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Advancing neurologic health through innovation and excellence

Comprehensive research. Premier education. Multi-disciplinary care.

The Indiana University School of Medicine Department of Neurology, under the leadership of Chair Laurie Gutmann, MD, has a rich tradition in academic neurology with a national reputation in neurological education and neuroscience research. For more than 75 years, neurologists have shaped the department as a leader in education, research and clinical care. The department, housed in the state-of-the-art Indiana University Health Neuroscience Center in downtown Indianapolis, has grown to include a faculty consisting of nearly 90 physicians, clinician scientists, and scientists who are internationally and nationally recognized specialists in neurologic health and neuroscience.


Accomplished physician faculty in the Department of Neurology are deeply committed to training medical students, residents and fellows in this complex field of medicine. The residency and fellowship programs provide exceptional training for the nation's future neurologists.
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Liana Apostolova, MD meets with a LEADS participant.


Through a long tradition of research in cerebrovascular disease and the collaborative work of multidisciplinary subspecialty programs, investigators in the Department of Neurology are transforming patient lives through improved prevention and treatment for neurological issues.
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Clinical Care

The Department of Neurology operates within the IU Health Neuroscience Center, a state-of-the-art collaborative facility that combines the expertise of several IU School of Medicine departments. Our clinical faculty, residents and fellows work together to provide exceptional patient care.
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86 Faculty Members
16.4 million dollars in NIH funding in 2023
58,216 patient visits in 2023

On the Blog

Keep up with the latest feature stories about Neurology faculty physicians and researchers on the IU School of Medicine blog.

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Neurology News

View recent news about scientific discoveries and advances among Neurology investigators on the IU School of Medicine newsroom.

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Upcoming Events

Aug 15 6:00pm

GME Inclusive Excellence Open House for Residency and Fellowship Applicants

Explore IU School of Medicine’s residency & fellowship programs in our virtual open house. Engage with leaders, residents, and fellows to learn more about our commitment to inclusive excellence. 


Oct 22 9:00am - 3:00pm

Fall Research Symposium

Research Education Component (REC) presents the Fall Research Symposium!

Goodman Hall