Offering Expert Evaluation and Treatment for Patients with Huntington’s Disease
University Hospitals Neurological Institute is pleased to offer expert diagnosis and treatment for patients and families at the Huntington’s Disease Clinic. This interdisciplinary clinic, offered at University Hospitals Suburban Health Center in South Euclid, provides neurology, psychiatry and genetics evaluation of this inherited neurological disease.
Call to Schedule an Appointment TodayYou can book an appointment with a UH Neurological expert close to home by calling 216-844-8685.
What is Huntington’s Disease?
Huntington’s disease is a neurodegenerative genetic disorder that affects muscle coordination and leads to cognitive decline and dementia. It typically becomes noticeable in middle age but can occur in almost any age group. The disease is caused by a gene mutation so any child of an affected parent has a 50 percent chance of inheriting the disease. Symptoms include abnormal movements, behavioral and psychiatric issues, cognitive changes and balance problems. Treatments are available for some symptoms of Huntington’s disease.
UH Neurological Institute also offers prescreening examinations to patients’ adult family members. Although a family member may not display any of the symptoms of Huntington’s disease, screenings are an important tool in early detection and ultimately managing the disease.
There is no cure for Huntington’s disease, but there are treatments available to help patients and their families manage some of its symptoms. Our multidisciplinary team of physicians, geneticists, a nurse and social workers design customized care plans tailored to meet the individual needs of our patients and their families.
UH Suburban Health Center
1611 South Green Rd., Suite 204
South Euclid, OH 44121
The Huntington’s Disease Clinic is held the second Friday afternoon of each month from 1 – 5 p.m.
Make An Appointment
For more information or to make an appointment with our team of Huntington’s disease experts, please call 216-844-8685 and select the option to speak with the doctor’s secretary. Ask to be scheduled in the UH Huntington’s Disease Clinic.
Virtual visits and in-person clinic are both options for appointments with neurology, psychiatry, genetics and social work.