When it comes to treating brain and spine disorders, Ascension Sacred Heart neurology and neurosurgery care teams start by listening to understand your needs and so we can work together to explore options and develop a treatment plan that is right for you. And if surgery is needed, our surgeons use the most up to date, minimally invasive techniques.

In 2018, Ascension Sacred Heart was rated among the top 10 percent of hospitals nationwide for spine surgery and stroke care by one of the nation’s leading healthcare ratings organizations. And we are the only facility in northwest Florida to offer the most advanced form of non-invasive brain surgery, the Leksell Gamma Knife® Perfexion™.

We specialize in caring for epilepsy and seizures, back and neck pain, compression neuropathies such as carpal tunnel syndrome and neuromuscular diseases, neuropsychology and memory conditions, headache, multiple sclerosis, sleep conditions, stroke and more.

In 2018, Ascension Sacred Heart opened a new, state-of-the-art hybrid operating room at Sacred Heart Hospital Pensacola, the first of it’s kind in Northwest Florida, providing patients with access to the highest level of therapeutic and diagnostic tools available for stroke and other neurological illnesses.

The hybrid operating room provides technology that enables surgeons to perform minimally invasive surgery and procedures customized to each patient. Our goal is to provide the care that is right for you and get you back to doing the things you love.


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Pediatric Brain and Spine Care

Our nationally recognized neurosurgeons have the specialized experience to care for the growing brains and nervous systems of children. And we’re have the only pediatric Neurosurgery program in Northwest Florida. By working with pediatric radiologists, anesthesiologists, pharmacists and more at the Studer Family Children’s Hospital at Sacred Heart, we can provide the compassionate, personalized care that helps children and parents feel at ease.

Comprehensive Stroke Care

Sacred Heart Regional Stroke Center is the only care center in Northwest Florida designated as a Comprehensive Stroke Center by the Florida Agency for Healthcare Administration and is rated among the top 10 percent of stroke programs in the nation. Our care teams work to quickly treat stroke symptoms and meet the highest standards of care.

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About Ascension Sacred Heart

Sacred Heart Health System is Northwest Florida’s leading provider of high quality health care to children and adults. The hub of the Health System is the 566-bed Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola that includes the region's only facility specializing in the care of children -- the Studer Family Children's Hospital at Sacred Heart.

In 2003, the Health System opened Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast, a 76-bed community hospital in Walton County, near Destin, Fla. Sacred Heart on the Emerald Coast that is rated among the top hospitals in the United States for patient satisfaction. In March 2010,Sacred Heart Hospital on the Gulf, a 19-bed hospital, opened in Port St. Joe, Fla. and provides services to residents of Gulf and Franklin counties.

Sacred Heart is part of Ascension, the nation's largest Catholic, nonprofit health system. Ascension and Sacred Heart are committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. For more information, call 850-416-7000