Certified Centers & Clinics

The ALS Association collaborates with some of the best ALS physicians and clinics across the United States to help ensure that people living with ALS have access to specialized care, based on best practices. The ALS Association’s Certified Treatment Centers of Excellence and Recognized Treatment Centers provide compassionate care in a supportive, family-oriented atmosphere.

Certified Centers and Clinics

This multidisciplinary care model brings together a team of health care professionals specially trained to address the needs of people living with ALS, allowing them to receive care from each discipline during a single visit. The care team typically includes a neurologist, physical therapist, occupational therapist, respiratory therapist, nurse, dietitian, speech language pathologist, social worker, mental health professional and an ALS Association Chapter liaison.

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Indiana Chapter
Parkview Neuroscience ALS Clinic

11104 Parkview Circle
Suite 110
Fort Wayne, Indiana 46845

Medical Director:

Guangbin Xia, M.D. Ph.D.

Affiliated Clinic


Iowa Chapter
Iowa City VA ALS Clinic

601 Highway 6 West
Iowa City, Iowa 52246

Medical Director:

Heather Bingham, M.D.

Recognized Treatment Center


Mid-America Chapter
University of Kansas Medical Center

3599 Rainbow Blvd.
MS 2012
Kansas City, Kansas 66160

Medical Director:

 Omar Jawdat, M.D.

Certified Treatment Center of Excellence


Kentucky Chapter
University of Kentucky

740 South Limestone St.
Lexington, Kentucky 40536

Medical Director:

Edward J. Kasarskis, M.D., Ph.D.

Certified Treatment Center of Excellence


Louisiana / Mississippi Chapter
LSU ALS Clinic

478 South Johnson St.
New Orleans, Louisiana 70117

Medical Director:

Michael P. Charlet, M.D.

Medical Staff:

Contact - Brandi Jimerson

Recognized Treatment Center
Louisiana / Mississippi Chapter
Ochsner ALS Clinic

1401 Jefferson Hwy.
Jefferson, Louisiana 70121

Medical Director:

Kristen M. Johnson, D.O.

Certified Treatment Center of Excellence


Northern New England Chapter
Mid Coast Hospital ALS Clinic

329 Bath Rd.
Suite 3A
Brunswick, Maine 04011

Medical Director:

 John A. Taylor, D.O.

Affiliated Clinic


DC/MD/VA Chapter
University of Maryland ALS Clinic

827 Linden Ave.
Baltimore, Maryland 21201

Medical Director:

James W. Russell, M.D., M.S. and Montserrat Diaz-Abad, M.D.

Certified Treatment Center of Excellence
Greater Philadelphia Chapter
Peninsula Regional Medical Center

100 East Carroll St.
Salisbury, Maryland 21801

Medical Director:

James Morgan, M.D.

Recognized Treatment Center


Massachusetts Chapter
Neurology Associates

15 Parkman St.
Boston, Massachusetts 02114

Medical Director:

Merit Cudkowicz, M.D.

Affiliated Clinic