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Neuromuscular Disorders

Ochsner Neuroscience Institute's Neuromuscular Program, located primarily at Ochsner Medical Center - New Orleans on Jefferson Highway, addresses both the diagnostic and therapeutic aspects of nerve, muscle and neuromuscular junction disorders. Services are delivered by a collaborative team of neuro physicians and other healthcare providers with expertise in neuromuscular diseases.

  • Nerve disorders, including peripheral neuropathy, chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy, Guillain-Barré syndrome and diabetic neuropathy
  • Muscle disorders, including genetic muscular dystrophies and inflammatory myopathies
  • Anterior horn cell disease, including myotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and spinal muscular atrophy
  • Neuromuscular junction disorders. including myasthenia gravis and Lambert Eaton syndrome
  • Autonomic disorders (dysautonomia), including postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome, orthostatic hypotension and amyloidosis

  • Nerve conduction study
  • Electromyography (EMG)
  • Single fiber electromyography
  • QSART (Quantitative Sudomotor Axon reflex testing)
  • Tilt table test with autonomic function testing

To refer a patient, call the clinic concierge at: 504-842-7436 or 1-855-312-4190.

  • The clinic concierge assists with getting copies of patient records and scheduling clinic appointments.
  • The clinic concierge team can also capture your preference for receiving post visit follow-up from the patient's appointment

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Map of Ochsner-affiliated facilities that provide services related to Neuromuscular Disorders

Neuromuscular Disorders Locations

Ochsner Medical Center – New Orleans
1514 Jefferson Highway
New Orleans, LA 70121
  • Open 24/7
Ochsner Baptist - A Campus of Ochsner Medical Center
2700 Napoleon Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70115
  • Open 24/7