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Rany Aburashed DO , Jeanie Cote MD, and Robert Pace MD makes up the provider care team in the MS Center at Memorial Institute for Neuroscience.

Rany Aburashed, DO, board certified Neurologist, is designated as a Partner in Multiple Sclerosis Care – Neurological Care from the Michigan Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Dr. Aburashed, who is affectionately known by his patients, as “Dr. Rany,” is the first neurologist in Michigan to receive this designation, which recognizes clinicians who have demonstrated their capability to provide optimal care and support to people with MS. Dr. Rany serves as Chairman of Memorial Healthcare’s Department of Neurology and is an Assistant Professor at Michigan State University where he educates neurology residents and medical students.

Dr. Cote is a graduate of Wayne State University School of Medicine. She completed her residency in neurology at the University of Michigan Health System and a fellowship in Multiple Sclerosis also at the University of Michigan Health System. She is a member of the American Academy of  Neurology and has certificates from the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and the Academy of Pain Research.

Dr. Pace cares for and has expertise in a variety of neurologic conditions.  He is passionate about demyelinating conditions of the central nervous system and holds a fellowship from the University of Michigan in clinical neuroimmunology and MS.  He has experience using a variety of immunomodulating and suppressing agents and also lectures nationally regarding treatment options in Multiple Sclerosis.

Through the efforts of the Institute for Neurosciences and Multiple Sclerosis, MS patients now have access to:

  • quality neurologic care
  • mental health services
  • occupational and physical therapy services
  • speech and language pathology services
  • education
  • current and new medical trials
  • new medications
  • and much more

The Institute for Neuroscience work collaboratively with the Michigan Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society to assist patients with access to:

  • social and emotional support groups
  • employment
  • insurance and financial support
  • health and wellness
  • financial assistance

For specific details on the Michigan Chapter of the National MS Society, click here.

Multiple Sclerosis & Parkinson’s Exercise Support Group

A low-impact exercise program specifically geared for individuals with Multiple Sclerosis or Parkinson’s Disease. Group meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. or from 12 p.m. until 1 p.m. The cost is $35 per month. Each class is designed specifically for the functioning level of the participant. Ask about which class is right for you. To register, please call (989) 723-9488.