MDA/ALS Clinic

The multidisciplinary MDA/ALS clinic, supported by the Muscular Dystrophy Association, is held weekly on Wednesday mornings at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital.  

Services include

  • Neurology
  • Pulmonary, including bedside pulmonary function testing (PFTs)
    • on the 1st and 2nd Wednesdays of the month
    • for patients with neuromuscular conditions that have respiratory muscle weakness
  • Physical and occupational therapy evaluation
  • Speech therapy evaluation
  • Nutrition evaluation
  • Genetic counseling (for specific situations)
  • Medical equipment/wheelchair device assessment

To schedule an appointment, please call 202-295-0540 and indicate you would like an appointment in the MDA/ALS clinic.