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The Mercy MS Center was one of the first in Northern California to be designated by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society as a Comprehensive Center for MS Care.
This affiliation recognizes a unique group of medical caregivers who have a high level of proficiency in the diagnosis and treatment of multiple sclerosis in a setting where specialized resources are available.
Dignity Health Neurological Institute of Northern California's MS Center comprises physicians and staff with a high level of proficiency in the diagnosis and treatment of MS at all levels of severity. Led by Mercy MS Center Director, John Schafer, MD, the Mercy MS Center staff includes two neurologists with special expertise and training in the diagnosis and treatment of MS, and a certified multiple sclerosis nurse. Our team also includes:
The efforts of these specialists are supported by several key specialty services, including:
Through our MS patient shared visits we have earned national recognition for providing empowerment and educational opportunities for patients and their family members managing multiple sclerosis. Guided by our physician and nurse specialists, patients learn from their peers in a collaborative, supportive environment while gaining valuable patient information for comprehensive care.
Whether you are newly diagnosed or have been living with multiple sclerosis for some time, the MS Achievement Center can help you take control of your health and achieve your wellness goals. Learn more about the programs we provide that focus on health and wellness to complement your existing care.
For assistance with a physician referral, call 1-888-800-7688. To request additional information from someone at the Dignity Health Neurological Institute of Northern California, email us today.