Clinic Philosophy

Addressing the Uncertainty of Multiple Sclerosis
Having accessed this web site, you are likely a patient, family member or friend searching for some certainty in understanding Multiple Sclerosis (MS). MS is the most common chronic disabling disease of young adults.

As you pursue this goal, the best way to avoid frustration is to acknowledge at the outset that MS is more notable for its uncertainties. the diagnosis correct?
Uncertainty...why me?
Uncertainty...what will be my clinical course?
Uncertainty...which immunomodulatory medication should I take?
Uncertainty...does the dose matter? much do neutralizing antibodies matter? much do these medications decrease long term disability?
Uncertainty...what do I do if I have a relapse? will this affect my employment? will this affect my family?

Acknowledging these uncertainties defines the mission and philosophy of our MS clinic. We are here to minimize the uncertainties and assure that each patient’s treatment and support is optimal.

Find a Doctor

Find primary care physicians and specialists.


Upcoming Classes

Did you know Newton-Wellesley offers childbirth education and wellness center classes? Check out this season's latest childbirth, exercise, Pilates, Yoga and Tai Chi classes at the Hospital.
» Class Schedule

2015 Top Docs List

More than 30 Newton-Wellesley affiliated physicians made Boston magazine's annual list recognizing some of the area's best doctors.
» Learn More  

Hospital Ranked #11

US News and World Report has ranked Newton-Wellesley Hospital 11th in Massachusetts.
» Learn More