ALS Center at Hackensack University Medical Center
When you or a family member are seeking treatment for ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis or Lou Gehrig’s Disease), you will be in the best hands at the ALS Center at Hackensack University Medical Center. Our interprofessional provides the most comprehensive care.
When you come to the ALS Center, you’ll have access to the health care experts you need, including ALS specialists from neurology, nursing, health psychology, physical therapy, sleep medicine, occupational therapy, respiratory therapy, psychology, cognitive neurology, social work, nutrition, speech/language pathology, and palliative care. The care team collaborates, under one roof, making sure your experience is as comprehensive and convenient as possible.
Our ALS Center’s partnerships mean our patients have access to FDA approved as well as experimental medications.
- Neurological evaluation
- Pharmacological treatment
- Physical and occupational and swallow and speech therapy
- Nutritional guidance and support
- Nursing care
- Palliative care
- Respiratory care
- Psychological care
- Social services
- Clinical Trials
Why Choose Us?
Our team members are highly equipped to provide the most comprehensive care. Our collaboration with the ALS Association means you have access to additional support, services and assistive devices that will optimize your independence.
The ALS Center at Hackensack University Medical Center is a member of the Northeast ALS Consortium (NEALS), through which we participate in clinical trials &.
Hackensack University Medical Center is the only New Jersey hospital nationally ranked in neurology and neurosurgery by U.S. News and World Report.