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The MS clinic consists of a group of highly trained individuals specializing in the care of patients with multiple sclerosis. As such, the diagnosis should be confirmed as “definite” or “highly probable”, preferably by a neurologist before referral. Any of the neurologists listed below could evaluate patients in whom the diagnosis is suspected but not confirmed.

The Ottawa Hospital MS Clinic is an affiliate of the Canadian Network of MS Clinics and is partially funded by the MS Society of Canada-Ontario Division. The clinic focuses primarily on patient care; however, is also extensively involved in both clinical and basic science research projects pertaining to MS.

Patient information booklets will be available to you when you come for your appointment, however, if you are looking for reliable and current information about MS in general, we recommend that you consult the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada’s web site at

Our Services / Our Team

When visiting the clinic, patients will have access to a variety of services in addition to the expert opinion and care of our neurologists. A clinic nurse-coordinator works full-time along with a variety of administrative staff and the assistance of full-time specialized therapeutics nurses who assists patients with all the new therapies.

The Director of the clinic is Dr. M. S. Freedman who is assisted by three neurologists who attend the clinic on a part-time basis: Dr. Rush, Dr. MacLean and Dr. Rabinovitch.

Making an Appointment

Physician Referral Needed
Fax: 613-739-6631

Contact Us

Monday to Friday. 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

The Ottawa Hospital
General Campus
4th floor, room 4100

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Last updated on: December 9th, 2016