The NeuroMedical Center | Advanced Neurology & Neurological Services

Meet the Team Leading Neurology in Louisiana

The NeuroMedical Center brings together the region’s top neurologists with expertise in some of the most  groundbreaking neurologic therapies and technologies.

Seven board certified, fellowship-trained neurologists provide expert assessment, diagnosis, and management for the full spectrum of adult neurologic disorders.  Our neurologists work with your primary care provider to deliver exceptional neurological care tailored to your unique needs.

A Few Reasons To Trust The NeuroMedical Center

You are in good hands with the The NeuroMedical Center, for these and other reasons:

  1. Our leading brain tumor program. The NeuroMedical Center is home to Baton Rouge’s only board-certified, fellowship-trained neurologist/neuro-oncologist for outstanding brain and spinal tumor expertise.

  2. We provide nationally recognized care. The NeuroMedical Center’s distinguished Movement Disorder program has provided life-changing results for individuals with Parkinson’s disease, essential tremor (ET), and dystonia.

  3. Access to top clinic research neurologists. The NeuroMedical Center actively participates in the latest clinical trial studies, helping to lead the way in new neurological treatments and therapies.

What is a Neurologist?

Neurologists are medical specialists who diagnose and treat disorders that affect the brain, spinal cord, and nerves, such as:

The NeuroMedical Center’s Neurology team provides life-changing treatments that have been shared worldwide.

We Have Created Specialized Neurology Programs

Using an interdisciplinary approach to assessment, treatment, and rehabilitation for neurological conditions, our neurologists work hand-in-hand with neurosurgeons, physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R), pain medicine, neuropsychologists, and neuroradiologists at The NeuroMedical Center.

All of our neurologists practice general neurology, and our expertise extends to several sub-specialities as well, including:

Comprehensive Neurology Services In One Convenient Location

The NeuroMedical Center’s Neurology team is committed to providing our patients and their families with quick, accurate diagnoses from a complex array of possible neurological disorders. To meet that goal, we offer a variety of leading-edge diagnostic tests and imaging capabilities in-house to identify neurologic disorders and develop appropriate treatment plans. 

Treatments are designed around each patient’s condition, disease progression, and unique needs and may include a combination of therapies. The diagnostic options at our disposal include:

    • An advanced imaging center. The NeuroMedical Center’s Neurology team has in-house access to a comprehensive range of imaging services using state-of-the-art imaging technology for the fastest and most accurate results for our patients. We offer studies of the head, neck, and spine, as well as orthopedic scans.
    • A state-of-the-art neurodiagnostic lab. The NeuroMedical Center offers the latest electrodiagnostic testing, including electroencephalography (EEG), Electromyography (EMG), evoked potentials, and nerve conduction studies for the most accurate assessments of neurological function.

    • A full-service sleep center. Neurologists at The NeuroMedical Center have access to a full-service sleep center featuring advanced technologies to monitor your sleep and determine the nature of your sleep disturbances.

    • An integrative health center. The NeuroMedical Center offers IV Hydration and Vitamin Infusion services to help our established patients and the community “Recover, Refresh, Revive, Restore, and Revitalize” with intravenous delivery of fluids, electrolytes, and vitamins.

Access The Latest Therapies At our Clinical Research Department

Neurologists at The NeuroMedical Center are engaged in various clinical and basic research to better understand, prevent, and treat neurological disorders. The NeuroMedical Center also offers an in-house Clinical Research department, allowing patients access to new therapies currently only available in trial studies.

Meet Our Neurology Team

Using an interdisciplinary approach to treatment and rehabilitation for neurological conditions, our neurologists work hand-in-hand with the entire team of neuro specialists and physical medicine practitioners at the NeuroMedical Center to provide complete care for our patients.

Gerald J. Calegan, M.D.
Movement Disorder
Neurologist

Dariusz Gawronski, M.D.
Neurologist

B. Glenn Kidder, M.D.
Movement Disorder
Neurologist

Jon D. Olson, M.D.
Neurologist / Neuro-Oncologist

Kuldeep V. Patel, M.D.
Neurologist/
Neurophysiologist

Ashok Reddy Polu, M.D.
Stroke
Neurologist/Neurohospitalist

Gary J. Walker, M.D.
Stroke
Neurologist/Neurohospitalist

Rebecca E. Whiddon, M.D.
Neurologist

Kayla-Aucoin,-APRN,-FNP

Kayla Aucoin, APRN, FNP
Neurology

Caitlin Cassidy, FNP-C
Neurology

Savannah Diaz, PA-C 
Neurology

Jennifer-Little-APRN-FNP-2

Jennifer Little, APRN, FNP
Neurology

Kristen Villar, APRN, FNP
Neurology

We Treat a Wide Range of Neurological Conditions

Neurologists at The NeuroMedical Center offer comprehensive assessment, diagnosis, and care management for common to complex disorders of the central nervous system.  Click the links to learn more about specific conditions we expertly treat.

Choose The NeuroMedical Center's Neurology Team

There are many reasons to choose The NeuroMedical Center to treat the conditions listed above. When you work with us, you can expect:

  • The highest level of comprehensive and patient-centered neurological care in the country.
  • To work with neurologists who are board certified/board eligible and fellowship-trained.
  • Treatments designed around each patient’s condition, disease progression, and unique needs.
  • Faster results and diagnoses. This is possible because all neurodiagnostic and neuroimaging technology is available in-house.
  • If you need appointments with more than one neurological expert for testing, we will coordinate your visits on the same day so you don’t have to make multiple trips.
  • Access to the latest treatments and therapies, only available in trial studies, via our in-house clinical research department.

Our patients come to us when dealing with some of the most difficult issues a person can face. We offer compassionate, personalized, and comprehensive care. Request an appointment with a neurologist today, and let us find the best possible outcome for your case.