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Traumatic Brain Injury Center

Providing state-of-the-art Medical and Rehabilitative Services

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, acute inpatient rehabilitation, and our Traumatic Brain Injury Outpatient Program.

We care for thousands of patients with brain injuries each year. But it's not just the volume that matters. We are here to provide committed, compassionate care from all members of our team.


Providers: For critical consults and referrals, call Hennepin Connect at 612-873-4262 or 800-424-4262.

To learn more about the Traumatic Brain Injury Center, call the Traumatic Brain Injury Center Coordinator at 612-873-3284.

If you are a provider or a family member and wish to refer a patient to our TBI Outpatient Program, call 612-873-6663.

TBI Outpatient Program

Traumatic Brain Injury Outpatient Program

The Traumatic Brain Injury Outpatient Program offers a personalized approach to diagnosis, treatment, and care of patients who are experiencing post-traumatic effects of an injury to the brain.

Pediatric Brain Injury Program

Pediatric Brain Injury Program

Since 1989, the Pediatric Brain Injury Program has provided a coordinated approach to caring for children and adolescents with traumatic and other acquired brain injuries that range from minor to the most severe.

Knapp Rehabilitation Center

Miland E. Knapp Rehabilitation Center

The Miland E. Knapp Rehabilitation Center provides acute inpatient rehabilitation for adolescents and adults, and is one of few rehab units in the state to offer a CARF accredited Brain Injury Specialty Program.

What is a Brain Injury?

Mild, moderate or severe. Every brain injury is serious.

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.

Learn about traumatic brain injuries from our experts.

The generosity of donors benefits the mission of Hennepin Healthcare. Click DONATE TODAY to make a financial contribution to our Hennepin Healthcare Foundation. To designate your funds to the TBI Center to help patients who sustain TBI and the staff who care for them, choose Other under the Designation drop down, then type TBI Center into the box. We are incredibly grateful for the contributions from our community.


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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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