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Neuromuscular Program

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The Department of Neurology

Division of Neurological Services

Neuromuscular Program

The Neuromuscular Program offers a multidisciplinary approach and consultations on patients with problems of the peripheral nervous system, neuromuscular junction and muscle including:

  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
  • Peripheral neuropathies,
  • Myasthenia gravis (MG)
  • Muscular dystrophies and myopathies

In addition, the neuromuscular program encourages collaborative research.

Affiliated Program

The Center for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

The Center for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy at UCLA supports Duchenne related muscular dystrophy translational research and clinical care at UCLA. Key missions include building and supporting a state of the art multidisciplinary care program for children and adults with muscular dystrophy, building and supporting a clinical trials infrastructure to accelerate clinical investigation into new treatments, and the support of translational biomedical research relevant to Duchenne muscular dystrophy. 

For more information, visit their website at http://www.cdmd.ucla.edu.

CONTACT INFORMATION
Telephone Number
(310) 825-7266 Information and appointments for ALS
(310) 794-1195 All other appointments

PHYSICIANS & SPECIALISTS
Director Specialty
Shieh, Perry MD, PhD Neurology; Clinical Neurophysiology; Neuromuscular Medicine

Provider
Graves, Michael MD Neurology; Clinical Neurophysiology; Neuromuscular Medicine
Pleninger, Perrin MD Neurology; Clinical Neurophysiology; Neuromuscular Medicine
Wiedau-Pazos, Martina MD Neurology; Neuromuscular Medicine
RELATED LINKS
Specialties
Neurology
Neuromuscular Medicine

Body System Location
Brain and Nerves