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Pediatric Neuromuscular Disorders

Neuromuscular Clinic

The pediatric neuromuscular clinic at Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health offers comprehensive care for patients with nerve, muscle and neuromuscular junction disorders such as Duchenne muscular dystrophy, spinal muscular atrophy and Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease. The clinic offers multi-disciplinary care, with experts in cardiology, pulmonology, physiatry, endocrinology, physical therapy and neurology collaborating together for each patient. In this era of exciting new treatments for neuromuscular diseases, IU School of Medicine faculty physicians are proud to be able to offer the newest therapies, such as exon-skipping therapies for Duchenne muscular dystrophy and gene therapy for 5q spinal muscular atrophy.

Muscular Dystrophy Association Care Center

The pediatric neuromuscular clinic at Riley Hospital at IU Health is the only pediatric Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) Care Center in the state of Indiana. Faculty physicians provide care and support for patients with more than 60 disorders, including muscular dystrophies, myopathies, peripheral nerve disorders, neuromuscular junction disorders, motor neuron and mitochondrial diseases.

Faculty

Marcia V. Felker, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology

Lisa H. Smith, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology

Laurence E. Walsh, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology