Specialists and Care Centers

Specialists and Care Centers for Autoimmune Encephalitis

The Northwestern Medicine Autoimmune Encephalitis and Paraneoplastic Disorders clinic takes a multidiscplinary approach to the diagnosis and care of patients affected by these disorders.

Our clinic involves a team of physicians with expertise in the areas of:

  • Neuro-immunology (autoimmunity and inflammation)
  • Autoimmune epilepsy
  • Neuro-oncology
  • Behavioral neurology
  • Neuro-psychiatry
  • Clinical psychology

Comprehensive, Coordinated Care

For patients whose autoimmune encephalitis (AE) is paraneoplastic (caused by an underlying cancer), autoimmune encephalitis specialists work closely with the team at the Northwestern Medicine Lou and Jean Malnati Brain Tumor Institute of the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

To learn more about our other services or to request an appointment, please call 312.695.7950 or fax your physician referral to 312.695.5747.