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ALS Association Certified Treatment Center

New York, NY

Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS)
The Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) ALS Center

The ALS Association, Greater New York Chapter is a co-sponsor with the Hospital for Special Surgery ALS Program. Located in the Marcia Dunn and Jonathan Sobel Department of Neurology at 525 East 71st Street in Manhattan, the Hospital for Special Surgery brings quality care to patients and hosts cutting-edge ALS research.

Geared toward helping patients live more productively and independently, the Center provides a coordinated program of medical treatment, rehabilitation techniques and psychological support in a warm and compassionate environment. Comprehensive assessments, diagnostic and follow-up testing, education and treatment are individualized for each patient.

Dr. Dale Lange, Chairman of Neurology and Neurologist-in-Chief at the Hospital for Special Surgery heads the multidisciplinary treatment team that includes: Neurology, Nursing, Respiratory Therapy, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Pathology, Social Work and Nutrition/Dietitian.

The Hospital For Special Surgery’s ALS Center sees patients on Wednesday by appointment only. For an appointment, contact Mona Shahbazi, MSN, NP, BC-NP, OCN at (212) 774-2361. The Center is readily accessible to patients in wheelchairs. For more information please contact Chapter Liaison Kayvan Freeman, RN, at 212-720-3055 or

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Hours and Appointments:The ALS Program sees patients on Wednesdays by appointment. The facility is readily accessible to patients in wheelchairs.

For more information, contact the Chapter at (212) 619-1400.

Recursos en español disponibles. Por favor llame al (212) 619-1400. Gracias.

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