Neuromuscular Disorders
Catherine Lomen-Hoerth, MD, PhD


Clinical Care

The ALS Center at UCSF is unequaled in scientific quality, clinical breadth and depth, compassionate, professionally advanced care and the aggressive development and application of new, effective treatments. The ALS Center is certified by the ALS Association as a Center of Excellence.

Conditions Treated 

Neuromuscular Disorders

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
Guillain-Barre syndrome and other neuropathies
Myasthenia gravis
Muscle diseases

UCSF's Neuromuscular Clinic has been recognized as a Certified Duchenne Care Center — signifying a center that provides high-quality, comprehensive care for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy — by Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy.

Graduating Neuromuscular Fellows 2020
Graduating Neuromuscular Fellows 2020 (L-R):
Mark Terrelonge, MD, MPH and Brian Stephens, MD, MS.

Webinars

ASK ME: Hard Questions Answered about Living with ALS, with Catherine Lomen-Hoerth MD, PhD.

Best Practices in Establishing a Telemedicine Practice in Neuromuscular Disease
(available on demand; registration required).

Best Practices in Incorporating Preceptorship into your Neuromuscular Disease Practice
(available on demand; registration required).

Research

Clinical Research Coordinators

Aaron Daley, MA
Hannah George, MS

NEUROMUSCULAR RESEARCH - PDF 

Faculty

Michael Aminoff, MD, DSc
Viktoriya Irodenko, MD 
Cathy Lomen-Hoerth, MD, PhD
Ann Poncelet, MD 
Jeffrey Ralph, MD
Laura Rosow, MD
Paul Sampognaro, MD
Mark Terrelonge, Jr. MD, MPH

Awards

Cathy Lomen-Hoerth, MD, PhD has been selected for induction into the UCSF Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society (AΩA) in recognition of her outstanding commitment to professionalism, leadership, scholarship, research, and community service. 

Ann Poncelet, MD has been selected as the recipient of the 2020 Frank A. Rubino Award for Excellence in Clinical Neurology Teaching, given by the American Academy of Neurology.  She will receive the award at the AAN Annual Meeting in Toronto.

Mark Terrelonge, Jr., MD, MPH was elected to the UCSF Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society by our medical students in recognition of his dedication to the profession and art of healing. He has also just received the Watson Scholar Award for 2020.