ALS Certified Centers & Clinics

We work with the best ALS physicians and clinics across the U.S. to make sure people living with ALS have access to the best specialized care no matter where they live. Our Certified Treatment Centers of Excellence and Recognized Treatment Centers provide people living with ALS with compassionate care in a supportive, family-oriented atmosphere.

Our multidisciplinary care model brings together a team of specially-trained health care professionals who can address the many 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 liaison.


Find a Certified Center or Clinic below or use our locator map



Iowa Chapter
Iowa City VA ALS Clinic

601 Highway 6 West
Iowa City, IA 52246

319-338-0581 ext. 6055
Medical Director :

Heather Bingham, M.D.

Iowa Chapter
University of Iowa Health Care

8605 Chambery Blvd.
Johnston, IA 50131

Medical Director :

Andrea Swenson, M.D.


Mid-America Chapter
University of Kansas Medical Center

3599 Rainbow Blvd.
MS 2012
Kansas City, KS 66160

Medical Director :

 Omar Jawdat, M.D.

ALS Association Certified Center


Kentucky Chapter
University of Kentucky

740 South Limestone St.
Lexington, KY 40536

Medical Director :

Edward J. Kasarskis, M.D., Ph.D. and Vishakhadatta Mathur Kumaraswamy, M.D.

ALS Association Certified Center


Louisiana / Mississippi Chapter
Ochsner ALS Clinic

1401 Jefferson Hwy.
Jefferson, LA 70121

Medical Director :

Kristin M. Johnson, D.O. and Co-Medical Director - Christopher O. Edwards, M.D.

ALS Association Certified Center
Louisiana / Mississippi Chapter
LSU ALS Clinic

478 South Johnson St.
New Orleans, LA 70117

Medical Director :

Michael P. Charlet, M.D. and Stephen Kantrow, M.D.

Medical Staff / Disciplines :

Contact - Brandi Jimerson

ALS Association Recognized Center



DC/MD/VA Chapter
University of Maryland ALS Clinic

827 Linden Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21201

Medical Director :

Montserrat Diaz-Abad, MD and Lindsay Zilliox, MD MS

ALS Association Certified Center