Neurologist - Dementia Specialist

Allina Health

Allina Health

Minneapolis, MN, USA
Posted on Friday, September 22, 2023

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Date Posted:

March 01, 2023


31009906 Neuroscience Clinic


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Job Summary:

Based in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota, Allina Health is a not for profit 503(c) organization, with 90+ clinics, 10 hospitals/13 campuses throughout the region including western Wisconsin. Allina Health operates in one of the nation’s most vibrant, livable areas; a place where you can build the career you want—and you and your family can be part of thriving community.

Allina Health Neuroscience, Spine & Pain Institute is a comprehensive Neuroscience Institute and is looking for a Dementia Neurologist to join our growing team. Our quaternary hospital, Abbott Northwestern, is ranked in the Top 50 hospitals in the United States for Neurology/Neurosurgery by US News and World Report.

Key Position Details:

Allina Health Neuroscience, Spine & Pain Institute is a comprehensive Neuroscience Institute seeking a Neurologist with fellowship training in Dementia, Geriatric Neurology, Cognitive Neurology, or Cognitive-Behavioral Neurology or a Neurologist with an interest in Dementia. This position is based at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis, MN in a hospital-based clinic. Abbott Northwestern Hospital is the quaternary hospital for Allina Health and is ranked in the Top 50 hospitals in the United States for Neurology/Neurosurgery by US News and World Report.

Located in south Minneapolis, Abbott Northwestern is consistently recognized nationally and locally for its exceptional expertise and care.

- With over 5,500 employees, 1,400 physicians and 633 beds, Abbott Northwestern Hospital cares for nearly 370,000 patients and their families each year from the Twin Cities area and throughout the Upper Midwest.

- Abbott is known around the region and across the U.S. for its centers of excellence through the Institutes of: Cancer, Minneapolis Heart, Spine, Neuroscience, Orthopaedics, WomenCare, and Courage Kenny Rehabilitation.

- Abbott is also an ANCC Magnet-designated hospital

Consistently ranked as one of the best places to live in America by U.S. News & World Report, Minneapolis-St. Paul, commonly referred to as the Twin Cities, offers a high quality of life and a low cost of living. There are excellent school systems, a thriving workforce, an award-winning culinary scene, museums of all types, outstanding theaters, 4 major league sports teams, and an international airport. Minneapolis boasts outdoor hobbies including fishing and boating, great golf, and some of the country's best bike trails.

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Job Description:

Principle Responsibilities

  • Diagnoses, treats and consults patients who have impaired memory function or other neurocognitive disease.

  • Examines patient’s mental and physical status, conduct medical tests and scans, and evaluate the results to diagnose and treat the patient.

  • Reviews patient's medical history while collecting, prioritizing, and synthesizing comprehensive data pertinent to the patient's health or situation.

  • Evaluates, interprets, and coordinates information to make decisions and recommendations regarding patient care.

  • Provides education, consultation or intervention to patients (treatment plan) and their families.

  • Works collaboratively with patients to improve their health and well-being.

  • Practices in a thoughtful manner including consideration for cultural diversity, individual autonomy and legal responsibilities.

  • Participates in neuroscience research activities.

  • Charts in electronic format in accordance with licensure and scope.

  • Actively participates in multidisciplinary team approach to case management.

  • Responsible for providing care in the outpatient setting.


  • Utilizes quality improvement tools to develop processes that promote continuous improvement in delivery of patient care, patient outcomes, or work flows.

  • May participate in peer review and quality assurance.

Job Requirements

  • MD, DO, or foreign equivalency training required

  • BE/BC with ABMS or AOA required

  • Fellowship training in Dementia, Geriatric Neurology, Cognitive Neurology, Cognitive-Behavioral Neurology OR strong interest in Dementia required

  • Active, non-restricted medical license in MN (or ability to obtain)

  • Ability to obtain and/or maintain MN DEA certification and National Provider Identifier (NPI)

  • Ability to meet criteria/qualifications for Credentialing and hospital privileges, if applicable

Physical Demands
Medium Work*:
Lifting weight Up to 32 lbs. occasionally (*Allina Safe Patient Moving Policy), Up to 25 lbs. frequently


Call or Email the Recruiter

Josh Delzer, Physician Recruiter

Sanjay P. Singh, MD, FAAN, FANA

President – Allina Health Neuroscience, Spine & Pain Institute