Telemedicine Neurology Appointments

Minneapolis Clinic of Neurology is remaining open in order to be available to you for your neurology needs. During the recommended social distancing due to COVID-19, in addition to office visits, we are offering telemedicine appointments by video for patients that would like to be seen from the safety of their home.

We continue to provide emergency neurological care at all of the hospitals that we serve, including Mercy Hospital, Unity Hospital, North Memorial Health Hospital, Maple Grove Hospital, Fairview Southdale Hospital, and Fairview Ridges Hospital.

If you have a question regarding a currently scheduled appointment please call our office or send a message through our portal.

Burnsville:   952-435-8516
Coon Rapids:   763-427-8320
Edina:   952-920-7200
Golden Valley:   763-588-0661
Maple Grove:   763-302-4114

A mask/face covering is mandatory at all times in our offices.  No visitors are allowed with patients at this time, with the exception of the following:
Adults:  One healthy adult if assistance to the patient is required.
Pediatrics:  One legal guardian only.

For our patients with Multiple Sclerosis or other Neuro-immunology conditions who may be on medications that may alter your immune system, please follow this link.

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Neurological Diseases and Conditions

Our providers treat a wide range of neurological diseases and conditions. Read more about these conditions and how we can help.

Conditions We Treat



Decades of Experience

Founded in 1955, we are widely known and respected for our expertise and quality of care.


Patient Partnerships

We establish long-term clinical patient relationships
to comprehensively manage chronic neurological conditions.


Research

Our neurologist-lead research teams work to advance the field of neurology and improve patient care.


Hospital Care

We partner with a number of hospitals in the Twin Cities to provide 24/7 acute neurology care to our patients with critical neurological illnesses.

Patient Testimonials

  • Dr. Rogin was terrific as usual.
    Dr. Rogin Patient
  • Dr. Dorland was extremely helpful. It was so nice to speak with a MD that knew of the rare illness that I have.
    Dr. Dorland
  • Dr. Scott is extraordinary. So brilliant, expert and caring. I'm so grateful for his care. Jenny is also perfect! Communication is seamless.
    Dr. Scott Patient
  • The Virtual appointment was very easy to use.
    Dr. Bazakos Patient
  • Dr. Banica-Wolters is awesome and amazing. I really like her. I can relate to her and she really cares about my health and quality of life! 10 stars!
    Dr. Banica-Wolters Patient
  • This appointment was held virtually with my Mom at her assisted living facility and my sister and I from another location. It worked better than we could have hoped. PA was thorough, engaging with Mom, and caring. The input I received from my Mom and sister was all positive.
    Patient of Kristine Michael, PA-C
  • I truly appreciate the expertise, and genuine commitment of the staff of the Schapiro MS Center, especially Dr. Jonathan Calkwood, Heli Hunter, NP, and Nichole Cope, RN, research nurse.
    Patient of Heli Hunter, M.S.N., C.N.P., M.S.C.N.
  • I believe the precautions taken for corona virus were well thought out and carefully implemented.
    MCN – Edina Patient
  • I’ve been going to the Minneapolis Clinic of Neurology for around 20 years for migraines, under the care of Dr. Heiring and her team. I suffer from terrible migraines, however with their care and compassion, have been able to come up with solutions so I can still function and have improved quality of life (compared to before I was under their care).  I have frequently referred Dr. Heiring to those suffering from chronic migraines.
    Dr. Heiring Patient
  • Very informative and showed extreme concern for my health and well being...thank you.
    Dr. Dorland Patient
  • Dr. Bazakos is a great provider. He takes the time to listen and understand any issues or concerns you have and is very knowledgeable and ensures all of your questions are answered.
    Dr. Bazakos Patient
  • I always receive quality care at Minneapolis Clinic of Neurology.
    Dr. Aggarwal Patient
  • Jamie Witt is very personal Knowledgeable. Love her as our CPAP provider.
    Patient of Jamie Witt, PA-C
  • Elena is a great listener, and you can tell she “has your back”. She asks the right questions, she takes the time to explains things when I register confusion, she cares about your quality of life. She doesn’t begin an appt with her agenda, ticking off boxes, but not really listening to you. I really enjoy working with her.
    Patient of Elena Puig, PA-C, MSPAS
  • I have been a patient there for 5 years in I love all the doctors and nurses and I trust my doctors and they have helped me tremendously in every way possible. The are always concerned about not just my physical health but how I am doing emotionally and in my life. I think it's a wonderful group and could not ask for better health care.
    Dr. Masood Patient
  • Dr. Veen answered all of our questions and was so comfortable talking to her.  She really listened to what we had to say.
    Dr. Veen Patient
  • Excellent clinic and Dr. Cornelius is excellent!
    Dr. Cornelius Patient
  • Dr. Heiring is a thoughtful and caring doctor whom I trust.
    Dr. Heiring Patient
  • I have been with Dr. Ghazali for several years now, have much confidence in him and have recommended him multiple times to others.  The staff is also exceptional, particularly Shirley.
    Dr. Ghazali Patient
  • Dr. Zubkov saved my life in 2016. His fast acting response to my situation was awesome, and my appointments after my surgery were always informational and compassionate. Hes a great doctor and I recommend him to anyone needing neurological care.
    Dr. Zubkov Patient
  • Dr. Calkwood is great. He is caring and he listens to me.
    Dr. Calkwood Patient
  • Dr. Espinosa is a very kind and genuine doctor.  Also she is very thorough and organized.  I appreciate her very much.
    Dr. Espinosa Patient
  • I recommend Dr. Zubkov to many people.
    Dr. Zubkov Patient
  • I've always had great care at this clinic and I'm amazed by Dr. Scott's expertise in my health journey of 5 years.  I completely trust him and he has helped me through so much.  I recommend him to everyone who is looking for a neurologist.  His assistant Jenny is also great and always gets back to you quickly.
    Dr. Scott Patient
  • Dr. Brodsky is kindest and smartest doctor alive! You're lucky to have him on your staff and I'm lucky to have him as my doctor!!
    Dr. Brodsky Patient
  • Once again Minneapolis Clinic of Neurology did a fantastic job. Dr. Usmanova is a fantastic doctor. I have recommended her to many. I have given her name to my own Family Practitioner and he has given her name to several people.
    Dr. Usmanova Patient
  • Dr. Chadwick is the best neurologist we’ve ever had. Very patient and attentive.
    Dr. Chadwick Patient
  • Marri Fishel is a wonderful therapist.
    Patient of Marri Fishel, PT
  • My physical therapist has done a good job working with me.  I thank him for that.
    Patient of Q. Ai Nguyen, DPT
  • Dr. Masood has been a great help. He helped me at Mercy Hospital and was able to see me for follow up. Without his listening and kind, simple approach, I would still be suffering from very painful migraines. He is an asset to have as a doctor and for your clinic.
    Dr. Masood Patient
  • Dr. Kim was VERY personable, caring and thorough.
    Dr. Kim Patient
  • Pre appointment I was dreading the four hour testing.  I found the time went by much quicker than anticipated.  My test administrator Tyler was comfortable to work with.  Even though I had difficulty with some of the test Tyler remained non judgmental and encouraging.  Dr. Castro was a great listener and easy to talk to during my interview both before and after the test.  She also was very knowledgeable and offered good advice.  A thorough summary was submitted to my patient portal in a timely manner for my review.  Looking forward to my next trip here.
    Patient of Melissa Castro, Psy.D., L.P., ABPP
  • Dr. Aldinger is the best neurologist I’ve ever had. I would highly recommend her.
    Dr. Aldinger Patient
  • Dr Dong listened. We felt heard and cared for. She also went out of her way to get some testing done the same day as the appointment because we live a significant distance away from the clinic. We sincerely appreciated this.
    Dr. Dong Patient
  • Dr. Calkwood spent a lot of time with me on a video call. I really appreciated it.
    Dr. Calkwood Patient
  • Always helpful, genuine and very knowledgeable about what I need to do though I may not be the most accommodating person. They are willing to meet me on common ground. Excellent PT.
    Patient of Jill Honnoll, P.T., M.S.C.S.
  • Love the clinic and my doctor and her staff. She is very knowledgeable.
    Dr. Aldinger Patient
  • I love working with Dr. Kim.  She is patient and understanding.  I feel like she really understands my difficult situation with my injury and all of my symptoms.
    Dr. Kim Patient
  • Stephanie did a great job going over stretches and techniques to deal with my muscle tightness. Am excited to be working with her.
    Patient of Stephanie Freadrich, O.T.R./L., M.S.C.S.
  • Dr. Krishnamurthy has helped me with the pain in my shoulders and neck. He has also helped with my carpal tunnel in my right wrist.
    Dr. Krishnamurthy Patient
  • I have always felt well cared for at your clinic.
    Dr. Kim Patient
  • I love the warmth I get coming into physical therapy from both Paula and Karen.  They are both down to earth and good listeners of my concerns!
    Patient of Karen Guba, PT
  • It was my first visit with Dr Usmanova I've been going to this clinic for 35 years first Dr Porth then Dr Stein and now Dr Usmanova I've felt listened to and cared for by all of them I feel so comfortable at this clinic
    Dr. Usmanova Patient
  • Dr. Masood always looks out for the best of his patients.
    Dr. Masood Patient
  • Dr. Stulc and her team have always provided me with superior care.  They have always been extremely responsive, professional, and caring.  I have complete confidence in the care I am receiving.
    Dr. Stulc Patient
  • Very thorough and knowledgeable doctor. Dr Kim took time to listen, understand my problems and came up with a plan to take care of them.
    Dr. Kim Patient
  • Very easy to make an appointment. My appointment was quick and easy. He had already read my history with my previous neurologist which made this appointment hassle free and easy.
    Dr. Williams Patient
  • The appointment was on time. The staff and doctor were outstandingly polite and professional.
    Dr. Cornelius Patient
  • Dr. Yelena Usmanova has been my doctor for about 6 years. She explains everything to you and give pointers on staying healthy.
    Dr. Usmanova Patient
  • Given the pandemic and my child's health, we had an unusual circumstance.  The staff was VERY on top of all safety protocols and explained everything thoroughly.  The results were mailed in expected amount of time.  We were very thankful for the provider being able to open up.  Thank you!!
    Patient of Lisa Nippoldt-Baca, Psy.D., L.P.
  • Dr Stulc is so knowledgable about MS, she really puts me at ease by explaining what she’s thinking and why. I try to learn what I can by googling, but her knowledge and experience reminds me of why I trust in her expertise to lay out a treatment plan. Thank you!!
    Dr. Stulc Patient
  • Dr Scott is a wonderful doctor. I feel he listens to me and explains treatment options thoroughly.
    Dr. Scott Patient
  • Dr. Zubkov was extremely knowledgeable, insightful, and professional. He took the time to carefully explain all aspects of my go-forward health care plan to the degree of my understanding. Very impressed!!
    Dr. Zubkov Patient
  • Dr. Ghazali is a amazing doctor! Front desk staff is always super friendly and welcoming!
    Dr. Ghazali Patient
  • Dr. Cornelius is great!
    Dr. Cornelius Patient
  • Dr. Stulc is very professional, caring and spends the time needed with her patients…she makes sure all of your questions are answered!  I work in the medical field and have for years and I’m very observant how patients are treated, and I feel very respected when I see Dr. Stulc and her staff.
    Dr. Stulc Patient
  • My experience was very positive because my doctor listened, was professional, caring and kind, and very helpful.  Thank you.
    Dr. Ghazali Patient
  • Office staff is very friendly, knowledgeable, & polite. Love Dr. Cornelius!!
    Dr Cornelius Patient
  • I really value and like the Telemedicine way of providing care! Please continue it! Dr. Stulc is professional, thorough and she helps give me confidence with my care of MS!
    Dr. Stulc Patient
  • Absolutely the best. Every member of this team is great at what they do. Genuine and thorough and make the patient feel cared for and listened to. From Colleen at the front desk to Dr. Calkwood everyone truly adds value to this clinic. I am thankful for them all.
    Dr. Calkwood Patient
  • Dr. Espinosa is the most wonderful human in the world!  So knowledgeable and caring about her patients.
    Dr. Espinosa Patient
  • I am a hemorrhagic stroke survivor, entering my 9th year of recovery. Mpls. Clinic of Neurology has been there, caring for, and supporting me, every step of the way. My neurologist, Dr. Altafullah, saved my life as a brilliantly gifted physician. The team, and staff is extremely respectful, and prompt to respond and follow thru with my questions and needs. I would not be the capable, independent person I am today, without the dedication, this clinic provided me, during my journey towards recovery. A special, and heartfelt, thank you, to my heroes, at the Mpls. Clinic of Neurology.
    Dr. Altafullah Patient
  • This was my first time doing a telemedicine appointment and it was very easy and the doctor was as complete as could be without physical interaction.
    Dr. Veen Patient
  • Always caring about my well being. Highly recommended this clinic.
    Patient of Amanda Wald, PA-C
  • I was very pleased with the precautions taken regarding Covid 19. I felt very safe while I was there. Good job!!
    Dr. Usmanova Patient
  • Dr. Stulc is always well prepared and pleasant to speak with. She provided great information and support for my requested medication change. I left the appointment satisfied and impressed. Thanks.
    Dr. Stulc Patient
  • Doctor Dorland is great!
    Dr. Dorland Patient
  • It was a great time overall. I was apprehensive initially, but once I arrived and got started it was all good and actually very enjoyable. All I had contact with were able to put me at ease. I'm not sure what may have been different in other times (the suggested pandemic) and if we would have been person-to-person, but the video stuff and everything worked well. Seriously, it was a pleasure. And here are my words I still remember: Truck, spinach, cabinet, bookcase, lamp, zebra, squirrel, car, boat, onion - that's all for now. Have a great day.
    Patient of Anthony Odland, Ph.D., L.P., ABPP
  • Dr. Ghazali is an amazing doctor and listened to every concern I had regarding my chronic pain.
    Dr. Ghazali Patient
  • I always have a good experience when working with this Clinic, from the people that answer the phones to making an appointment or when leaving a message, I would hear back within a day.
    Dr. Masood Patient
  • The e visit was easily set up and went well, It was the first visit I had with Dr. Stulc and she was easy to talk to and very thorough. She went through my chart and explained how she wanted to proceed to treat my MS. I felt very good knowing I now have an awesome provider that specializes in MS.
    Dr. Stulc Patient
  • Dr. Zubkov and his team are amazing!  From the time you walk in the door to follow up they do a remarkable job.  I had a previous neurologist and am so glad I switched to this office.
    Dr. Zubkov Patient
  • Given the situation with the COVID-19 issue, my online appointment went amazingly well. It just worked. Pleased.
    Dr. Rogin Patient
  • Elena Puig listened carefully and showed sincere care. MCN ability to shift to virtual visits, while still providing a high level of care & concern, is appreciated.
    Patient of Elena Puig, PA-C, MSPAS
  • Dr. Calkwood is arguably the best MS specialst in the state -- and probably the 8-state region.
    Dr. Calkwood Patient
  • We were really pleased with all the information that we didn’t know about the virus. And I really appreciated not having to make the trip to the cities during this time of such serious circumstances.
    Patient of Jerry Phaff, PA-C
  • Everyone was very pleasant. Doctor Kelkar is an amazing Doctor and very informative. I Love that he takes time and listens to everything I am concerned about.
    Dr. Kelkar Patient
  • Dr. Aldinger gave me the most comprehensive examination I have ever experienced.  She has ordered further tests after which we anticipate some conclusions. I am deeply impressed and grateful for the grace and concern of your staff.
    Dr. Aldinger
  • The provider was very pleasant to work with and appreciate that she was honest when saying I didn't need a CPAP. Saved me the huge expense.
    Patient of Jessica Idahor, DNP, FNP-BC
  • I feel really comfortable that the treatment I receive from this clinic is the best I've had in thirty years of MS treatments.  The Minneapolis Clinic of Neurology has demonstrated they are best choice possible for MS treatment available in the Midwest, no question.
    Patient of Jerry Phaff, PA-C
  • great experience...Lisa and Dr. Altafullah were exceptional to work with...
    Dr. Altafullah Patient
  • Everyone was friendly and my infusion went great. The nurses are very good at what they do and caring about the patient experience.
    Schapiro Center Infusion Patient
  • Dr. Scott is always so professional and kind and always takes the time to listen to my concerns.
    Dr. Scott Patient
  • Highly recommend Dr Evan Williams to my friends. His professionalism, willingness to research my issues and compassion are second to none! Excellent care!
    Dr. Williams Patient
  • Dr. Stulc is excellent.  I have had my share of neurologists over the last 32 years and she is certainly my favorite!
    Dr. Stulc Patient
  • Dr. Scott is always very kind and compassionate. I have a very difficult diagnosis and he answers all my questions.  More doctor’s could learn kindness from him.
    Dr. Scott Patient
  • Dr. Zubkov is an amazing and knowledgeable physician. You can tell he truly cares and is invested in his patients.
    Dr. Zubkov Patient
  • The staff was exceptional!
    MCN – Golden Valley Patient
  • I have had my life changed in a special way under Dr. Stulc's leadership. Thank you, SD
    Dr. Stulc Patient
  • Dr. Kim was very professional and listened to my needs. She made me feel a part of the process not just another patient.
    Dr. Kim Patient
  • The staff is very professional.
    MCN – Coon Rapids Patient
  • Dr. Usmanova gave me excellent information regarding my illness.  Furthermore she discussed with me my medical issue and current results and discussed why a drop in a dosage of a current medication would be beneficial further helping my medical condition.  I was thrilled with her knowledge and positive care.  A great Doctor!
    Dr. Usmanova Patient
  • Dr. Bazakos takes the time to listen to you about your concerns and ask if I have any questions/concerns.
    Dr. Bazakos Patient
  • Dr. Hoogs is great. She is a good listener, knows her stuff, and does a great job explaining test results and related information.
    Patient of Marietta Hoogs, Ph.D., L.P., ABPP
  • Dr. Castro was very helpful; laid out my diagnosis in terms I could understand.  I look forward to my next visit with Dr. Dorland, who also takes the time to listen.
    Patient of Dr. Melissa Castro, Psy.D., L.P., ABPP
  • The professionalism of the staff and Doctor was outstanding. They helped my understand my situation and what the treatment going forward is.
    Dr. Banica-Wolters Patient
  • Kristine is always willing to listen and talk about whether symptoms may or may not be due to the MS. Very much appreciate her. Quick responses when I as questions through the portal that MCN has set up.
    Patient of Kristine Michael, PA-C

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COVID-19 Update

Minneapolis Clinic of Neurology is remaining open in order to be available to you for your neurology needs. During the recommended social distancing due to COVID-19, in addition to office visits, we are offering telemedicine appointments by video for patients that would like to be seen from the safety of their home.

We continue to provide emergency neurological care at all of the hospitals that we serve, including Mercy Hospital, Unity Hospital, North Memorial Health Hospital, Maple Grove Hospital, Fairview Southdale Hospital, and Fairview Ridges Hospital.

If you have a question regarding a currently scheduled appointment please call our office or send a message through our portal.

Burnsville:   952-435-8516
Coon Rapids:   763-427-8320
Edina:   952-920-7200
Golden Valley:   763-588-0661
Maple Grove:   763-302-4114

A mask/face covering is mandatory in order to enter our office.  Please bring your own mask/face covering.  No visitors are allowed with patients at this time, with the exception of the following:
     Adults: One healthy adult if assistance to the patient is required.
     Pediatrics: One legal guardian only.

Appointments may be canceled with very short notice should a patient test positive for, or experience signs or symptoms of, COVID-19, our health care capacity change or COVID-19 caseloads in the community increase.

For our patients with Multiple Sclerosis or other Neuro-immunology conditions who may be on medications that may alter your immune system, please follow this link.