Multiple Sclerosis Program

The Methodist Hospitals Multiple Sclerosis Program is a leading provider of care for people living with MS in Northwest Indiana. Led by The Region’s only specialist, who is fellowship-trained in the treatment of MS, the Multiple Sclerosis Program is dedicated to bringing university-level care close to home.

The Multiple Sclerosis Program unites unparalleled local expertise with world-class research, active participation in clinical trials and a heartfelt, personalized approach to help patients with MS not only manage their symptoms, but flourish. Because the needs of those with multiple sclerosis are different and can include numerous, unique symptoms, Methodist Hospitals offers comprehensive, state-of-the-art, multidisciplinary care for those with MS.

This specialized MS care is unmatched in Northwest Indiana.

Methodist Hospitals is recognized as a Center for Comprehensive MS Care through the National Multiple Sclerosis Society’s Partners in MS Care program. This formal recognition honors the hospital’s Multiple Sclerosis Program’s commitment to providing exceptional, coordinated MS care; as well as Methodist’s continuing partnership with the MS Society to address the challenges faced by those with MS.

 

The Society’s Partners in MS Care program recognizes committed providers, such as the Methodist Hospitals Multiple Sclerosis Program, who support the Society’s initiative of affordable access to high quality care for everyone living with MS.

CLICK HERE to see a recent published article about a Multiple Sclerosis Program patient.

 


Multiple Sclerosis Program Team

The Methodist Hospitals MS Program is led by William Conte, MD, a board-certified neurology specialist, who was fellowship-trained in the treatment of Multiple Sclerosis at the University of Chicago.

Patient care is administered by a team comprised of highly trained MS-certified nurses, nurse practitioners, and a dedicated support staff.  All therapies and neurodiagnostics are available on site.

The Methodist Hospitals Multiple Sclerosis Program offers outpatient treatment designed to help improve the quality of life for people living with MS, as well as their loved ones. Methodist’s patient-centered care combines state-of-the-art treatment, support, education and therapies to help manage Multiple Sclerosis and the symptoms that often accompany the disease.


The Neuroscience Institute Infusion Center is equipped with comfortable reclining chair and state-of-the-art infusion pumps, and is staffed by caring nurses who maintain close coordination and communication with the MS Program team throughout the course of treatment. Multiple Sclerosis infusions include:

  • Lemtrada®
  • Ocrevus®
  • Tysabri®

MS Support Group

A support group for people diagnosed with multiple sclerosis and their friends and families.
For more information, call 219-738-4926
Southlake Campus, Pavilion B, 1st Floor Conference Room
200 E. 89th Ave, Merrillville
11:30 am to 1:00 pm • The third Friday of every month.