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Our RLS Experts

Drs. Christopher J. Earley and Richard Allen established The Johns Hopkins Center for Restless Legs Syndrome, located at the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. The Johns Hopkins Center for Restless Legs Syndrome has both a clinical and a research role.

Our clinical role includes education, managing, and treating patients with this disorder. Standard of care treatments, as well as research protocols that are not currently available in other centers, are part of the active clinical program.

Research is a very important component of The Johns Hopkins Center for Restless Legs Syndrome. Knowledge is the key to better understanding this disorder. Research is essential in coming to terms with what we do not know about this disorder. It is through research that we will hopefully one day bring about a cure for this disorder.

The Center for Restless Legs Syndrome is located in the Asthma and Allergy Center at the Johns Hopkins Bayview Campus.

Christopher Earley, MDChristopher Earley, MBBCh, PhD
Co-Director, Johns Hopkins Center for RLS
Associate Director, Johns Hopkins Sleep Disorders Center
Professor of Neurology
410-550-0572 (tel)
410-550-3364 (fax)
Dr. Richard AllenRichard P. Allen, PhD
Co-Director, Johns Hopkins Center for RLS
Associate Professor of Neurology
410-550-1044 (tel)
410-550-3364 (fax)
Charlene Gamaldo, MDCharlene Gamaldo, MD
Associate Professor of Neurology and Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
443-287-3313 (tel)
443-287-3312 (fax)
Rachel Salas, MDRachel Salas, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology and Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
443-287-3313 (tel)
443-287-3312 (fax)

To make an appointment or request an evaluation, please call the Johns Hopkins Sleep Disorders Center at 410-550-0571.

 

Our Experts in the News

Restless Legs Syndrome, Insomnia And Brain Chemistry: A Tangled Mystery Solved?

Dr. Christopher Earley speaks on:

"Iron status and iron treatment."

"What is augmentation and how should it be treated?"

"What is the evidence for the iron-dopamine hypothesis?"

Related Articles

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New England Journal of Medicine
Willis-Ekbom Disease (aka Restless Legs Syndrome) Foundation’s Educational Pamphlets and Brochures

Volunteers Needed

If you are interested in participating in a clinical study being conducted at the Johns Hopkins Center for RLS, please contact the RLS Center Study Recruiter at 410-550-1046.

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