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Traumatic Brain Injury Center

The Traumatic Brain Injury Center at Hennepin Healthcare offers comprehensive, multidisciplinary patient care, education and research to serve people who have sustained a traumatic brain injury (TBI).

We provide a full range of state-of-the-art medical and rehabilitative services. Our expertise spans the entire continuum of care for adult and pediatric TBI patients, from prevention to emergency care, neurosurgery, critical care, rehabilitation and the Traumatic Brain Injury Outpatient Program.

Each year the staff within the Traumatic Brain Injury Center cares for over 3,000 patients. We are here to provide you with nationally recognized medical expertise, advanced technology and committed, compassionate care from all members of our team. HCMC is the #1 hospital in the state of Minnesota for admitting TBI patients and has been so for many years.

To refer a patient call Hennepin Connect. 

Traumatic Brain Injury Outpatient Program

The Traumatic Brain Injury Outpatient Program offers a unique system of diagnosing, treating and caring for patients who are experiencing post-traumatic effects of an injury to the brain. 

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Pediatric Brain Injury Program

Since 1989, the Pediatric Brain Injury Program has provided specialty care to more than 4,000 children and adolescents with traumatic and other acquired brain injuries.

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What is a Brain Injury?

Mild, moderate or severe, they are all serious, even when called concussion.

Symptoms of a Brain Injury

Brain injury symptoms can appear right away or in a few days. 

Brain Injury Prevention

Not all, but many brain injuries can be avoided. 

Brain Injury Research

Hennepin Healthcare is a leader in cutting edge research.

TBI in Seniors

Brain injuries in seniors who fall are often overlooked. 

TBI Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation after a brain injury can be tough- we are the right partner.

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Ask the Doctor

Dr. David Hilden discusses brain injuries with Dr. Walter Galicich.


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Walter E Galicich, MD

Traumatic Brain Injury Center Medical Director

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Kary Lehman Briner, MS, LICSW

Traumatic Brain Injury Center Coordinator


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