive Surgery


This surgical procedure destroys a small group of cells in the thalamus, a major area that receives information from the basal ganglia.

Minimally Invasive Surgery

Rehabilitation Treatments

Neuro Rehabilitation

Neurological injuries affect thousands of people each year. With the appropriate rehabilitation program, physical, functional, cognitive and swallowing ability can be improved leading to a path to recovery.


Neurological Rehabilitation and Balance Program

MemorialCare Saddleback Medical Center’s comprehensive Rehabilitation Services includes speech therapy, occupational therapy and physical therapy with one-on-one, individualized treatments and mode


Receiving Centers

Stroke Receiving Center

If you think you or someone else is having a stroke, call 9-1-1 immediately and note the time of when any of the symptoms first appear. Do not drive yourself or wait for a ride from a friend or family member. Have an ambulance take you to the hospital that is a stroke receiving center right away.

Non-Surgical Procedure


No matter what time a stroke happens, patients have instant access to a neurology specialist upon arrival via telemedicine, so they receive immediate treatment.