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Megan H. Hyland, M.D.

Megan H. Hyland, M.D.


4.9 out of 5 stars
UR Medicine Faculty The University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group (URMFG) consists of over 900 specialist and primary care providers spanning 19 departments. URMFG is certified by the National Committee for Quality Assurance.
Accountable Health Partner Accountable Health Partners (AHP) is a network of over 2,000 community and UR medical faculty and a dozen leading hospitals throughout the region. AHP offers a full range of care.
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Appointment (585) 275-7854



601 Elmwood Avenue, 1st Floor
Rochester, NY 14642

About Me

Certified Specialties

Neurology - American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology

Faculty Appointments

Associate Professor (Part-Time) - Department of Neurology, Neuroimmunology (SMD)


Residency & Fellowship

Fellowship, Cleveland Clinic Foundation. 2010 - 2012

Residency, Neurology, University of Rochester Medical Center. 2007 - 2010

Internship, Internal Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center. 2006 - 2007


MD | University of Rochester School of Medicine/Dentistry. 2006


National MS Society Professional on the Move. 2016

Edward T Mulligan, MD Memorial Award. 2010

Leopold L Balleisen Prize. 2001

Paul B Daitch Memorial Award. 2001


Journal Articles

Agreement Between Published Reference Resources for Neurofilament Light Chain Levels in People With Multiple Sclerosis.

Sotirchos ES, Hu C, Smith MD, Lord HN, DuVal AL, Arrambide G, Montalban X, Akgün K, Ziemssen T, Naismith RT, Hersh CM, Hyland M, Krupp LB, Nicholas JA, Bermel RA, Mowry EM, Calabresi PA, Fitzgerald KC

Neurology.. 2023 October 10 Epub 10/10/2023.

Associations of sNfL with clinico-radiological measures in a large MS population.

Sotirchos ES, Fitzgerald KC, Singh CM, Smith MD, Reyes-Mantilla M, Hersh CM, Hyland MH, Canissario R, Simmons SB, Arrambide G, Montalban X, Comabella M, Naismith RT, Qiao M, Krupp LB, Nicholas JA, Akgün K, Ziemssen T, Rudick R, Fisher E, Bermel RA, Mowry EM, Calabresi PA

Annals of clinical and translational neurology.. 2022 November 25 Epub 11/25/2022.

Immunoglobulin G immune response to SARS-CoV-2 vaccination in people living with multiple sclerosis within Multiple Sclerosis Partners Advancing Technology and Health Solutions.

Cohen JA, Bermel RA, Grossman CI, Hersh CM, Hyland M, Mowry EM, Naismith R, Naylor ML, Nicholas J, Rajbhandar R, Singh CM, Tintorè M, Zabalza A, Ziemssen T, Williams JR, Montalban X

Multiple sclerosis : clinical and laboratory research.. 2022 June 28 (7):1131-1137. Epub 01/07/2022.

Effects of Ibudilast on MRI Measures in the Phase 2 SPRINT-MS Study.

Naismith RT, Bermel RA, Coffey CS, Goodman AD, Fedler J, Kearney M, Klawiter EC, Nakamura K, Narayanan S, Goebel C, Yankey J, Klingner E, Fox RJ,

Neurology.. 2021 January 2696 (4):e491-e500. Epub 12/02/2020.

Treating MS after surviving PML: Discrete strategies for rescue, remission, and recovery patient 1: From the National Multiple Sclerosis Society Case Conference Proceedings.

Anadani N, Hyland M, Cruz RA, Lisak R, Costello K, Major EO, Jassam Y, Meltzer E, Varkey TC, Parsons MS, Goodman AD, Graves JS, Newsome S, Zamvil SS, Frohman EM, Frohman TC

Neurology® neuroimmunology & neuroinflammation.. 2021 January 8 (1)Epub 12/15/2020.

Impact of natalizumab on quality of life in a real-world cohort of patients with multiple sclerosis: Results from MS PATHS.

Hersh CM, Kieseier B, de Moor C, Miller DM, Campagnolo D, Williams JR, Fitzgerald KC, Xiong K, McGinley MP, Hyland M, Rudick RA, Ziemssen T, Koulinska I

Multiple sclerosis journal - experimental, translational and clinical.. 2021 7 (2):20552173211004634. Epub 04/15/2021.

The impact of cognitive rehabilitation on quality of life in multiple sclerosis: A pilot study.

Munger KC, Martinez AP, Hyland MH

Multiple sclerosis journal - experimental, translational and clinical.. 2021 7 (3):20552173211040239. Epub 08/26/2021.

Teleconsultation will replace most face-to-face interactions in the multiple sclerosis clinic - Yes.

Hyland MH, Robb JF

Multiple sclerosis : clinical and laboratory research.. 2020 December 16 :1352458520973640. Epub 12/16/2020.

Socioeconomic status and race are correlated with affective symptoms in multiple sclerosis.

Wang Y, Tian F, Fitzgerald KC, Bhattarai JJ, Naismith RT, Hyland M, Calabresi PA, Mowry EM

Multiple sclerosis and related disorders.. 2020 June 41 :102010. Epub 02/14/2020.

Harnessing Real-World Data to Inform Decision-Making: Multiple Sclerosis Partners Advancing Technology and Health Solutions (MS PATHS).

Mowry EM, Bermel RA, Williams JR, Benzinger TLS, de Moor C, Fisher E, Hersh CM, Hyland MH, Izbudak I, Jones SE, Kieseier BC, Kitzler HH, Krupp L, Lui YW, Montalban X, Naismith RT, Nicholas JA, Pellegrini F, Rovira A, Schulze M, Tackenberg B, Tintore M, Tivarus ME, Ziemssen T, Rudick RA

Frontiers in neurology. 2020 11 :632. Epub 08/07/2020.

Comparison of telemedicine versus in-person visits for persons with multiple sclerosis: A randomized crossover study of feasibility, cost, and satisfaction.

Robb JF, Hyland MH, Goodman AD

Multiple sclerosis and related disorders.. 2019 May 636 :101258. Epub 05/06/2019.

Restricted diffusion preceding gadolinium enhancement in large or tumefactive demyelinating lesions.

Hyland M, Bermel RA, Cohen JA

Neurology. Clinical practice.. 2013 February 3 (1):15-21. Epub 1900 01 01.

Multiple sclerosis: new insights in pathogenesis and novel therapeutics.

Ontaneda D, Hyland M, Cohen JA

Annual review of medicine.. 2012 63 :389-404. Epub 09/01/2011.


Hyland MH, Cohen JA

Neurology. Clinical practice.. 2011 December 1 (1):61-65. Epub 1900 01 01.

Challenges to clinical trials in multiple sclerosis: outcome measures in the era of disease-modifying drugs.

Hyland M, Rudick RA

Current opinion in neurology.. 2011 June 24 (3):255-61. Epub 1900 01 01.

Pearls & Oy-sters: a stroke of luck: detecting type A aortic dissection by MRA.

Hyland MH, Holloway RG

Neurology.. 2011 February 2276 (8):e31-3. Epub 1900 01 01.

Ratings & Comments

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During this visit, did this provider spend enough time with you?

4.9 stars

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5.0 stars

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5.0 stars

During this visit, did this provider listen carefully to you?

4.9 stars

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5.0 stars

Patient Comments

5.0 stars

Dr. Hyland is an amazing doctor. Really listens and takes time with her patient I am very happy she is my doctor.

Mar 19, 2024

5.0 stars

I have seen Dr. Hyland for over 10 years my relationship with her is as comfortable as an old shoe.

Feb 26, 2024

5.0 stars

The doctor explained everything to me.

Feb 16, 2024

5.0 stars

Dr. Hyland is fantastic. I always find her to be knowledgeable, kind, has wonderful sense of humor and easy to talk with.

Aug 15, 2023

5.0 stars

Very good experience.

Aug 04, 2023

5.0 stars

I have recommended the M.S. Clinic in general to a few people. I could never switch doctors.

Mar 25, 2023

5.0 stars

Dr. Hyland is terrific.

Dec 05, 2022

5.0 stars

I have recommended Dr. Hyland to some friends.

Sep 20, 2022

5.0 stars

She is the best

Jul 27, 2022

Dr. Hyland is an outstanding doctor. She always listens to my concerns. She explains things in a manner that I can understand.

Jul 24, 2022


I was very impressed with this provider.

Jul 19, 2022


Whereas parts of the visit were confusing, I do think this is inherent in any new MS diagnosis. It's a tough diagnosis to make. Could have been helpful for her to write down names of possible medications, as the names are tough to follow.

Jul 05, 2022


She is a excellent doctor!!

May 27, 2022


I am very happy with this provider. [...]

May 27, 2022


Dr. Hyland is amazing. I have seen her twice and both times she spent a good amount of time with me discussing test results, my questions/concerns, and future plans.

Apr 18, 2022


Offered me ample time, thoroughly answered questions in an easy to understand/digest way, kind, knowledgeable, active and responsive listener.

Mar 25, 2022