Specialists and Care Centers

Muscular Dystrophy Specialists and Care Centers

Northwestern Memorial Hospital is a designated MDA Care Center by the Muscular Dystrophy Association – a network that provides patients with muscular dystrophy access to a team of experts and a variety of clinical trials, and connects the MDA neuromuscular community.

At the Northwestern Medicine Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) Clinic, we offer comprehensive care to patients with muscular dystrophy, using a multidisciplinary team approach in which trained specialists provide diagnostic, rehabilitative and supportive services. The MDA Clinic also offers mobility assistance support groups, which are available for all diseases treated at the clinic.

  • Neurologists
  • Pulmonologists
  • Advanced practice providers
  • Nurses
  • Dietitian
  • Genetic counselor
  • Physical, speech and occupational therapists

The board-certified neurologists at Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital are trained in the diagnosis and treatment of nervous system disorders, including diseases of the brain, spinal cord, nerves and muscles. They diagnose and treat patients with a full range of neurological disorders, including muscular dystrophy.