Hugh McMillan



Professor, Pediatric Neurology, University of Ottawa

Pediatric Neurologist and Neuromuscular specialist at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario

NMD4C Working Group(s): Clinical Trial Coordination

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Dr. McMillan is a Pediatric Neurologist with specialization in Clinical Neurophysiology and Neuromuscular medicine at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario. He is a Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine at the University of Ottawa.  He holds a Clinical Research Chair (Level 2) at the University of Ottawa and is a Clinical Investigator at the CHEO Research Institute

He has been an author of over 125 publications in peer-review journals and was a co-editor of a Pediatric Electromyography textbook.  He is also a leader in clinical and translational research in pediatric neurology & neuromuscular medicine.

Dr. McMillan completed a Neuromuscular and Neurophysiology Fellowship at Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard University and the Lahey Clinic, Tufts University; a Pediatric Neurology Residency at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, University of Ottawa and a Pediatric Residency at McMaster Children’s Hospital, McMaster University.

Recent Publications

Buttle, SG, McMillan, HJ, Davila, J, Bokhaut, J, Kovesi, T, Katz, SL et al.. Respiratory failure in a patient with VACTERL association and concomitant spinal muscular atrophy. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2023. PMID:37750602

Leduc-Pessah, H, White-Brown, A, Miller, E, McMillan, HJ, Boycott, KM. Further characterization of CEP85L-associated lissencephaly type 10: Report of a three-generation family and review of the literature. Am J Med Genet A. 2023. PMID:37621218

Phung, K, McAdam, L, Ma, J, McMillan, HJ, Jackowski, S, Scharke, M et al.. Risk Factors Associated with Incident Vertebral Fractures in Steroid-treated Males with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2023. PMID:37610420

Smith, IC, Pileggi, CA, Wang, Y, Kernohan, K, Hartley, T, McMillan, HJ et al.. Novel Homozygous Variant in COQ7 in Siblings With Hereditary Motor Neuropathy. Neurol Genet. 2023.9 (1)e200048 PMID:37077559

Groulx-Boivin, E, Osman, H, Chakraborty, P, Lintern, S, Oskoui, M, Selby, K et al.. Variability in Newborn Screening Across Canada: Spinal Muscular Atrophy and Beyond. Can J Neurol Sci. 2023. 1-7 PMID:36892082

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