The University of Maryland ALS Clinic at UMMC Midtown Campus has cared for ALS patients since 2006. The Clinic offers a comprehensive approach to care and is one of two university-based programs in Maryland. The Maryland ALS Clinic offers monthly clinics where patients can see neurologists, pulmonologists and nutritionists, as well as physical, occupational, speech and respiratory therapists, all in one day.
The ALS Association (ALSA), a national nonprofit organization fighting ALS, has named University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus’ ALS Clinic a Certified Treatment Center of Excellence— the only one with this designation in the state of Maryland. This is the highest level of certification for ALS clinics given by ALSA .
This certification is based on professionals’ skill sets, number of people living with ALS served, active involvement in ALS-related research, relationships with local ALS chapters, and access to care. The ALSA Center of Excellence recognition certifies that the UMMC Midtown Campus ALS Clinic offers comprehensive, multi-disciplinary (contributions from different specialists), evidence-based care that has produced positive outcomes for patients. Patients can rest assured that the treatments they are being offered have been thoroughly researched and proven effective.
For more information about our programs and services or to make an appointment, please call 410-328-3100.