We welcome you to the Regional Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Center at UCSF Medical Center.
The Pediatric MS Center team is dedicated to the care of children and adolescents with MS and related diseases, such as acute demyelinating encephalomyelitis, neuromyelitis optica (NMO) and optic neuritis. We offer a multidisciplinary evaluation, which includes a clinical evaluation, neuropsychological testing, support around educational issues, and social work services.
Our team of neurology experts includes a MS Neurologist, Pediatric Neurologist, Neuropsychologist/School-Specialist and a Social Worker. When needed, a Neuro-Ophthalmologist is available as well.
If you are interested in being evaluated at our center, please complete our New Patient Registration and Demographics and Personal and Family History forms . Please fill these out and fax them to 415-353-3543. along with a copy of the front and back of your insurance card as possible.
To be considered for financial assistance, complete this application and send or fax with the requested supporting documentation. We will contact you as soon as your application has been processed, usually in about 10 days.
Prior to your visit, we request you and/or your doctors provide our center with medical records relating to your neurological condition to help facilitate your evaluation:
Clinic records including chart notes, dictation, discharge summaries.
MRI film or CDs including reported results
Lumbar puncture results
Pertinent lab results
Authorization for visit from Insurance Company if applicable
This information will assist us in providing your child and family with the best care possible. Feel free to call 415-353-3939
if you have any questions or need assistance with the above. We look forward to meeting you.