July 31, 2014 at 11:35 pm

Beaumont opens $22M Neuroscience Center at Royal Oak campus

Neuron-inspired glass-enclosed Neuroscience Center lobby (Beaumont Health System)

Beaumont Health System opened a $22 million Neuroscience Center on its Royal Oak campus Thursday to treat children and adults.

The 80,000-square-foot, three-story facility is the first new building on the Royal Oak campus in more than a decade. It will house the Ian Jackson Craniofacial Clinic, as well as programs and clinics focusing on the spine, adult and child epilepsy, brain and spine tumors, stroke and other disorders.

In addition to providing services for pediatric patients, the new center will serve the needs of the growing, aging population addressing associated neurologic disorders, such as Alzheimers disease, brain tumors, Parkinsons disease, and other neurodegenerative diseases affecting the brain and spinal cord, said Dr. Fernando Diaz, head of neurosurgery at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, and physician leader of the center.

The center will be staffed by a team of neurologists, otolaryngologists, neuroradiologists, neuro-oncologists, neurosurgeons, craniofacial and skull base surgeons and ophthalmologists.

Karen Bouffard