Lurie Center for Autism

The Lurie Center for Autism provides expertise in neurology, developmental pediatrics medicine, gastroenterology, psychiatry, psycho-pharmacology, occupational therapy, physical therapy and speech language pathology.

The Lurie Center for Autism at Massachusetts General Hospital and the MassGeneral Hospital for Children is a multidisciplinary program designed to evaluate and treat children, adolescents and adults with a wide variety of handicapping conditions.

Patients with the following conditions are frequently referred to this clinic:

  • Autism and autism spectrum disorders
  • Members of the Adult and Pediatric physician team (left to right): Katherine Martien, MD; Margaret Bauman, MD; Susan Connors, MD; Timothy Yu, MD; Lauren Moo, MD; Charles Henry, MD.

  • Early detection of autism
  • Asperger syndrome
  • Developmental delays
  • Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Language and learning disabilities
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Mental retardation
  • Seizure disorders
  • Sleep apnea
  • Dysautonomia
  • Tourette's syndrome
  • Agenesis of the corpus callosum
  • Hypomyelination
  • Rett syndrome
  • Tuberous sclerosis
  • Angelman syndrome
  • Other genetic and metabolic conditions

Family-centered pediatric care

MassGeneral Hospital for Children is a full-service pediatric hospital providing the entire spectrum of care, treating more than 60 specialties and subspecialties.