Why Choose Us
If you have a neuromuscular disorder, we understand that you may have weakness, numbness, pain, and sometimes more severe symptoms such as difficulty walking, talking, eating, or breathing—all of which can seriously affect how you feel and function each day.
NewYork-Presbyterian's specialists are exceptionally skilled at diagnosing and treating people with a range of neuromuscular disorders, including but not limited to:
- Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS, also called Lou Gehrig's Disease)
- Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP)
- Guillain-Barré syndrome
- Inflammatory myopathy (such as dermatomyositis, polymyositis, and inclusion body myositis)
- Mitochondrial disease
- Muscular dystrophy
- Myasthenia gravis
Our Approach to Care for Neuromuscular Disorders
When you come to us to care for muscle diseases and disorders, you'll benefit from a multidisciplinary team of doctors, nurses, and rehabilitation specialists who customize your treatment and rehabilitation to relieve your symptoms and help you live more comfortably with your disease.
Since you may have other health problems, our neurologists and neurosurgeons work closely with NewYork-Presbyterian specialists in other specialties to coordinate the care you need for your specific medical needs. This is the advantage of being treated at a major medical center that is known around the world for providing extraordinary care in neurology and every field of medicine.
Accessible Neuromuscular Disorder Care in New York
At NewYork-Presbyterian, we understand that neuromuscular disorders pose challenges for you and your loved ones. Our expert teams understand the impact of your symptoms on your quality of life and your family, and they work together to personalize a plan of care that meets your needs. We also offer psychosocial support to help you adapt to living with your disorder.
Contact us today to make an appointment for a consultation so you can start receiving the highest quality care.