Hugh McMillan

Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Ottawa

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

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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.

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Recent publications

Liu, A, Duffy, M, Tse, S, Zucker, M, McMillan, H, Weldon, P et al.. Concurrent versus terminal feedback: The effect of feedback delivery on lumbar puncture skills in simulation training. Med Teach. 2023. 1-7 PMID:36931315

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. 1-19 PMID:36892082

Curry, B, Buttle, S, McMillan, HJ, Webster, R, Reddy, D, Karir, A et al.. Does E-learning Facilitate Medical Education in Pediatric Neurology?. Can J Neurol Sci. 2023. 1-7 PMID:36847175

McCormick, AM, Alazem, H, Zaidi, S, Barrowman, NJ, Ward, LM, McMillan, HJ et al.. A randomized, cross-over trial comparing the effect of innovative robotic gait training and functional clinical therapy in children with cerebral palsy; a protocol to test feasibility. Contemp Clin Trials. 2023.127 107086 PMID:36669727

Landfeldt, E, Abner, S, Pechmann, A, Sejersen, T, McMillan, HJ, Lochmüller, H et al.. Caregiver Burden of Spinal Muscular Atrophy: A Systematic Review. Pharmacoeconomics. 2023.41 (3)275-293 PMID:36515815

Phung, K, McAdam, L, Ma, J, McMillan, HJ, Jackowski, S, Scharke, M et al.. Risk factors associated with prevalent vertebral fractures in Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Osteoporos Int. 2023.34 (1)147-160 PMID:36342539

Katz, SL, Blinder, H, Newhook, D, Bmus, LA, Nicholls, S, McMillan, HJ et al.. Understanding the experiences of lung volume recruitment among boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy: A multicenter qualitative study. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2023.58 (1)46-54 PMID:36102618

Guglieri, M, Clemens, PR, Perlman, SJ, Smith, EC, Horrocks, I, Finkel, RS et al.. Efficacy and Safety of Vamorolone vs Placebo and Prednisone Among Boys With Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Neurol. 2022.79 (10)1005-1014 PMID:36036925

Jia, X, Zhang, S, Tan, S, Du, B, He, M, Qin, H et al.. De novo variants in genes regulating stress granule assembly associate with neurodevelopmental disorders. Sci Adv. 2022.8 (33)eabo7112 PMID:35977029

Mirchi, A, Richer, J, Oskoui, M, McMillan, HJ. NTRK1-related Hereditary Sensory and Autonomic Neuropathy Type 4: The Role of the Histamine Challenge Test. Child Neurol Open. 2022.9 2329048X221108826 PMID:35756968

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