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Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Clinic

The Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) Clinic at Monroe Carell provides all-in-one care centered on this most common form of muscular dystrophy. Our specially trained and experienced experts make your child’s access to care more convenient, providing everything Vanderbilt offers in one central place.

Conditions We Treat

Meet Your Care Team

William B. Burnette

William B. BurnetteMD, MS

    Developmental Delay, Difficulty Walking, Neuromuscular Disorders, Neurosciences, Pediatric Neurology, Weakness / Hypotonia
Tracy J. Hills

Tracy J. HillsDO

    Pediatric Palliative Care, Pediatric Specialties
Michaela G. Ibach

Michaela G. IbachMD

    Pediatric Palliative Care
Andrew G. Sokolow

Andrew G. SokolowMD

    Aerodigestive Diseases, Asthma, Cystic Fibrosis, Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine
Jonathan H. Soslow

Jonathan H. SoslowMD, MSCI

    Cardiac Imaging, Cardiovascular MRI, Congenital Neonatal, Infant and Pediatric Heart Conditions, Neuromuscular Disorders, Neurosciences, Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatric Heart

Why Choose the Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Clinic at Monroe Carell

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    Coordinated care

    We coordinate your child’s visits with experts in pediatric Neurology, Cardiology, Pulmonology, Palliative Care, Physical Therapy, Nutrition and Social Work. This simplifies your care experience so you’ll spend less time away from home. It could save you one to two hours in the hospital. We can also arrange visits with Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology and General Surgery the same day. We perform any necessary studies, tests and imaging in one day, before scheduled appointments.

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    Expert training

    Our DMD specialists trained in such institutions as Johns Hopkins, Children's Hospital of Cleveland, Emory University and here at Vanderbilt. Their research efforts have received funding from the FDA and NIH. They bring together not only top clinical and scientific skills and experience, but a special interest in understanding DMD and treating young patients with this condition.

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    Access to research studies

    Your child may be able to participate in one of many DMD research studies at Vanderbilt. As an academic medical center, our studies help improve the quality of care for all patients and their families. Your involvement in our research studies is always voluntary.