Head prof. Daiva Rastenytė, MD, PhD
Address: Eivenių Str. 2, LT-50161, Kaunas
Phone: +37037326675

Neurology Department provides secondary and tertiary level health service for neurological and pediatric neurological patients from Lithuania and abroad. The yearly turnover is about 20 000 consultations for adult patients and 5000 for pediatric patients.
In-patient units are for adult neurology (68 beds) with yearly admission of about 2400 patients and for pediatric neurology (28 beds) with yearly admission of about 1400 patients. Two centers for rare disorders has been established in 2013: the Center of Phacomatosis and the Center of Pediatric Neuromuscular Diseases.
The Department of Nervous and Psychiatric Diseases was established in 1924 in University of Kaunas. In 1985 it was expanded to the Department of Nervous, Psychiatry Diseases and Neurosurgery. In 1991 the structure of all clinical Departments has been reorganized by unifying academic and clinical structures according to the separate specialties. This is how the Department of Neurology was established: it unified the academic staff with clinical units for adult and pediatric neurology.

Since 1991 thirteen doctoral thesis were prepared and defended in Neurology Department on the topics of epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, headache, neuropatic pain, neuromuscular diseases, neurophysiological investigations, etc.
During the period of 2005–2012 the staff of Neurological Department has published 361 papers, 56 in the journals included in the list of Institute of Scientific Information.