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Refer a Patient

Thank you for your interest in the ALS Center at Johns Hopkins. To refer a patient, our team needs the following information:

  • Patient contact information (name, address, and phone numbers)
  • Insurance information
  • Pertinent medical records, including clinic notes, lab results, and/or reports

We will contact your patient once we have received his/her medical records and they have been reviewed by one of our team members. This process typically takes no more than a week.

You may submit medical records by mail or fax to:

Lora Clawson
The Johns Hopkins ALS Center
Department of Neurology
Meyer 5-119
600 North Wolfe Street
Baltimore, MD 21287
Office: 410.955.8511
Fax: 410.614.7179

If you need further assistance in scheduling your appointment, please call one of the
following numbers:
Adult Neurology: 410-955-9441

Pediatric Neurology:

Adult Neurosurgery:

Pediatric Neurosurgery: 410-955-7337
Hopkins Access Line (HAL Line): 1-800-765-5447
This is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

ALS Research

Scientists Report Explanation for Protein Clumps in Autopsy Brain Cells of ALS Patients

Learn more about ALS research by visiting the Robert Packard Center for ALS Research.

Johns Hopkins ALS Experts in the News

Dr. Jeffrey Rothstein and his Answer ALS research initiative are mentioned on NBC Sports' moving story of former Saints safety Steve Gleason, who is bravely battling ALS.

Dr. Jeffrey Rothstein explains the challenges and treatment faced by people with ALS, on CNN’s “My mother’s journey with ALS.”

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