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Using a collaborative approach, we work with you to create a personalized treatment plan to manage your multiple sclerosis (MS) or related neuroimmunologic condition, increase your independence, and enhance your overall wellness. The Stanford Multiple Sclerosis Center is one of two programs in Northern California recognized as a Comprehensive Care Center by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Our care setting is specifically designed to accommodate the unique needs of people with neurological conditions and ensure your accessibility, comfort, and convenience.
A chronic, progressive disease involving damage to the sheaths of nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord. Symptoms may include numbness, impairment of speech and muscular coordination, blurred vision, and severe fatigue.
A disorder caused by inflammation of the spinal cord and characterized by motor and sensory dysfunction on both sides of the spinal cord.
A rare autoimmune disorder causing inflammation in the optic nerve and spinal cord.
NMO spectrum disorders
An inflammatory disease of the central nervous system characterized by severe relapsing attacks of optic neuritis and transverse myelitis.
Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM)
Brief and sudden swelling of the brain and spinal cord that causes symptoms similar to multiple sclerosis.
With a team of experts and recent treatment advances, the outlook for people with MS has significantly improved.
Clinical trials are research studies that evaluate a new medical approach, device, drug, or other treatment. As a Stanford Health Care patient, you may have access to the latest, advanced clinical trials.
Open trials refer to studies currently accepting participants. Closed trials are not currently enrolling, but may open in the future.
For your convenience, you may check in for all same-day appointments at the Stanford Neuroscience Health Center through a centralized, check-in desk near the front lobby. In addition to all outpatient services, you also can access onsite pre-surgery consultations at the center.
Stanford Health Care is known worldwide for the advanced patient care provided by its doctors and staff. We also provide a wide range of guest services and amenities to our patients and visitors. Learn more about preparing for a hospital stay, billing and financial services, and our other support programs in Patients & Visitors.
Stanford Health Care provides comprehensive services to refer and track patients, as well as provides the latest information and news for physicians and office staff. For help with all referral needs and questions visit Referring Physicians.
HOW TO REFER
Fax a referral form with supporting documentation to 650-320-9443.
Track your patients' progress and communicate with Stanford providers securely online.