Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center

Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center is a regional referral center serving Will and surrounding counties as well as the southwest Chicago suburbs. As one of two Presence Neuroscience Institute hubs we offer life-saving advantages making the best possible outcomes 100% possible.

Learn more about our award winning care at Presence Health.


Neuroscience and Stroke Care at Presence Saint Joseph: Why Choose Us

We offer a full continuum of neuroscience and stroke care in our award-winning program that feature:

Advanced Primary Stroke Center: As a certified Primary Stroke Center by The Joint Commission, Presence Saint Joseph has long been known for stroke care excellence.
Telestroke: With a stroke, every second counts. As the first health system in Illinois to connect all of our emergency rooms through telemedicine technology, our patients are able to benefit from an industry-changing telemedicine program. Telestroke virtually links Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center with a team of specialized stroke physicians to quickly diagnose your neurological condition and work with the care team at your bedside. This technology offers the unique capability of actually reversing the devastating effects caused by a stroke. So, even if a stroke specialist isn’t on-site, their expertise is, making the best possible outcomes 100% possible.
Multidisciplinary Specialists: Employs world’s leading specialists in neurology, neurosurgery and neuroendovascular intervention.
Technique: Most advanced techniques and technology for treating stroke, tumors, head, neck and back trauma, epilepsy and movement disorders and the ability to reverse damaging effects of a stroke.
Accreditation: One of the few accredited electroencephalogram (EEG) labs in Illinois.

Neuroscience Treatments at Presence Saint Joseph

Our neurosciences specialists work together and use the most advanced technology to determine the problem and treat it effectively.


  • Brain Tumors, Lesions and Vascular Abnormalities
    • Stereotactic radiosurgery to treat tumors, lesions and vascular abnormalities
    • Resection of brain tumor in eloquent area of brain
    • Intraoperative placement of GLIADEL® Wafer
      Intracranial Bleeds
  • Subdural hematoma (SDH)
  • Intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH)
  • Subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH)
  • Epidural hematoma (EDH)

Parkinson's and Epilepsy:

  • Cortical mapping for diagnosis
  • Computer-guided surgery, including amygdalectomy and hippocampectomy
  • Vagal nerve stimulation

Intracranial and Skull Base Tumors:

  • Stealth-computerized surgical navigation, Varian TrilogyTM radiosurgery and novel chemotherapy techniques for:
  • Meningiomas
  • Mcoustic neuromas
  • Schwannomas
  • Chordomas
  • Chondrosarcomas
  • Glomus tumors
  • Metastases and craniofacial malignancies

Cerebral Aneurysms:

  • Endovascular direct/balloon or stent-assist coil embolization
  • Surgical clipping and coiling

Arteriovenous Malformations and Dural Fistulas:

  • Glue/onyx obliteration
  • Precision-guided radiotherapy
  • Diagnostic cerebral and spinal angiography
  • Surgical resection


  • Spinal Tumors:
    • Non-invasive and minimally invasive techniques

Vertebral Compression Fractures (VCF):

  • Balloon kyphoplasty
  • Vertebroplasty

Spinal Degeneration:

  • Spinal decompression - open and minimally invasive
  • Vertebrectomy
  • Vertebrectomy expandable cage placement
  • Lateral mass screw placement
  • Odontoid screw placement
  • Transodontoid screw placement
  • Interbody cage placement
  • Laminoplasty
  • Keyhole foraminotomy

Spinal Deformities and Injuries:

  • Kyphoplasty
  • Spinal fusion - multiple techniques


Stroke Clinic:

  • Outpatient neuroscience center treating stroke, aneurysms and other neurological conditions
  • Stroke Survivor Group - Monthly group for stroke survivors, caregivers and family. Meetings are led by stoke survivors and include guest speakers and open discussions

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Presence Saint Joseph Medical

301 North Madison Street

Joliet, IL 60435

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To make an appointment or for more information, call 877.737.4636

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