Partner Physicians

Domingo Escudero

Dr. , MD, PhD

  • Adult

Neurology

  • anti-NMDA
  • Antibody-negative AE
  • CASPR2, LGI1
  • GAD65
  • Other AE

Neuroimmunology Program. Hospital Clinic, Barcelona

Villarroel 170, 08036 Barcelona, Spain

Corinne Fischer

Dr. , MD

  • Adult

Psychiatry

I am a geriatric psychiatrist/neuropsychiatrist with an interest in the link between psychosis and dementia.

  • anti-NMDA

St. Michael's Hospital

#17044 cc wing, 30 Bond St., Toronto, Ontario, M5B 1W8

Richard H. Swartz

Assistant Professor , HBSc, MD, PhD, FRCPC

  • Adult

Neurology

See patients with CNS vasculitis and vasospastic stroke causes. I do not manage all autoimmune CNS inflammatory diseases (e.g. not an MS specialist) but I end up seeing and managing Autoimmune Encephalitis as part of the DDx for vasculitis.

  • anti-NMDA
  • Hu, Yo, Ma or other onconeuronal antibody AE
  • Other AE

Sunnybrook HSC., University of Toronto

2075 Bayview Ave., Toronto, Ontario. M4N 3M5

Claude Steriade

Epilepsy Fellow , MDCM, FRCPC

  • Adult

Neurology

  • anti-NMDA
  • Antibody-negative AE
  • CASPR2, LGI1
  • GAD65
  • Hu, Yo, Ma or other onconeuronal antibody AE

Cleveland Clinic Foundation

9500 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.A

Michel Shamy

Assistant Professor , MD, FRCPC

  • Adult

Neurology

  • anti-NMDA
  • Antibody-negative AE
  • Hu, Yo, Ma or other onconeuronal antibody AE

The Ottawa Hospital

1053 Carling Avenue C2182, Ottawa, Ontario, K1Y 4E9

Tadeu A. Fantaneanu

Assistant Professor , MDCM, FRCPC

  • Adult

Epileptologist and Neurologist

Dr. Tadeu A. Fantaneanu, also known as Dr. Tad to his patients, is an Assistant Professor with the University of Ottawa and a Clinician Teacher and Associate Neurologist within the Department of Medicine. He completed his undergraduate medical education at McGill University (2009) and adult neurology residency at the University of Ottawa (2014). He subsequently completed fellowships in Clinical neurophysiology (2015) and Advanced Epilepsy (2016) at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts. During this time, he also completed the Program in Clinical Effectiveness through the Harvard T.H Chan School of Public Health. Dr. Tad is working to establish a comprehensive epilepsy program in Ottawa, Ontario and is currently the director of the EEG laboratory and adult epilepsy program at the Ottawa Hospital.

His areas of interest include transitional care in epilepsy, critical care EEG monitoring, pharmacoresistant and surgical epilepsy, women’s health in epilepsy as well as medical education.

  • anti-NMDA
  • AMPAR
  • Antibody-negative AE
  • CASPR2, LGI1
  • Hu, Yo, Ma or other onconeuronal antibody AE

The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa Canada

1053 Carling Ave, C2194 Neurosciences Clinic

Jay E. Selman

Chief of Neurology , MS, MD

  • Pediatric

Pediatric Neurology

Blythedale is a Children’s Specialty Hospital that emphasizes rehabilitation of children from 0 – ~ 19 years old. We specialize in the care of medically fragile children with intensive rehabilitation needs. We have cared for more than 25 patients with ANMDAR encephalitis. We also have a very active TBI (traumatic brain injury) program and ventilator weaning program. We have pediatric staffing 24/7 and a day hospital and longer term care program. There is a K-12 school adjacent to the hospital. We have an active research collaboration with Burke Medical Research Institute (affiliated with Cornell University Medical Center).

  • anti-NMDA

Blythedale Children's Hospital

95 Bradhurst Avenue, Valhalla, NY 10595-1637 USA