Columbia University Medical Center
ALS Association Program
New York, NY
The ALS Association, Greater New York Chapter is a co-sponsor with the Columbia University Medical Center of an ALS Association Program. Located at 710 West 168th Street, NY, NY, the Columbia University Medical Center brings quality care to patients in Manhattan.
Geared toward helping patients live more productively and independently, the Center provides a coordinated program of medical treatment, rehabilitation techniques and psychological support in a warm and compassionate environment. Comprehensive assessments, diagnostic and follow-up testing, education and treatment are individualized for each patient.
Dr. Neil Shneider, Assistant Professor of Neurology in the Neuromuscular Division, heads the multidisciplinary treatment team that includes: Neurology, Nursing, Respiratory Therapy, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Pathology, Social Work and Nutrition/Dietitian.
Hours and Appointments
The Columbia University Medical Center's ALS Center sees patients on Wednesday mornings by appoinment only. Contact Clinics Coordinator Regina Youngman, APRN-BC, at (212) 305-1319. The Center is readily accessible to patients in wheelchairs.
For more information please contact Chapter liason Theresa Imperato, RN, at (631) 444-4623 or firstname.lastname@example.org.