Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Physicians at the Lois Insolia ALS Clinic at the Les Turner ALS Center have extensive experience diagnosing and treating amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease.
Northwestern Memorial Hospital is a designated Charcot-Marie-Tooth Association (CMTA) Center of Excellence, offering the gold standard of care for this disease to ensure the best possible outcomes.
Northwestern Memorial Hospital is a designated MDA Care Center by the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Our care team includes neurologists, pulmonologists, nurses, dietitians, genetic counselors, and physical and occupational therapists.
We provide complete diagnostic and treatment services for patients with myasthenia gravis. Our comprehensive approach to care includes experts in neurology, thoracic surgery and other specialties.
The multidisciplinary peripheral neuropathy team includes experts in neurology, pain management, genetics, physical therapy and other areas of care.
Spinal Muscular Atrophy
Northwestern Memorial Hospital is currently the only provider of Nusinersen in Illinois, treating a growing number of patients who have different types of SMAs, including Types III and IV.