Adult Neurology at The Toledo Clinic Accredited by Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers

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January 30, 2017


Adult Neurology at The Toledo Clinic

Accredited by Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers

– According to the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation, there are more than 400,000 people in the United States who have multiple sclerosis.  About 200 new cases are diagnosed each week.

Adult Neurology at The Toledo Clinic has placed a strong focus on MS care as part of its overall neurological practice.  In recognition of its commitment to caring for MS, the practice and its practitioners have been accredited as Multiple Sclerosis Certified Specialists (MSCS).

This accreditation comes from the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers (CMSC), the leading educational, training, and networking organization for MS healthcare professionals and researchers. The CMSC member network includes more than 7,000 international healthcare clinicians and scientists committed to MS care as well as more than 60 Veterans Administration MS Programs and 225 MS Centers in the US, Canada, and Europe.


Healthcare providers at Adult Neurology include Dr. Howard Schecht, Dr. Purvi Saraiya, and Nicole Giudici, PA-C.  Dr. Schecht and Dr. Saraiya are board-certified neurologists.

Speaking on behalf of the practice, Dr. Schecht said that the three practitioners “have a strong and ongoing interest in the care and diagnosis of multiple sclerosis and are committed to helping provide better and more comprehensive care in the region.”

To earn this certification, practitioners must see a significant number of MS cases over a period of years, pass a test on MS diagnosis and care, and commit to staying current on the latest research and treatment data.

“The Toledo Clinic is committed to providing quality, value and access to its patients,” Dr. Schecht said.  “This certification means that MS patients can be assured that their care providers at Adult Neurology have met international standards.”

About the Toledo Clinic

The Toledo Clinic’s mission is to promote health care and provide integrated, high quality primary and specialty care to Toledo and surrounding communities. The physicians and staff of The Toledo Clinic are committed to meeting the needs of their patients in a respectful and compassionate manner, and to delivering optimal care as independent physicians through their group practice.

The Toledo Clinic currently has over 240 independent physicians and associated health care professionals practicing in more than 35 medical and surgical specialties. The Toledo Clinic has a Main Campus located at 4235 Secor Road in Toledo, as well as satellite offices serving patients over the entire Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan Regions. The Toledo Clinic’s Secor Road main campus consists of three buildings that include the on-site ancillary services such as radiology, pharmacy, laboratory/pathology and physical therapy along with a state–of-the-art, newly remodeled outpatient surgery center. For more information please visit  

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