Conditions & Treatments
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a neurodegenerative disorder involving the neurons of the motor system in the brain and spinal cord. It is also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease.The ALS Program offers a comprehensive evaluation of patients with motor neuron disorders. We treat patients with ALS, PLS, PMA, PBP, MMN, and other motor neuron disorders (e.g. polio, post-polio syndrome). Our team of specialists includes a mobility expert, an orthotics/prosthetics expert, and a representative from the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). Pulmonary functions tests (PFT) are also performed in the PFT lab during the visit. We coordinate different clinical services to help minimize the number of visits as we understand it can be difficult for our...
Our anesthesiologists, along with certified registered nurse anesthesiologists (CRNAs) and anesthesiology residents, care for outpatients who are discharged immediately after their surgery and do not require an overnight stay in the hospital. This ambulatory care, which spares patients the disruption of an overnight hospitalization, is designed to make the surgical experience as convenient and safe as possible for patients. We care for patients undergoing a wide range of procedures. Our department is recognized as a leader in anesthesiology care, education and research. Our comprehensive care includes:Evaluating patients before surgery (preoperative)Consulting with surgeons, providing pain control and monitoring life functions during...