Multiple Sclerosis

Norton Neuroscience Institute provides expanded care for patients with multiple sclerosis in Greater Louisville. Dedicated providers offer comprehensive care, enhanced patient resources, access to MS clinical trials and the support services of the Norton Neuroscience Institute Resource Center all in one centralized location. These services are available primarily on the Norton Women’s & Children’s Hospital campus.

MS is the most common neurological disorder among young adults, with most being diagnosed between ages 20 and 50. This progressively degenerative neurological disease affects nearly 5,000 Kentuckians and has profound physical, mental, emotional, social and financial effects on their lives. Approximately 15,000 individuals with MS live in the Ohio Valley region.

Dedicated Patient Care

Robert S. Tillett Jr., M.D., is a board-certified neurologist specializing in MS care as well as all types of general neurology-related diseases and disorders. He has been treating patients in Louisville and the surrounding area for more than 31 years and is one of the co-founders of the Louisville Comprehensive Care Multiple Sclerosis Center, which opened in 2005. Dr. Tillett serves as the medical co-director of The MS Center.

Geeta A. Ganesh, M.D., is a board-certified neurologist with Norton Neurology Services. Dr. Ganesh earned her medical degree from Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, where she also completed her residency in neurology. She completed two fellowships, one in general clinical neurophysiology at Emory University and one in multiple sclerosis at the Multiple Sclerosis Center of Excellence at the Atlanta Veterans Administration Medical Center, Decatur, Georgia. She has a special interest in multiple sclerosis. Dr. Ganesh is a member of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and the American Academy of Neurology.

Thanks to Norton Neuroscience Institute, MS patients have convenient access to these specialized providers, as well as diagnostic services, infusion therapy services and clinical interventions, all located on the third floor in Norton Medical Plaza 2 – St. Matthews.

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