Neurological Institute

Greenville Health System (GHS) Neurological Institute offers comprehensive diagnosis and treatment of neurology-related conditions. Under the direction of medical director, Mary Hughes, MD, the Institute has grown to eight divisions, deepened clinical capabilities and improved patient access.


  • Greenville Memorial Hospital has received Primary Stroke Center Certification through The Joint Commission
  • NeuroDirect, GHS' telemedicine network for stroke diagnosis at community hospitals including Baptist Easley, Greer Memorial, Hillcrest Memorial, Laurens County Memorial, Newberry County Memorial, North Greenville and Oconee Medical Center
  • Gold Plus award for stroke from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for on-going excellence
  • Interventional neurology treatments


  • Weekly Seizure Clinic 
  • Epilepsy Monitoring Unit - adult and pediatric patients
  • Programming for deep brain stimulation for epilepsy/VNS
  • Epilepsy surgery

Neuromuscular Disorders

(ALS Neuropathies, muscular dystrophy)
  • Electrodiagnostic lab services

Movement Disorders/Parkinson's Disease

  • Movement Disorders Clinic
  • Lee Silverman method for speech therapy in cooperation with Roger C. Peace Rehabilitation Hospital
  • Research into benefits of exercise for Parkinson's patients
  • Programming for deep brain stimulation for Parkinson's

Demyelinating Diseases (Multiple Sclerosis)

  • MS Registry
  • Intrathecal baclofen pump management
  • Infusion Center


Memory Disorders & Behavioral Neurology

The Center for Success in Aging, GHS' geriatric practice, offers comprehensive consultative services for geriatric patients include memory health issues.

  • Memory Health Program with GHS' Center for Success in Aging
  • Program for caregivers of those with memory disorders


Roger C. Peace Rehabilitation Hospital offers inpatient and outpatient neuro-psychology services