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ALS Clinics

The Greater Philadelphia Chapter collaborates with some of the best ALS physicians and clinics in our region. These clinics emphasis hope and quality of life in a supportive, family-oriented environment, while enabling patients to receive specialized care during a single visit from a multidisciplinary team of health care professionals. Additionally, an ALS Association social worker is situated at each of these clinics to ensure vital home- and community-based services are accessible to patients.

ALS Association Certified Treatment Centers of Excellence

An ALS Association Certified Treatment Center of Excellence provides evidence-based, multi-disciplinary ALS care and services in a supportive atmosphere with an emphasis on hope and quality of life. The Center must ensure it designs, implements, and monitors a national standard of best-practice care in the management of ALS.

To become certified as a Center of Excellence, a facility must:

  • Meet The ALS Association's clinical care and treatment standards, based on American Academy of Neurology Practice Parameters
  • Successfully complete a comprehensive site review
  • Participate in ALS-related research

ALS Association Recognized Treatment Centers

An ALS Recognized Treatment Center provides evidence-based, multi-disciplinary ALS care and services in a supportive atmosphere with an emphasis on hope and quality of life. The Center must ensure it designs, implements, and monitors a national standard of best-practice care in the management of ALS.

To become a Recognized Center, a facility must:

  • Meet The ALS Association's clinical care and treatment standards, based on American Academy of Neurology Practice Parameters
  • Successfully complete a comprehensive site review

Affiliates

Many high-quality, multi-disciplinary clinics work closely with the Greater Philadelphia Chapter to help us reach every patient with ALS. The Greater Philadelphia Chapter works with these clinics to provide community-based ALS care and services to patients, which can include in-home care, as well as provision of durable medical equipment, assistive technology, and devices that facilitate navigation around the home.


Southeastern PA

The Jefferson Weinberg ALS Association Certified Treatment Center of Excellence at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Kate Monahan, Program Manager
215-503-4294
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The ALS VA Clinic at Corporal Michael J. Crescenz VA Medical Center

Anu Kunjukutty BSN, RN
215-823-5800, Ext: 5102
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South Central PA

The Penn State Hershey ALS Association Certified Treatment Center of Excellence at Hershey Medical Center

717- 531- 3828

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North Central PA

The Lehigh Valley Health Network Neuromuscular and ALS Center for Comprehensive Care

610-402-8420
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The ALS Clinic at Geisinger Bloomsburg Hospital

Jennifer Yucha, Neuromuscular Program Nurse Navigator
570-214-1146
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The ALS Clinic at Geisinger Wyoming Valley

Jennifer Yucha, Neuromuscular Program Nurse Navigator
570-214-1146
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Central/Southern NJ

The ALS Association Recognized Treatment Center at Hackensack Meridian Health Jersey Shore University Medical Center

Ellen Anne Gall, ALS Nurse Navigator
732-776-3307
EllenAnne.Gall@hackensackmeridian.org
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Deleware

The Peninsula Regional Medical Center ALS Clinic

410-912-2889
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