Mass General offers multidisciplinary care at its ALS clinic. The clinic is directed by Dr. Merit Cudkowicz and staffed by a team of neuromuscular physicians and health care providers specializing in the care of individuals with ALS.
The ALS Clinic provides neuromuscular diagnostic services including, MRI, lab tests, and Electromyography.
Patients are provided with individualized care plans for disease and symptom management.
Pulmonary specialists provide interventions help to minimize respiratory distress and fatigue that are symptoms of ALS.
Through the multidisciplinary approach, the Clinic coordinates care plans with resources, clinicians, and support systems located in our patients' communities.
For those interested in participating in an ALS clinical trial, our staff are trained to help you fully understand what it means to participate in a clinical trial.
The MGH Telehealth program provides coordinated care to patients and families through virtual technology including: phone, video, text, email, mobile applications and remote monitoring. This allows our clinicians to interact with patients in a way that is most convenient and best suited to the patient's medical needs.