Treatments, Procedures and Tests

Neurologists at Mass General offer neurological subspecialty clinics ranging from Alzheimer’s to Stroke. The General Neurology clinic helps you find the right doctors for accurate diagnoses.

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Treatments & Services

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  • ALS Multidisciplinary Clinic

    The Sean M. Healey & AMG Center for ALS at Mass General provides the latest treatments and research opportunities for people with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis.

  • Angelman Syndrome

    The Angelman Syndrome Program at MassGeneral Hospital for Children, in partnership with the Angelman Syndrome Foundation, aims to provide comprehensive clinical care to individuals with Angelman syndrome.

  • Ataxia Unit


    The Massachusetts General Hospital Ataxia Unit provides expert diagnosis, treatment and education for patients with ataxia and other cerebellar disorders.

  • Autism: Lurie Center

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    The Lurie Center is a multidisciplinary program designed to evaluate and treat children, adolescents and adults with a wide variety of conditions including autism and autism spectrum disorder, Asperger syndrome and developmental delays. It is the clinical arm of the Lurie Center for Autism, which also has research, advocacy and training programs.

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  • Cardio-Neurology Clinic


    The Massachusetts General Hospital Cardio-Neurology Clinic provides comprehensive neurological evaluation and care for patients with cerebrovascular disorders related to the heart, including patent foramen ovale (PFO).

  • Center for Brain Health

    The Henry and Allison McCance Center for Brain Health brings patients, clinicians and investigators together to prevent brain disease and preserve brain function across the lifespan.

  • Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) Center of Excellence

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    The Massachusetts General Hospital CMT Center of Excellence provides comprehensive diagnosis, treatment, and education for patients with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease and other inherited neuropathies.

  • Cognitive Behavioral Neurology Unit

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    The Cognitive Behavioral Neurology Unit offers diagnosis and treatment to patients with disorders and diseases of the brain affecting language, memory, problem solving, emotional function and behavior.

  • Comprehensive Neurology Division


    Part of the Neurology Department at Massachusetts General Hospital, the General Neurology Program’s board-certified neurologists work with primary care physicians to diagnose and treat a wide variety of neurological conditions.

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  • Dystonia Clinic

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    The Dystonia Clinic is a regional referral center for adults and children seeking diagnosis and treatment for dystonia and related neurological disorders.

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  • Epilepsy Service

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    The MGH Epilepsy Service offers diagnosis, treatment, and consultations for seizure disorders, including surgical evaluations, and specialized care for first seizure events.

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  • Headache and Neuropathic Pain Unit

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    The Massachusetts General Hospital Headache and Neuropathic Pain Unit provides expert diagnosis, education and treatments of various headache, facial pain, and neuropathic pain disorders.

  • Herscot Center for Tuberous Sclerosis Complex

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    The Carol and James Herscot Center for Children and Adults with Tuberous Sclerosis Complex at Massachusetts General Hospital delivers specialized care for individuals suffering from Tuberous Sclerosis Complex.

  • Huntington's Disease Unit at the Massachusetts General Hospital Movement Disorders Unit

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    The Massachusetts General Hospital Huntington's Disease Unit—a component of the New England Huntington's Disease Society of America Centers of Excellence—cares for individuals with a genetic risk for developing HD and for those who have symptoms at any stage of the disease.

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  • Inflammatory Neuro-ophthalmology & Skull Base Disorders Clinic

    The INOS clinic is a unique and innovative multi-disciplinary clinic that provides a clinical home for patients with inflammatory disorders.

  • Intraoperative Neurophysiology Monitoring Unit (IONM)

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    The Intraoperative Neurophysiology Monitoring unit consists of a group of neurologists with formal training in clinical neurophysiology and IONM technologists, who work closely with other neurologists, surgeons and anesthesiologists at Massachusetts General Hospital to prevent postoperative neurologic deficit in a wide variety of surgical procedures.

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  • Memory Disorders Division

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    The Memory Division provides comprehensive diagnostic and treatment services for Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia such as frontotemporal degeneration or Lewy Body dementia at specialized outpatient clinics: the Memory Disorders Unit (MDU), the Frontotemporal Disorders Unit (FTD), the Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus clinic, and the Lewy body Dementia clinic. An MDU Spanish clinic is also in place in our Division to provide comprehensive care to our underserved and growing Latino community.

  • Movement Disorders Unit

    Movement Disorders Unit

    Massachusetts General Hospital's Movement Disorders Unit sees patients from around the world for everything from the most common to the rarest of movement disorders.

  • Multiple Sclerosis Clinic

    Multiple Sclerosis Clinic

    The MGH Multiple Sclerosis Clinic provides expert diagnosis, education and treatment for patients with Multiple Sclerosis and related neurological disorders.

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  • Neuro-ophthalmology Service

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    The Neuro-ophthalmology Service at Massachusetts General Hospital provides expert evaluation, diagnosis and treatment for patients who have vision problems with a neurologic basis.

  • Neurocritical Care and Emergency Neurology

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    Patients with serious brain and nervous system conditions receive individualized, expert, compassionate care throughout their MGH Emergency Department and Neurosciences Intensive Care Unit stay.

  • Neurofibromatosis Clinic


    The Massachusetts General Hospital Neurofibromatosis Clinic provides comprehensive care for adults and children who have been diagnosed with, or are at risk for, various forms of neurofibromatosis (NF), including NF1, NF2 and schwannomatosis.

  • Neurogenetics

    The Neurogenetics Program provides clinical care, conducts research and offers diagnostic testing for an array of neurodegenerative diseases.

  • Neuroimmunology and Neuro-Infectious Diseases Division

    The Neuroimmunology and Neuro-Infectious Diseases Division consists of a core group of neurologists who manage a broad array of diseases, ensuring treatment of a diverse spectrum of cases.

  • Neurology-Infectious Diseases Program

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    In the Neurology-Infectious Diseases Program, we work with other infectious disease specialists to diagnose and treat infections of the nervous system, and neurological complications of systemic infections.

  • Neuromuscular Division

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    The Massachusetts General Hospital Neuromuscular Division offers integrated, comprehensive diagnosis and treatment of neuromuscular diseases.

  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (NPH) Evaluation & Management Program

    The Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (NPH) Evaluation and Management Program integrates neurological and neurosurgical care to diagnose and provide definitive treatment for this challenging condition.

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  • Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Clinic

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    Welcome to the Massachusetts General Hospital Parkinson Disease and Movement Disorder Center. We are committed to providing the highest quality of care for Parkinson’s disease and related conditions.

  • Pediatric Epilepsy

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    The Pediatric Epilepsy Program at MassGeneral Hospital for Children serves patients with seizures and related disorders.

  • Pediatric Neurology

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    The Pediatric Neurology Unit at MassGeneral Hospital for Children diagnoses and treats infants, children and adolescents will the full spectrum of neurological conditions.

  • Pediatric Neuromuscular Disorders

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    The Pediatric Neuromuscular Clinic at MassGeneral Hospital for Children offers coordinated, multidisciplinary care for a wide variety of neuromuscular disorders.

  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)

    We are dedicated to PSP clinical care and to researching new treatments for this disease.

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  • Rare Neurological Disease Clinics

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    The Rare Neurological Disease Clinics are a group of specialized clinics that provide comprehensive diagnostic, treatment, and educational resources to patients with rare neurological conditions.

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  • Sleep Division

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    The Division of Sleep Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital provides sophisticated diagnostic testing and comprehensive treatment options for people struggling with any kind of sleep problem.

  • SMA Multidisciplinary Clinic

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    The Mass General SMA (Spinal Muscular Atrophy) Multidisciplinary Clinic provides the latest treatments and research opportunities for people with Spinal Muscular Atrophy.

  • Stroke Service

    The Stroke Service at Massachusetts General Hospital provides diagnosis, prevention and treatment for patients with stroke and other cerebrovascular diseases.

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  • Teleneurology

    Mass General TeleNeurology is transforming neurology care by cultivating collaborative, long-term relationships with community hospitals and academic medical centers.


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    Thrive is a wellness component of the Mass General Pediatric Epilepsy Program. It has been developed to provide opportunities and programs for children with epilepsy.

  • Tourette Syndrome Clinic

    Tourette Syndrome Clinic

    The Massachusetts General Hospital Tourette Syndrome Clinic is a specialized multidisciplinary clinic and regional referral center for adult and pediatric patients with Tourette syndrome and other tic disorders.

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  • Young Adult Stroke Program

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    The Mass General Hospital Young Adult Stroke Program is designed to address the holistic needs of patients who suffer a stroke at a relatively young age. There is no specific age cut-off, but the program caters to adults who are in the workforce. Most patients are between ages 18-55 years.

Tests & Procedures

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  • Autonomic Laboratory

    The MGH autonomic laboratory offers a battery of tests to study the function of the autonomic nervous system.

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  • Botulinum Toxin (Botox) Service

    Botulinum toxin (botox) treatments are available through the EMG laboratory in the Neuromuscular Disorders Unit to treat spasticity resulting from stroke, head injury, spinal cord injury or multiple sclerosis and dystonias.

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  • Lumbar Puncture

    Lumbar Puncture is a bedside procedure done to collect a sample of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF).

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