Dent Neurologic



Your initial visit to The DENT Cannabis Clinic is to establish a provider-patient relationship and evaluate your eligibility for the program.

During that visit please expect the following:

  • Your clinical history, diagnostic studies and lab results will be reviewed.
  • A neurological examination will be performed.
  • Recommendations will be shared that may/may not include medical marijuana or a change in your current therapy.

A collaborative relationship will be established between your treating physician and our physician(s) within the DENT Neurologic Institute.

A follow up appointment will be scheduled at which point a discussion about the potential use of medical marijuana for the treatment of your medical condition will be discussed.


Laszlo Mechtler, MD, FAAN, FEAN, FASN, FAHS

Medical Director of Dent Neurologic Institute

Fran M. Gengo, PharmD, FCP

Director of Neuropharmacology and the Research Director for the Acute Stroke Treatment Program at DENT

Note: All physicians involved in the DENT Cannabis Clinic are registered by the New York State Medical Marijuana Program.

Please call 716.250.2000 to schedule a consultation to see if Medical Cannabis is an option for you.

For more information on New York State Law and Regulations on Medical Cannabis please visit New York State’s website.

Previous Conferences


Medical Cannabis in the Treatment of Parkinson's Disease

Medical cannabis (MC) has recently garnered interest as a potential treatment for neurologic diseases, including Parkinson's disease (PD). A retrospective chart review was conducted to explore the impact of MC on the symptomatic treatment of patients with PD.

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Medical Cannabis in the Treatment of Parkinson's Disease
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Multiple Sclerosis and Use of Medical Cannabis: A Retrospective Review of a Neurology Outpatient Population

Patients diagnosed as having multiple sclerosis (MS) experience a wide range of symptoms requiring pharmacologic management, and many do not achieve adequate symptom control.

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Multiple Sclerosis and Use of Medical Cannabis: A Retrospective Review of a Neurology Outpatient Population
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Cannabis and Migraine: It's Complicated

The use of cannabis for the treatment of migraine has become an area of interest with the legalization of medical cannabis in the USA. Understanding the mechanisms of cannabinoids...

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Cannabis and Migraine: It's Complicated
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Cannabuff Editorials

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