The University of Maryland Medical Center's Neuromuscular Program provides specialty comprehensive-specialist care for patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS, or Lou Gherig's disease), muscle disease, myasthenia gravis, and peripheral neuropathy.
To make an appointment with a neuromuscular disease specialist, call 410-328-4323.
Four specialty clinics provide diagnosis and treatment for the following:
These are multispecialty clinics that combine expertise and treatment by neurologists, pulmonologists, gastroenterologists, endocrinologists, neurosurgeons, thoracic surgeons, and rehabilitation physicians.
For new patient clinic appointments, please send or bring to the appointment:
- A diagnosis or reason for referral
- Recent history and physical examination by a neurologist
- Insurance information
- The name, address, phone and fax numbers of your referring physician and other treating physicians to whom we can send our reports
- Current medication list
- Prior MRI/CT/x-ray reports and films
- Prior diagnostic testing
If you do not get an appointment within two weeks, please call 410-328-4323 to discuss the status of your appointment. If there is a need for an urgent appointment, please have your physician call us at 410-328-8981.