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Peripheral Neuropathy Clinic at Northwestern Memorial Hospital

The Peripheral Neuropathy Clinic is a patient-centric, multi-disciplinary clinic that provides comprehensive and coordinated care needed for our patients with peripheral neuropathy. Our mission is to provide the highest-quality care possible for patients with neuropathy while advancing new therapies and investigating causes and cures.

Our team has extensive experience treating neuropathies, including painful neuropathies like painful diabetic neuropathy, and hereditary neuropathies like Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease. We also offer access to clinical trials through Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

Using a multidisciplinary team approach, trained specialists provide comprehensive care to address all the needs of the patient. Our goal is to help patients control underlying causes of the neuropathy, manage the symptoms and improve their quality of life. Northwestern Memorial Hospital is one of few hospitals in the region with a plastic surgeon who specializes in nerve surgery.

Our multidisciplinary team of neuropathy specialists includes experts in:

  • Neurology
  • Pain management
  • Genetics
  • Hematology/oncology
  • Peripheral nerve surgery
  • Physical therapy
  • Nutrition and wellness

To learn more or to make an appointment, call 312.695.7950, TTY 711.

Meet The Team

Our physicians have extensive experience in diagnosing and treating neuropathies, demonstrating leadership at the forefront of neuropathy research and treatment.
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Conditions Treated

Specialists at Northwestern Memorial Hospital offer the latest treatment options for all types of neuropathies, including peripheral neuropathy as a complication of systemic diseases including rheumatologic conditions, sarcoidosis, multiple myeloma, MGUS and amyloidosis, and hereditary neuropathies like Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease.

  • Brachial Plexus Injury
  • Charcot Marie Tooth Disease
  • Chemotherapy-Induced Neuropathy
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy (CIDP)
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS)
  • Hereditary Neuropathies
  • Multifocal Mononeuropathy With Conduction Block
  • Neuralgic Amyotrophy
  • Parsonage Turner Syndrome
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Small Fiber Neuropathy

Foundation for Peripheral Neuropathy

The Peripheral Neuropathy Clinic at Northwestern Memorial Hospital was established in 2009 with support from the Foundation for Peripheral Neuropathy. Using a multidisciplinary approach, a specially trained care team provides diagnostic, treatment, rehabilitative and supportive services.

Charcot-Marie-Tooth Association Center of Excellence

Northwestern Memorial Hospital is one of fewer than 30 designated Charcot-Marie-Tooth Association (CMTA) Centers of Excellence in the country. CMTA Centers of Excellence offer comprehensive care to individuals and families affected by CMT, providing access to some of the highest-quality CMT clinicians and researchers in the world. Northwestern Memorial Hospital offers access to some of the highest-quality CMT clinicians, as well as clinical trials through Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

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Why Choose Northwestern Medicine

Northwestern Medicine is anchored by Northwestern Memorial Hospital, with the highest-ranked Neurology and Neurosurgery program in Illinois by U.S. News & World Report, 2019–2020. When your options seem limited, our experienced team is often able to offer innovative therapies and novel treatments through a wide variety of clinical trials.

Research and Clinical Trials

Northwestern Medicine physician-scientists conduct clinical research trials on all aspects of neuromuscular diseases.
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Charcot-Marie-Tooth Association

Northwestern Memorial Hospital is a designated Charcot-Marie-Tooth Association (CMTA) Center of Excellence.

Through these CMTA Centers of Excellence, you can be assured you are receiving comprehensive care by a team of CMT experts.