Northwestern Medicine Movement Disorders Neurogenetics Clinic
The decision to have genetic testing for movement disorders is often difficult. But finding the right care team can make the decision easier for you and your family.
At the Northwestern Medicine Movement Disorders Neurogenetics Clinic, we specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of adults and children with rare movement disorders, and movement disorders caused by or linked to gene mutations. Our dedicated team includes experts in the fields of neurology and genetics, including specially trained neurologists, geneticists, genetic counselors and nurses. We offer:
- Expert clinical evaluations and diagnoses
- Genetic counseling
- Diagnostic testing
- Family planning and prenatal testing
- Comprehensive treatment planning for movement disorders
Our experts will provide you with the education and support you need to make an informed decision about genetic testing. If you choose to undergo genetic testing, our experts will work with you and your family to ensure you understand the implications of any findings. If necessary, we will also help you determine next steps. No matter what your tests conclude, we will be with you every step of the way.
The Northwestern Medicine Movement Disorders Neurogenetics Clinic is one of few clinics in Illinois serving both adults and children with movement disorders, and one of the only neurology clinics in Chicago with a full-time genetic counselor on staff.