Angelman Syndrome Program
Angelman Syndrome Clinic
175 Cambridge Street, suite 340
Boston, MA 02114
Clinic visits on Mondays and Fridays take place at the Yawkey Center for Outpatient Care, suite 6B.
About This Program
Care During COVID-19
Our dedicated physicians, nurses and staff are committed to providing the best possible care for children. We have taken unprecedented steps to ensure office visits and procedures are welcoming and safe. Your child’s health and safety is our top priority. Learn more.
The Angelman Syndrome Program at Mass General for Children, in partnership with the Angelman Syndrome Foundation, aims to provide comprehensive clinical care to individuals with Angelman syndrome. With the ultimate goal of improving quality of life for individuals with Angelman syndrome, the clinic provides “one-stop-shopping” access to a wide range of specialists who work together to evaluate and treat the most common problems encountered in Angelman syndrome.
The clinic includes specialists in epilepsy, sleep, gastroenterology and nutrition, neuropsychology, psychiatry and genetics.
The program offers a full range of diagnostic tests including inpatient electroencephalography (EEG) monitoring, as well as a broad range of treatment options including dietary therapy and vagus nerve stimulation (VNS).
The program also provides family support including guidance through transitions at age 18 and 22 and, if necessary, residential placement upon reaching adulthood. Other subspecialty referrals can be made to providers in adult medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital and in the community as needed.
Between 2006 and the formal clinic opening in 2012, over 70 individuals with Angelman syndrome were seen at Mass General for Children, with an emphasis on the diagnosis and treatment of seizures. To date, over 300 families have been seen in the clinic from around the US as well as Africa, Canada, Europe and South America.
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Care teams across Mass General for Children are available to provide care via phone or online video visits. Call 888-644-3248 to learn more.
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