The Neuro provides high-quality clinical care to make sure every patient has the best experience when they come here. Here are their stories.


Living with MS – A patient’s story

9 May 2018

Diagnosed over almost two decades ago, Marc Vaillancourt refused to change his lifestyle

Living with Parkinson’s disease

9 Apr 2018

A family doctor in the Laurentians where Linda Bérard was living directed her to The Neuro where she came under the care of Dr. Edward Fon, a neurologist and world-class researcher in PD.

Overcoming Epilepsy Part 1: Tommy Hains

26 Mar 2018

“Epilepsy is not always on my mind, but it’s at the back of my mind when I’m planning day-to-day things”

Overcoming Epilepsy Part 2: Nicole Cresenzi

26 Mar 2018

She married her fiancé five months after surgery, and invited her fellow patients to the wedding.

Richard Nolet

14 Dec 2017

"Today I’m recovering well with no new seizures, and I hope to get back to work soon."

Andrea Lavoie

19 Apr 2017

"I was athletic and living in perfect health, when the sudden onslaught of extreme back pain forced me off work. Investigative tests revealed a tumor in my spinal column and breast cancer. It was...

Robert D'Intino

9 Mar 2017

"I stopped the car and pulled over, looked in the rear view mirror and the left side of my face was drooping. Not knowing what was going on, I attempted to get out of the car and I couldn't open...

Paul McIntyre

8 Mar 2017

Transient Ischemic Attacks, better known as mini-strokes, can be alarming and confusing, especially for those unfamiliar with hospitalization, like Paul. Despite this, and despite not being a fan...

Love through illness

24 Feb 2017

Robert Roy and Anne Dubé laugh as they reminisce on how they first connected 18 years ago. Today, they share a love as deep as the understanding of the disease they both live with: Multiple...


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The Neuro (Montreal Neurological Institute-Hospital) is a bilingual academic healthcare institution. We are a McGill research and teaching institute; delivering high-quality patient care, as part of the Neuroscience Mission of the McGill University Health Centre. We are proud to be a Killam Institution, supported by the Killam Trusts.




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