Neuromuscular Clinic

The Neuromuscular Clinic was developed to address and minimize the challenging aspects of a wide range of neuromuscular disorders, help improve quality of life, and foster research to advance treatment and care. We use a multidisciplinary approach to assist patients with neuromuscular diseases to live with their condition and apply the latest therapies and proactive symptom management in a positive and caring setting.  

Our specialists treat patients with:
  • Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophies
  • Peripheral neuropathy
  • Facioscapulohumeral (FSH)
  • Limb-Girdle (LGMD),
  • Charcot-Marie-Tooth
  • Myasthenia gravis
  • Myopathies
  • Metabolic diseases & mitochondrial myopathies
  • Motor neuron disease

The clinic offers a range of laboratory, genetic and diagnostic testing to assess patients.

Clinic Director

Ericka P. Simpson, MD
Associate Professor of Neurology
Director, Neuromuscular Clinic and Research
Director, Neurology Residency &
Neuromuscular Medicine Fellowship Programs
Houston Methodist Neurological Institute
Weill Cornell Medical College
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Neuromuscular Clinic
6560 Fannin St.
Scurlock Tower, 8th Floor
Houston, TX 77030
Fax: 713.790.2059