The UNC Multiple Sclerosis (MS) clinic offers:
- Comprehensive and individualized MS care for pediatric and adult patients
Includes MS and other immune-mediated central nervous system (CNS) diseases.
- State-of-the-art diagnostic services and all FDA-approved MS therapies
Includes MS relapse treatment (steroid treatment, plasma exchange), disease-modifying MS therapies and symptomatic MS therapies.
- A one-day, comprehensive assessment clinic with the MS interdisciplinary team
A monthly clinic with an experienced MS interdisciplinary team including a neurologist specializing in MS, a clinical pharmacist, a physical therapist, an occupational therapist, and a speech/cognitive rehabilitation therapist. Our MS specialists also work closely with the following departments, clinics and services: diagnostic neuroradiology, clinical laboratory, neuro-ophthalmology, neuro-otology, neuro-urology, neurosurgery, pain management, and others.
|Irena Dujmovic Basuroski, MD, has specialized in MS and neuroimmunology since 1998. She completed her residency and received her MD, Master of Medical Science, and Doctorate degrees in neurology and multiple sclerosis at the University of Belgrade in Serbia. In addition, Dr. Dujmovic Basuroski completed a postdoctoral fellowship in neuroimmunology at Medizinische Universität Innsbruck in Austria. She received board certification in Neurology in 2002.|
|Monica Diaz, MD, completed medical school at the State University of New York Downstate, followed by a residency in neurology at Yale University and a fellowship in neurological infections and neuroimmunology/multiple sclerosis at the University of California, San Diego. She then completed an NIH Fogarty Global Health fellowship based in Lima, Peru where she developed an interest in global neurology and HIV-associated neurological complications in resource-limited settings. She received board certification in neurology in 2019, and is a UNC School of Medicine Simmons Scholar.|
|Clara Zelasky, PA-C, MPAS, received her Masters degree in physician assistant studies from the University of Texas, Rio Grande Valley, and her Bachelor of Medical Science degree from Emory University. Ms. Zelasky has specialized in MS with the UNC Hospitals Neurology Clinic since 2013. She has been a Certified Physician Assistant since 1987.|
|Stephanie Iyer, PharmD, CPP, received a Bachelor of Science degree and a Doctorate in pharmacy from UNC Chapel Hill. Ms. Iyer also completed a residency from the Carolinas HealthCare System NorthEast.|
The UNC Hospitals Neurology Clinic is a Partner in MS Care—Neurologic Care through the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. This formal recognition honors the clinic’s commitment to providing exceptional, coordinated MS care. In addition, the clinic is a member of the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers and is listed as one of 250 centers in the US and Canada that provide comprehensive MS care.