Neurology: Clinical Programs
The Division of Neurology at the University of Toronto is one of the largest and most comprehensive neurological practices in Canada. We have subspecialized experts trained in epilepsy, movement disorders, dementias and other cognitive conditions, stroke and cerebrovascular diseases, neuro-oncology, multiple sclerosis and demyelinating disorders, autoimmune neurology, neurophysiology, concussion, neuro-ophthalmology, headache, neuromuscular diseases, peripheral nerve and sleep neurology.
Our subspecialty clinics, listed below, are distributed across the major teaching hospitals in Toronto and include Baycrest, St. Michael’s Hospital/Unity Health, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and University Health Network.
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) and Motor Neuron Disease
Sunnybrook ALS Clinic: Only one of seven ALS clinics in Ontario
Autoimmune Cognition, Encephalitis
Krembil Epilepsy Program (University Health Network)
BARLO MS Centre (Unity Health)
Dementia, Memory, Behaviour, and Cognition
Sam and Ida Ross Memory Clinic (Baycrest)
Krembil Epilepsy Program (UHN): Interdisciplinary comprehensive approach to epilepsy care that comprises neurologists, neurosurgeons, neuroradiologists, neuropsychologists, neurogeneticists, nursing and electrophysiologists. It is a Regional Epilepsy Surgical Centre of Excellence (RESC).
UHN Epilepsy Monitoring Unit: A 10-bed unit for patients using video and EEG recordings to locate the source of a seizure and epilepsy process. It the largest adult epilepsy monitoring unit in Canada.
UHN Epilepsy Diet Clinic: The first adult epilepsy diet clinic in Ontario using a Modified Atkins Diet to help reduce seizures in adults with various types of epilepsy.
UHN Epilepsy Genetics Clinic: - The KNC Epilepsy Genetics Clinic specializes in the diagnosis and management of genetically determined epilepsies (even if after initial investigation the culprit gene(s) could not be determined) and familial epilepsies.
UHN Epilepsy Pregnancy Clinic: A clinic to manage pregnant women with epilepsy in collaboration with obstetrics.
Headache & Pain
Centre for Headache (WCH): The Centre for Headache provides expert evaluation and individualized treatment plans for patients suffering from migraine and other headache disorders. It is the first of its kind at an Ontario teaching hospital.
BARLO MS Centre (SMH): One of the largest of its kind in North America and one of seven adult MS centres in Ontario that focuses on diagnosis and treatments of MS
Muscle, Myasthenia Gravis, Peripheral Nerve, Neuromuscular
Prosserman Family Neuromuscular Clinic (UHN): A recognized centre for excellence for Guillain-Barre and chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy by the GBS/CIDP Foundation International
St. Michael’s Hospital Neuromuscular Clinic (Unity Health)
Elisabeth Raab Neurofibromatosis Clinic (UHN): The first-in-Canada multidisciplinary clinic for adults with neurofibromatosis
Odette Cancer Centre (Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre)
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Howard Cohen Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus Program (UHN): First interdisciplinary program in North America to offer single day evaluation of NPH
Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders
Edmond J. Safra Program in Parkinson's Disease & the Morton and Gloria Shulman Movement Disorders Clinic (UHN): The largest movement disorder clinic & DBS program in Canada
Jeff and Diane Ross Movement Disorder Clinic (Baycrest)
Progressive Supranuclear Palsy
Sunnybrook Sleep Disorder Clinic: A state-of-the-art research, teaching and clinical sleep laboratory
Stroke & TIAs
Transient Ischemic Attack and Minor Stroke Unit (TAMS) UHN: Accepts only internal referrals
UHN Stroke Prevention Clinic (UHN): Recognized by Accreditation Canada for stroke distinction