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Our physicians have specialized expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of neuromuscular disorders, including:
Patient Convenience is a Priority
In the Neuromuscular Division, patients with neuromuscular disorders receive comprehensive diagnostic and treatment services in a single location. The Neuromuscular Division comprises several entities:
Neuromuscular Diagnostic Center: Established in 2006, the Neuromuscular Diagnostic Center includes:
ALS Multidisciplinary Clinic: This clinic provides high-quality care along with access to the latest treatments and research opportunities
William S. David, MD, PhD is Director of the Neuromuscular Division. Our physician staff consists of adult neurologists and pediatric neurologists, each with subspecialty expertise in diagnosing and treating neuromuscular diseases. Many have received grants from the National Institutes of Health and/or industry for conducting neuromuscular research.
Accepting New Patients
At the Neuromuscular Divison at Mass General, we have expertise in and treat a variety of conditions including, but not limited to the following:
Frequently Asked Questions
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Q: What is your office contact information?A: Neuromuscular Diagnostic CenterPhone: 617-726-3642Fax: 617-726-2019
EMG and AFT Testing LabPhone: 617-726-3644Fax: 617-726-2958
Q: Where is the clinic location?A: Our clinic is located in the Charles River Plaza, in between the Whole Foods and the Bank of America. The address is 165 Cambridge Street Suite 820 in Boston, MA 02114.
Q: What is your mailing address?A: Attn: Neuromuscular Diagnostic Center and EMG LabCharles River Plaza165 Cambridge StreetSuite 820Boston, MA 02114
Q: What is required in order to schedule a new patient appointment?A: To schedule a new patient appointment for a consult we need your most recent visit notes from your referring provider explaining why you need to be seen. We will also need your most recent EMG report, MRI reports, and any blood work that was done. We do not take patient self-referrals.To schedule an EMG, we will need your referring provider to fill out an EMG requisition form. If they are in the partner’s network they can put the referral into CRMS. If they are from an outside facility, they can call 617-726-3644 and have a requisition form sent to them.
Q: How can I obtain a copy of my medical records from the Neuromuscular Diagnostic Center and EMG Lab?A: You will need to complete the MGH Release of Information form and either fax or mail it back to our office. The release form can be found here. http://www.massgeneral.org/notices/medicalrecords.aspx
Q: Where do I have my PCP fax my insurance referral to?A: Referral Office Fax: 781-960-1266
Q: How do I know if my insurance will cover my visit?A: Please call your insurance company to verify that your appointment or test will be covered. You can also contact our Financial Access Unit at 617-726-6828.
Q: How do I update my demographic information?A: Please contact out Registration and Referrals Center at 866-211-6588.
Q: How long will it take for me to receive my test results and how will they be communicated to me?A: For EMG and AFT results, it will take 3-5 days for the report to be finalized. You must report back to your referring physician to get the results. The results will be faxed to your referring provider’s office.
Neuromuscular Division - Adult
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Please check with your doctor's office for the location of your appointment, as our practice has offices in more than one building.
To make an appointment with our unit, please call one of the following numbers:
Clinic appointments require a referral from your primary care physician or neurologist. Please submit your medical records and films prior to your first visit.
Neuromuscular Diagnostic CenterCharles River Plaza 1658th Floor, Suite 820Massachusetts General Hospital165 Cambridge StreetBoston, MA 02114Phone: 617-726-3644Fax: 617-726-2019Hours: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
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