Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

The ADHD Program brings together the Division of General Pediatrics, the Child Development Program, Neurology, Psychiatry and Psychology for the assessment of ADHD patients. The program aims to provide a central intake for ADHD patients and direct them toward the most appropriate care while combining expertise across disciplines.

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Who we are

We are an interdisciplinary team comprised of pediatricians, developmental-behavioral pediatricians, a psychologist and a speech-language pathologist, which assesses school-aged children for complex, treatment-resistant ADHD. A treatment protocol is established and the patient returns to their regular physician for follow-up care. 

Our team

Department head: 

Dr. T. Emmett Francoeur, Director

Staff members:

  • Dr. Caroline Erdos, Speech Language Pathologist
  • Dr. Anne-Marie-Goyette, Developmental Pediatrician
  • Dr. Shuvo Ghosh, Developmental Pediatrician
  • Dr. Lily Hechtman, Psychiatrist 
  • Dr. Dominique Panet-Raymond, Pediatrician
  • Jodi Paterson, Program Coordinator 
  • Dr. Julie Scorah, Psychologist
Referral Procedure for the ADHD Program

A referral from your physician and a psychology report (containing an intellectual evaluation and academic achievement testing which has been completed within the last 2 years) are prerequisites for application to our tertiary clinic.  Please send both documents to:

The ADHD program is part of the Brain Development and Behavior Program.

Please follow the instructions for referal on the Central Intake webpage and send it by:

  • Fax: (514) 412-4136
  • Email: bdbci@muhc.mcgill.ca
  • Telephone: (514) 412-4496

Patients will be contacted by Central Intake and asked to fill in a general questionnaire as part of the triage procedure. 

Resources for children with ADHD

Conditions and illnesses

Questions about an already scheduled appointment:

Room: A03.3138

Tel: 514-412-4314

Refer a patient 

The ADHD program is part of Brain Development & Behavior. New referrals must be processed via the Central Intake Service.

Please follow the instructions for referral on the Central Intake webpage and send it by:

  • Fax: (514) 412-4136
  • Email: bdbci@muhc.mcgill.ca