Upstate ALS Research and Treatment Center
Upstate's ALS Research and Treatment Center provides evidence-based, multidisciplinary ALS care and services for patients with ALS and related motor neuron diseases in a supportive atmosphere with an emphasis on hope and quality of life.
The clinic team consists of ALS specialized doctors, ALS researchers, nurse, clinic coordinator/social worker, dietician, respiratory therapist, physical therapist, occupational therapist, speech language pathologist, spiritual palliative care, representatives from MDA and ALS association.
Upstate's comprehensive care involves multiple specialties, so patients may receive multiple services at one visit. It is the largest ALS Center in New York outside of New York City, and a referral center for central and western New York State. The Center is located at UHCC and sees patients on a weekly basis.