Neuromuscular Disease Center

URMC Neurology Clinical Services

The Neuromuscular Disease Center, at URMC, provides diagnosis and comprehensive treatment of adults and children.

Neuromuscular diseases involve conditions of the nerves and muscles, including:

  • Acquired or hereditary peripheral neuropathies
  • Muscular dystrophies such as:
    • Duchenne dystrophy
    • Facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSH)
    • Limb-girdle muscular dystrophy
    • Myotonic dystrophy
  • Inclusion body myositis (IBM)
  • Inflammatory myopathy and other myopathies
  • Myasthenia gravis
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease)
  • Ataxias
  • Periodic paralysis
  • Non-dystrophic myotonias
  • Neuromuscular disorders

Neuromuscular disease diagnostic procedures include:

Neuromuscular Disease Unit

Within the Neuromuscular Disease Center, there are several specialty clinics:

Our Locations

Strong Memorial Hospital
601 Elmwood Avenue
Rochester, NY 14642
Directions to Strong Memorial Hospital

919 Westfall Road
Building C, Suite 220
Rochester, NY 14618
Directions to Westfall Road Clinic

Additional Resources


Jared's Story

Jared Wright

A young boy battles muscular dystrophy with the help of some of the world's leading experts.

Contact Us

To contact us directly please call 585-275-2559.

To schedule EMG and nerve conduction studies at Strong Memorial Hospital or Highland Hospital, call 585-275-4568.

Schedule an Appointment

To schedule an appointment or to speak with one of our neurologists, please call 585-275-1200. If you must cancel your appointment, please do so at least 24 hours in advance.

The Department of Neurology participates with Blue Choice, MVP Healthcare, Medicare, Medicaid, and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rochester health plans.

Co-payments are collected at time of service. We accept cash or check only for all applicable co-payments and personal balances due at the time of service.