Skip to Main Content

ALSA Certified Center

New Brunswick, New Jersey

The Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson ALS Center

The Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Neuromuscular & ALS Center, located in the Clinical Academic Building (CAB) at 125 Paterson St., New Brunswick, NJ, is part of the Department of Neurology at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital & Medical School and is co-sponsored by The ALS Association Greater New York Chapter.

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 tests, education and treatment are individualized for each patient.

Dr. Jerry M. Belsh, Director of The Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Neuromuscular and ALS Center and Chief of Division of Clinical Neurophysiology UMDNJ-Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, heads the multidisciplinary treatment team of specialists that includes: Neurology, Nursing, Respiratory Therapy, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Pathology, Social Work and Nutrition/Dietitian.

For more information about the Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson ALS Center, please click on the menu items below:

Hours and Appointments

The ALS Center's multi-disciplinary teams sees patients on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month by appointment. The CAB building is readily accessible to patients in wheelchairs.

For more information please contact Mary Ann Mertz, RN, Nurse Coordinator, at (732) 235-7331 or For appointments call (732) 235-7733.

Recursos en espaƱol disponibles. Por favor llame al (212) 619-1400. Gracias.

Help Find A Cure