For Patients

The James Q Miller Multiple Sclerosis Clinic was established at the University of Virginia in 2000 by Dr. Miller who understood the complex needs of patients with multiple sclerosis. He championed the development of a subspecialty clinic devoted to their care by using a patient-centered approach.

Our mission is to continue delivering high-quality, comprehensive care to patients with multiple sclerosis and related disorders to improve patient outcomes and quality of life.

We offer the following services:

  • Diagnosis and management for adult and pediatric onset inflammatory diseases
  • Second opinions regarding diagnosis and management
  • Multidisciplinary clinic for patients with complex rehabilitation/psychosocial needs
  • Neuropsychologic evaluation
  • Consultations with MS-certified pharmacist
  • Injection training for interferons and glatiramer acetate
  • First dose observation for fingolimod
  • Opportunities to participate in clinical trials
  • Tele-health services.
  • Botulinum toxin treatment for spasticity


We rely on collaborations with several specialties at the University of Virginia including the following:

  • Primary care, including Family Medicine, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
  • Clinical Psychology and Neuropsychology (Adult and Pediatric)
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Pain management
  • Physical, Occupational and Speech/Swallow Therapy
  • Orthotics
  • Dermatology and Wound Care
  • Urology and Urogynecology
  • Ophthalmology and Neuro-ophthalmology


For more information about multiple sclerosis and clinical care at the UVA Multiple Sclerosis Center: