Muscular Dystrophy Care Center


The Muscular Dystrophy Clinic at Children’s of Alabama offers a multidisciplinary team approach in the diagnosis, treatment and continuing care of children with neuromuscular diseases. Supported in part by the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA), we provide comprehensive medical care to a variety of neuromuscular illnesses.

Clinic Location
1600 7th Avenue South
McWane Building, Clinic 6
Birmingham, AL 35233

Conditions treated:

Each year, we care for more than 200 patients from around the southeast with a wide range of neuromuscular disorders including:

Our multidisciplinary team works to coordinate the majority of patient care into one same-day visit.

Specialists in clinic:

  • Genetic Counselors
  • Neurology
  • Nutrition
  • Palliative Care
  • Pulmonary Medicine with Respiratory Therapist
  • Rehabilitation Medicine with Physical and Occupational Therapist
  • Social Work

Cardiology referrals available.

Individuals suspected by their physician of having neuromuscular disorders included in the MDA's program have access to a network of services. The MDA medical staff can advise about the initial diagnosis and recommend measures to medically manage neuromuscular disease. Follow-up care ranges from management of symptoms to medical intervention designed to assist individuals in maintaining the highest possible quality of life.