ALS Clinic

Expert Care for People with Lou Gehrig's Disease

UC San Diego Health System is home to San Diego’s most comprehensive care program for people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

We provide compassionate, individualized medical and support services to those living with ALS and other motor neuron disorders. The clinic provides access to leading ALS research programs and clinical trials.

Clinic Phone: 619-543-5300

bullet ALS Resources
bullet Meet ALS Blogger Patty Blake 

UC San Diego pairs one of the nation’s boldest ALS research programs with the region’s strongest clinical treatment program to deliver comprehensive, innovative and compassionate care.

bullet Patient Care

Patient Care
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a progressive disease that attacks the nerve cells responsible for controlling voluntary muscles. When motor neurons are destroyed, the brain can no longer communicate with muscles throughout the body. As a result, muscles become paralyzed.

bullet Research & Clinical Trials

Did you know?
You do not need to be a UC San Diego Health System patient to participate in UC San Diego-based clinical trials and research dedicated to ALS. Learn more

Existing Patient Phone

  • 619-543-5300

New Patient Phone

  • 800-926-8273