Get answers to your Myasthenia Gravis questions.
Myasthenia gravis is a condition that is often misdiagnosed. At the University of Maryland Myasthenia Gravis Center -- located in the Neurology Clinic at 16 S. Eutaw Street -- 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 physicians and staff have years of experience working with myasthenia gravis patients.
Our multidisciplinary team comprises the following 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 Myasthenia Gravis Center, we provide the best possible care for each patient in one convenient setting.
Video Success Story: Paul Sitkus discusses how his condition dramatically improved after seeking treatment at the UM Myasthenia Gravis Center.
Dr. Charlene Hafer-Macko named 2008 by the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America.
Myasthenia Gravis Podcast: In this interview, Dr. Neil Porter discusses the symptoms and treatments for myasthenia gravis.