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 Neurology

Autoimmune Cognition, Encephalitis

UHN Memory Clinic 

Autoimmune Epilepsy

Krembil Epilepsy Program (University Health Network)

Multiple Sclerosis

BARLO MS Centre (Unity Health)

Autoimmune Neuromuscular

Prosserman Family Neuromuscular Clinic (UHN)
Sunnybrook Neuromuscular Clinic
St. Michael’s Hospital Neuromuscular Clinic (Unity Health) 

Concussion

Canadian Concussion Centre (UHN): The world's first program dedicated to a four pronged approach to concussions – research, education, diagnosis and treatment.
Traumatic Brain Injury Clinic (SBK)

Dementia, Memory, Behaviour, and Cognition

Toronto Dementia Research Alliance

Sam and Ida Ross Memory Clinic (Baycrest)

Sunnybrook Memory Clinic

UHN Memory Clinic 

Epilepsy

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.

Multiple Sclerosis

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

Sunnybrook MS Clinic

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

Sunnybrook Neuromuscular Clinic

St. Michael’s Hospital Neuromuscular Clinic (Unity Health)

Neurofibromatosis

Elisabeth Raab Neurofibromatosis Clinic (UHN): The first-in-Canada multidisciplinary clinic for adults with neurofibromatosis

Neuro-oncology

Gerry & Nancy Pencer Brain Tumour Centre (UHN)

Odette Cancer Centre (Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre)

Neuro-ophthalmology

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Krembil Neuro-Ophthalmology Clinic (UHN)

St. Michael’s Hospital Ophthalmology

Neuro-otology

Centre for Advanced Hearing and Balance Testing (UHN)

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

Rossy Progressive Supranuclear Palsy Centre (UHN)

Sleep Disorders

Sunnybrook Sleep Disorder Clinic: A state-of-the-art research, teaching and clinical sleep laboratory

Stroke & TIAs

St. Michael’s Hospital Stroke Clinic

Sunnybrook Stroke Clinic

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