Below are some of the services and clinics offered by the The University of Maryland Neuromuscular Program.
Electrodiagnostic Laboratory provides diagnostic testing for peripheral neuropathy, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, myasthenia gravis, autonomic disorders, and muscle disease and receives referrals from a wide range of medical specialties for both inpatient and outpatient referrals. A skin biopsy clinic permits early diagnosis of small fiber and painful neuropathies. Neuromuscular biopsies are coordinated with neurosurgery and pathology.
A specialized infusion clinic is available to provide therapeutic infusions for a wide range of neuromuscular disorders including inflammatory neuropathies and myopathies, and myasthenia gravis.
Maryland ALS Clinic
The Maryland ALS Clinic provides families the help they need in managing the patient’s complex, changing medical needs. The Maryland ALS Clinic is a center where the ALS Association’s support services—such as access to specialized equipment and transportation reimbursement—are integrated into the patient’s care plan. The multidisciplinary health care team includes neurologists, a pulmonologist, nutritionist, research coordinator and physical, occupational, speech, and respiratory therapists, as well as an ALS patient services coordinator.
Community Outreach Programs
Web based support services for physicians and patients are available for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, myasthenia gravis and peripheral neuropathy.
For more information about the University of Maryland Neuromuscular Program, or to make an appointment, call the University Physicians Consultation and Referral Service at 1-800-492-5538 (patients) or 1-800-373-4111 (physicians).