Neurology

Tourette Syndrome Neurodevelopmental Clinic – UHN TWH

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Tourette Syndrome (TS) is a life-long inherited neuropsychiatric disorder that causes involuntary movements and sounds in patients. Appearing during childhood, TS affects 3% of the general p‚Äčopulation and it is one of the most common neurodevelopmental disorders. The clinic provides ongoing care for the local population and acts as a tertiary (specialized) referral centre.

Stroke Treatment / Prevention – Trillium Health Partners

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They have four brain doctors (neurologists) who specialize in stroke care as well as an experienced inter-professional stroke team that delivers best-practice care. Patients receive acute and rehabilitation care all in one unit eliminating the need to change beds or health care teams.

Stroke Prevention Clinic – UHN TWH

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The Stroke Prevention Clinic has a team of experts to treat patients who are at risk of having a stroke. They also provide ongoing care for those who have already experienced a stroke to prevent this from happening again and to manage risk factors. They offer education and support for patients and their families.

Stroke Prevention Clinic – Hamilton Health Science

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The Stroke Prevention Clinic provides rapid access to experts, diagnostic tests, and treatments for minor, non-disabling strokes, and Transient Ischemic Attacks.

Stroke Centres – Toronto Regional

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Stroke Centre – Mackenzie Health, York Region District

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As a District Stroke Centre, they are the only hospital in York Region who provide the clot-busting drug called tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) and assess for eligibility to have a clot removal surgery called Endovascular Thrombectomy (EVT). Patients who are eligible to receive tPA are given this drug at Mackenzie Health. Those who are eligible for EVT are sent to Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre for further assessment. Once all emergency treatments are completed, every effort is made to return patients to a hospital that offers specialized stroke care and is closest to their home.

Secondary Stroke Prevention Clinic – Sunnybrook Hospital

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Outpatient service at Sunnybrook for individuals who have had a stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA). A stroke neurologist and clinical nurse specialist assess individuals and make recommendations to provide strategies about stroke management and prevention. Linkages are provided to the regional stroke team and other community resources as appropriate.

Pediatric Neurology Clinic – North York General Hospital

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North York General Hospital offers a variety of subspecialty clinics for paediatric patients including a Constipation Clinic, Dermatology Clinic, Gastroenterology Clinic, Gynaecology Clinic, Neurology Clinic, Respirology Clinic, and Rheumatology Clinic.

Neurosurgeon’s Clinic – UHN TWH

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Neurosurgeons specialize in the diagnosis and surgical treatment of disorders of the brain and spine. At the Krembil Neuroscience Centre, there are 13 neurosurgeons on staff with extensive experience with treating brain tumors, epilepsy, Parkinson’s, facial pain, aneurysms, and spinal injuries.

Neurophysiology Lab – UHN TWH

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The neurophysiology lab provides several tests to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions of the brain and nervous system. Some examples of the conditions that are seen are epilepsy, myasthenia gravis, and multiple sclerosis. The lab has a highly skilled staff of technologists who perform tests independently and in conjunction with physicians depending on what type of test is requested.