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Pediatric MS Centers of Excellence
National MS Society established a nationwide network to give treatment access to as many families as possible.

Center for Pediatric-Onset Demyelinating Disease at the Children's Hospital of Alabama University
CHB 314K
1600 7th Ave South
Birmingham, AL 35233
Center director: Jayne Ness, MD, PhD
Contact person: Sarah Middleton
Phone: (205) 996-7850
Web: http://main.uab.edu/sites/cpodd/

Pediatric MS Center of the Jacobs Neurological Institute, State University of New York
219 Bryan St.
Buffalo, NY 14222
Center director: Bianca Weinstock-Guttman, MD
Contact person: Mary Karpinksi, MSW
Phone: (716) 878-7367 or (877) 878-7367
Email: PedMS@thejni.org
Web: http://www.pedms.com/

Mayo Clinic T. Denny Sanford Pediatric Outpatient Center, Rochester, MN
Co-Center directors: Nancy L. Kuntz, MD & Moses Rodriguez, MD
Contact persons: Carma Willers, MSW and Paula Freitag, MSW
Phone: (507) 538-2555 or (507) 284-2111
Web: http://www.mayoclinic.org/pediatric-center

National Pediatric MS Center at Stony Brook University Hospital
Department of Neurology, HSC-T12-020
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11784-8121
Center director: Lauren Krupp, MD
Contact person: Maria Milazzo, RN
Phone: (631) 444-7802
Email: info@pediatricmscenter.org

Web: http://www.pediatricmscenter.org/

Partners Pediatric MS Center at the Massachusetts General Hospital for Children, Boston, MA
Yawkey Center for Outpatient Care, Suite 6B
55 Fruit St.
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA 02114
Center director: Tanuja Chitnis, MD
Contact person: Rose Fratarcangeli
Phone: (617) 726-2664
Web: http://partnersmscenter.org/index.php?id=62&mn=12

San Francisco Regional Pediatric MS Center, University of California
400 Parnassus Avenue
Box 0348
San Francisco, California 94143-0348
Project director: Emmanuelle Waubant, MD, PhD
Contact person: Marianne Doyle, MSW
Phone: (415) 353-3939
Web: http://www.ucsfhealth.org/childrens/special/p/62258.html

Families now have Society-supported resources for care and education, which are available not only for MS but other similar conditions or symptoms of the central nervous system. Care is available to everyone, regardless of their proximity to the center, or ability to pay.

  Last updated August 1, 2007