Swift Institute Grows, Adds Neurology Specialty in Reno and Sparks

Reno, NV, June 19, 2023 — Swift Institute recently welcomed Dr. Timothy Louie, a board-certified neurologist, Kimberly Pope, APRN-BC, and Lisa Hammargren-Kuykendall, APRN-BC, to the team. Dr. Louie, Kim, and Lisa will provide neurology care at the Swift Institute’s convenient locations in South Reno and Sparks.  To request an appointment with our neurology team, please complete the form here.

neurology specialist in Reno, Nevada, Dr. Timothy Louie, Lisa Hammargren-Kuykendall, APRN, Kimberly Pope, APRN

“The recent addition of the Neurology specialty is a huge asset for our practice and community,” Ty Windfeldt, MBA, Swift Institute CEO, said. “We are privileged to add neurology to our existing list of exceptional specialty services, including spine surgery, orthopedic surgery, non-surgical spine and orthopedic care, urgent orthopedic clinic, interventional pain management, physical therapy, and imaging to our community. In addition, Dr. Louie’s, Kim’s, and Lisa’s extensive experience and skill set in general neurology, cerebrovascular diseases, and headache medicine will benefit our patients in receiving the care they need close to home.”

Dr. Louie received his medical degree at Loyola University of Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine in Chicago, IL, and residency training at UC Irvine Medical Center in Orange, CA. In addition, he completed fellowship training in neuromuscular diseases and EMGs at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, UT.

Kim has been specializing in neurology for 18 years. She earned her master’s degree in nursing at York College of Pennsylvania in York, PA. Kimberly next completed a certified nurse practitioner degree at Widener University in Philadelphia, PA. She specializes in general neurology, cerebrovascular diseases, stroke, and transient ischemic attack (TIA).

Lisa earned her master’s degree in nursing at the University of Nevada, Reno. She has focused her practice on neurology since 2012. Lisa cares for patients with vast neurological needs, primarily focusing on headache medicine.

The Swift Institute Neurology team understands that no two patients are alike and thus develops individual treatment plans for each patient. Dr. Louie, Kimberly, and Lisa can see patients with neurological conditions, including Parkinson’s/Movement disorders, Myasthenia Gravis, Epilepsy, ALS, Neuropathy, Migraines, Stroke / TIA, Cerebrovascular Disease (Moya Moya; CADASIL), Dementia/memory loss, Concussion/Traumatic Brain Injury, Autoimmune Disorders, Neuromuscular Diseases, and Huntington’s Disease. Also, they are accepting new patients in South Reno and Sparks. To learn more about Swift Institute Neurology, please visit https://theswiftinstitute.com/swift-neurology-reno-sparks/ or call 775-348-8800.

To request a future neurology appointment, please complete the form available here.

About Swift Institute

In partnership with HOPCo, Swift Institute includes over 60 specialists and multiple locations across Nevada. Swift Institute includes orthopedic, spine, neurosurgery, imaging, neurology, and vein specialists and serves residents of Nevada and beyond with innovative and patient-focused healthcare. The physicians and specialists at Swift Institute are among the top specialists in the United States to help ensure the highest quality patient care, whether in the medical clinic, the procedure suite, or the surgery suite. In addition, the Swift Institute spine, orthopedic, and vein specialists are focused on helping patients achieve their goals for recovery and activity.

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