We care for patients with complex conditions of the brain and nervous system every day at the Ayer Neuroscience Institute, but a simplified approach works best when caring for your neurologic conditions.

Our comprehensive care model, unique in the region, allows us to move nimbly and collaborate routinely. This spirit is rooted in thorough clinical reviews that encourage innovative ways to help our patients.

At each Ayer Neuroscience Institute location across the state, you’ll experience the same sense of teamwork that connects you to needed services like pain management, neurosurgery and rehabilitation. Each day, we see how collaboration fuels innovation and improves the patient experience. That’s why we embrace this model that provides you with the best possible care.


Looking for a neurologist?

If your primary care provider has recommended that you see a neurologist, a general neurologist is a great starting point in the evaluation of new or worsening neurologic symptoms.

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Learn more about the wide array of neurological conditions that we diagnose and treat here at Ayer.

Conditions We Treat


By combining the latest technologies with our multidisciplinary team, our goal is to provide you streamlined care.

Treatments We Offer

National MS Society

Center for Comprehensive MS Care

National Association of Epilepsy Centers

Level 4 Epilepsy Center 

2021 & 2022

The Joint Commission

National Quality Approval


The Safest Hospitals in the Northeast.

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Education & Training

The Ayer Neuroscience Institute is a premier training site for the next generation of medical professionals.

Keeping You Informed

Patient support is an important aspect of the services we provide.

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Classes & Support Groups

Saturday, Jun 15, 2024, 9:30AM - 2:30PM

On Site: Parkinson's Disease Management: Caring for the Whole of You

We invite all individuals & families affected by Parkinson's Disease to join us for a day long educational event. Chase Family Movement [...]

Tuesday, Jun 18, 2024, 1:00PM - 2:00PM

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