Western University, Canada - London Ontario

| Thursday October 2, 2014
2:22 AM

The Department Clinical Neurological Sciences is located on three sites of London Health Sciences Centre.

University Hospital

Clinical Neurological Sciences - University Hospital

University Hospital, located on the London Ontario campus of Western University Canada, has a 63-bed in-patient, neuroscience unit, which includes the acute stroke monitoring unit (ASMU), the neuro-observation unit, and an 8-bed epilepsy monitoring unit. EMG and EEG labs, the Stroke Prevention Clinic, the Multiple Sclerosis Clinic and the Neuromuscular Clinic are also located at University Hospital.

The CNS out-patient clinics at University Hospital are comprised of 23 exam rooms, located on the 7th and 10th floors. This space is used in combination with various other disciplines for interviews, counselling, education and treatment planning.

Specialty care in neurology includes epilepsy, movement disorders, the regional stroke program, regional multiple sclerosis clinic, neuro-critical care, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and motor neuron diseases. Neurosurgical care includes cerebrovascular disease, intra-cranial skull-based tumours, brain tumour surgery, spinal surgery and trauma. Neurotology, audiology and cochlear implant programs are also located at University Hospital.

Victoria Hospital

Clinical Neurological Sciences - Victoria Hospital

The Children's Hospital of Western Ontario, located at the new Victoria Hospital site, provides comprehensive in-patient and out-patient care for children from birth to age 17.

Pediatric neurologists and neurosurgeons have clinical expertise in a variety of areas including epilepsy, cerebral palsy, neurometabolic and neuromuscular disorders, as well as acquired brain injury.

The Urgent Neurology Clinic and the John H. Kreeft Headache Clinic are now located at the Victoria Hospital site.

Teneille Gofton
David A. Steven