Neuromuscular and Related Disorders Clinics

Our program supports individuals and their families with brain and muscle function disorders.  These may include:

  • Duchenne muscular dystrophy
  • Becker muscular dystrophy
  • Limb-girdle muscular dystrophy
  • Congenital muscular dystrophy
  • Spinal muscular atrophy
  • Myasthenia gravis
  • Charcot-marie-tooth
  • Fredreich’s ataxia

According to our most recent report, we served 738 people in six different communities in 2013. Additionally, we are passionate about providing genetics education around the state to promote healthy communities and prevent disease. 

Read a little bit more about our program in our Iowa Neuromuscular Program Annual Report.

Clinics – Sites and Schedules

Neuromuscular and related disorders are located across Iowa in Bettendorf, Davenport, Dubuque, Des Moines, Iowa City, Mason City, Sioux City and Waterloo.

Iowa City, Iowa

University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital
Pediatric Specialty Clinic
200 Hawkins Drive, 2400 Colloton Pavilion
Iowa City, Iowa 52242

Appointment: 319-356-2229

Emergency: 319-356-1616

Toll Free: 888-573-KIDS (5437)

Bettendorf, Iowa

University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital - Pediatric Specialty Services
Genesis Health Group
865 Lincoln Road, Suite 500
Bettendorf, Iowa 52722
855-543-2884(855 KID AT UI)

Dubuque, Iowa

Mercy Health Center
250 Mercy Drive
Dubuque, Iowa 52001

Johnston, Iowa

5406 Merle Hay Road
Johnston, Iowa 50131

Mason City, Iowa

Mercy Pediatric & Adolescent Clinic
910 North Eisenhower
Mason City, Iowa 50401

Sioux City, Iowa

St Luke's Regional Medical Center
2800 Pierce Street, Suite 311
Sioux City, Iowa 51104

Waterloo, Iowa

Peoples Community Health Clinic
905 East Franklin Street
Waterloo, Iowa 50703

Waterloo, Iowa

Located at Covenant Clinic - Pediatrics
2710 St. Francis Dr, Suite 510
Waterloo, Iowa 50702
855-543-2884 (855 KID AT UI)

What services are provided?

Our partner clinics provide a number of services, including:

  • Diagnostic evaluation
  • Advice for daily living with muscle and brain disorders
  • Educational materials
  • Family and patient support services
  • Research opportunities
  • Physical therapy evaluation and recommendations

The Muscular Dystrophy Association approves service provision by the Neuromuscular and Related Genetic Disease Program.

How can I make an appointment?

Generally, appointments are made on a referral basis. If you are looking for more information or to make an appointment, please call 319-353-6200.

What is the cost for services?

Generally, insurance companies reimburse for medical consultation, nursing services, physical therapy and respiratory therapy recommendations. Third party payers will be billed if coverage is available.

The Muscular Dystrophy Association also has funding options available.

Educational Materials

Along with providing support for those with neuromuscular and related disorders, we are passionate about providing genetic education throughout the state of Iowa.

Contact Christina Trout, RN, MSN, neuromuscular program associate, with any specific information requests that you may have at (319) 356-1851.

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