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Myasthenia gravis is a condition that is often misdiagnosed.
At the University of Maryland Myasthenia Gravis Center, we provide a multidisciplinary treatment approach.
Patients start by seeing one of our neuromuscular specialists, who decide on the best course of treatment and any tests needed to confirm the diagnosis. Patients also see a thoracic surgeon.
We offer a neurology-run infusion center staffed by neuromuscular specialists.
Our Multidisciplinary Team
Our team is led by neurologist Charlene E. Hafer-Macko, MD.
Other specialists on the team include:
- Physical Therapists
- Occupational Therapists
- ENT and Speech Language Pathology Specialists
Myasthenia gravis patients also benefit from the facilities and resources of the University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC), one of the region's largest academic teaching hospitals.
These benefits include having one of the most technologically advanced operating rooms in the nation, state-of-the-art plasma exchange technology, neurology run infusion center, and experts in other clinical areas with special skills and experience in treating myasthenia gravis patients.
At the UM Neurology Care Center, we provide the best possible care for each patient in one convenient setting.