Finding Good Medical & Care Resources

The best way to find good medical & care resources is by finding out who others are using in your area. See "Speak to and Learn from others." You will want to take into consideration factors like HD experience, location/convenience, trust, etc.

Some of the local neurologists with HD experience include:
  • Ausim Azizi
    Temple University Hospital
    3401 N Broad St
    Philadelphia, PA 19140
    215-707-2000
  • Baltimore Center of Excellence
    600 North Wolfe St., 2-181
    Baltimore, MD
    (410) 955-2398
  • Dr. Amy Colcher
    Cooper University Health
    Three Cooper Plaza
    Suite 215
    Camden, NJ 08103
    (856) 342-2445
  • Howard Hurtig
    Pennsylvania Hospital University PA Health System
    800 Spruce St
    Philadelphia, PA 19107
    (215) 829-3707
  • Norman Leopold
    Crozer-Chester Medical Center
    1 Crozer Blvd,
    Chester, PA 19013
    (610) 447-6380
  • Dr. Tsao -Wei Liang
    Jefferson University
    900 Walnut St, Suite 200
    Philadelphia, PA 19107
    (215) 829-7144
  • Elliot Mancall
    Thomas Jefferson
    111 S 11th St
    Philadelphia, PA 19107
    (215) 955-0707
  • Dr. Pedro Gonzalez-Alegre
    PENN MEDICINE
    Department of Neurology
    Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Center
    330 S. 9th Street (Corner of 9th & Pine Sts, directly behind Pennsylvania Hospital)
    Philadelphia, PA 19107
    215-829-6500
Your primary physician or neurologist should be able to refer you other medical professionals such as OT, PT, Speech, and psychiatrist.

You might want to find a local psychiatrist or counselor from a site like Psychology Today's Find A Therapist

If HD symptoms require special dental care needs you might look into Elywn's Dental Services or the Dental Lifeline Network.

There are numerous agencies and programs that can help with in-home support as well as residential facilities. Philly Cure HD's Care Coordinator, Joanne Luz, can help you find appropriate medical and care resources. Contact Joanne at 215-219-3521 or joannehdcare@phillycurehd.org.

You will want to maintain good medical insurance For more information contact Philly Cure HD's Care Coordinator, Joanne at 215-219-3521 or joannehdcare@phillycurehd.org.

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