Patients and visitors
The Montreal Neurological Hospital is an ultra-specialized academic medical centre where a dedicated team uses a wide array of advanced technology to help patients with diseases and disorders of the nervous system. The hospital has 85 beds, 4 surgical suites, state-of-the-art tools for interventional radiology, advanced CT, PET and MRI scanners, nine specialty day clinics and other facilities. Neurologists, neurosurgeons and other specialists at the hospital hold academic appointments at McGill University and train the next generation of physicians. These physicians treat patients and conduct advanced research into neurological diseases and disorders.
Inpatients and outpatients are treated for medical problems related to the nervous system including amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease), back problems, brain tumour, carpal tunnel syndrome, chronic pain, epilepsy, headache, migraine, movement disorders, multiple sclerosis, neurodegenerative diseases, Parkinson’s disease, stroke and other conditions. Patients may also learn about clinical trials studies of new therapies for their condition or get information about these conditions from the Neuro-Patient Resource Centre.
The Montreal Neurological Hospital is one of five hospitals in the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) , which is one of the most comprehensive university health centres in North America.