NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital

Neurology and Neurosurgery

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Center

Multiple Sclerosis is an autoimmune disease of the central nervous system (brain and the spinal cord) that can cause a multitude of symptoms. It requires proper diagnosis and prompt treatment to minimize disease progression and optimize your ability to stay well.

Patients living with Multiple Sclerosis require comprehensive care and early and consistent use of disease-modifying therapies. The NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist MS Center team, headed by a neurologist trained in the most advanced treatments, offers comprehensive care, beginning with a full diagnostic work up. Treatment is tailored to each individual’s needs, managing symptoms and other health issues.  We focus on preventing the progression of the disease, using various strategies and complementary therapies in conjunction with well-studied medications. Our goal is to optimize ability and wellness.

Our network consists of board certified physicians, physician assistants, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists, neuropsychologists, urologists, urogynecologists, ophthalmologists and social workers.

Treatments may include:

  • Disease modifying therapy
  • Infusions
  • Physical therapy/occupational therapy/speech therapy
  • Specialized spasticity management
  • Complementary therapies
  • Referrals to community-based resources and support groups
  • Neurocognitive therapy

Why Choose Us

We take a team approach to caring for our patients.  Our Team Approach consists of:

  • Disease Modifying Therapy  

Treating as early as possible can reduce relapse and prevent disease progression. Selecting the best disease modifying therapy for each patient is a partnership with us and you.  

  • Infusion Treatment  

Infusions are another delivery form of therapy  use to help slow MS activity, progression and help  control flare-ups. Collaboration with infusions  centers allows patients to receive medical infusion  services in easily accessible and caring environment  with our ability to monitor you closely. 

  • Physical Therapy  

Focuses on evaluating and addressing your body’s  ability to move and function, with particular  emphasis on walking and mobility, strength,  balance, posture, fatigue and pain. 

  • Occupational Therapy  

Provides training in energy conservation techniques  and the use of adaptive tools and devices to  simplify your everyday tasks.

  • Swallow and Speech-Language Pathology

Evaluates and treats problems with speech, cognition and/or swallowing. Individualized therapy  plans enhances ease and clarity of communication  as well as promoting safe swallowing and overall  health.

  • Educational and Support Programs

Monthly patient educational programs and  community support groups.

  • Psychiatric, Psychological and Neuropsychological  Services

  • Neuro-Radiological Services

  • Comprehensive Services:

    • Relapse Management  
    • Infusions  
    • Physical therapy 
    • Occupational Therapy  
    • Speech Therapy  
    • Baclofen Pump Program  
    • Botox therapy for spasticity  
    • Pain Management  
    • Social Work Services 
    • Educational and Support Programs 
    • Clinical Trials  
    • Handicapped-Accessible Office 
    • Acupuncture  
    • Specialized spasticity management

Our Team

Our expert clinical team works together to support our patients and their families as they navigate their care. Our team includes:

The NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital MS Center team explains what types of exercises are helpful for patients with MS.

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NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital

NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital

718-369-8000 Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy

929-470-9130 Outpatient Radiology

929-470-9600 Infusion Center

718-230-4112 Psychology

718-780-3775 Psychiatry