PD Hospitals in Alabama
Three hospital systems specialize in Movement Disorders and the treatment of Parkinson's in Alabama in Birmingham, Huntsville, and Mobile. To qualify as hospital systems that specialize in Parkinson's treatment, they are considered academic research facilities, and perform clinical trials or surgical treatment for Parkinson's.
Choosing a hospital system that specializes in movement disorders and the treatment of Parkinson's can be very beneficial to anyone on the journey with Parkinson's. Typically, physicians and specialists are more aware of Parkinson's disease and can work to find the best solution and treatment path for you compared to organizations that may not treat as many Parkinson's patients. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to participate in clinical trials and treatment options that could be very helpful to you.
Learn more about each of these hospital systems by clicking on their page below.
Additional Hospital Systems Supporting Parkinson's Through Neurology
You may find yourself in need of emergency or therapeutic care that is more local to you. Below are lists of hospital systems serving Alabama with neurologists available for consultation for initial screenings and potential referrals to Movement Disorder Specialists or Neurologists that specialize in the treatment of Parkinson's. Booking an appointment with a local neurologist, especially if the wait period is longer for a Parkinson's specialist, may be a good first step and help you get your foot in the door to more specific movement disorder specialists.
If you are experiencing a medical emergency, you should go to the closest hospital for care. Upon stabilization, you may consider transferring to a different location that specializes in Movement Disorders or where your specialists reside.
Disclaimer: The Parkinson Association of Alabama provides listing of all Movement Disorder Specialists, Hospitals and Medical Centers throughout the State of Alabama and does not specify any endorsement for physicians or hospital systems within the State of Alabama.