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, four surgical suites, state-of-the-art equipment for interventional neuro-radiology, advanced CT, PET and MRI scanners, ten 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 tumours, carpal tunnel syndrome, chronic pain, epilepsy, headaches, migraine, movement disorders, multiple sclerosis, neurodegenerative diseases, Parkinson’s disease, stroke and other conditions. Patients may also learn about clinical trials 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), one of the most comprehensive university health centres in North America. The Montreal Neurological Hospital is guided by the Code of Ethics. The Code of Ethics reflects the values and beliefs of the hospital and its staff, and covers the guiding principles of mutual respect, privacy, promoting open communication, preserving confidentiality and access to health information, informed care and treatment decision making, access to health information, and providing care in a compassionate and responsible manner. Read our Code of Ethics.