The Muscular Dystrophy Clinic at Nationwide Children's is nationally recognized for leading research and clinical care for patients with any of the muscular dystrophy types. Supported in part by the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA), we provide the highest level of comprehensive care to patients from across the country.
Our multidisciplinary team is the foundation of our clinic. Click here to find out what sets us apart from other programs.
Distal muscular dystrophy
Oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy
The Muscular Dystrophy Clinic accepts referrals from primary care physicians and pediatric specialists from the United States and internationally. To make a referral, there are three options:
Request a Muscular Dystrophy clinic appointment (option under "Neuromuscular Disorders")
Fax a referral request to (614) 722-4000
Make a referral and schedule by phone, call (614) 722-6200 or (877) 722-6220
Refer a Patient
Neurology accepts referrals from U.S. and international primary care physicians and pediatric specialists.
Refer by Phone: (614) 722-6200 or 1-877-722-6220
Refer by Fax: (614) 722-4000
Hospital Named Certified Duchenne Care Center
Nationwide Children’s Hospital was named the first Certified Duchenne Care Center by Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD), the leading advocacy organization working to end Duchenne muscular dystrophy (Duchenne). PPMD is launching the Certified Duchenne Care Center Program as part of its robust Transforming Duchenne Care Initiative.