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Newly Diagnosed with Wolfram Syndrome?

Find physicians who see patients with Wolfram syndrome in different countries and states.

United States

Illinois


Louis Philipson, MD, PhD
Director of Kovler Diabetes Center
Professor of Medicine
University of Chicago Medical Center
Phone: (773) 702-2371

Massachusetts


Pamela I Ellsworth, MD
Pedi-Urology
UMass Memorial Medical Center
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester, MA 01655
Phone: (508) 334-8765

Gena Heidary, MD, PhD
Ophthalmology/Neuro-Ophthalmology
Boston Children’s Hospital
300 Longwood Avenue
Fegan, 4th Floor
Boston, Massachusetts 02115
Phone: (617) 355-6401

Madelena Martin, MD
Genetics
UMass Memorial Medical Center
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester, MA 01655
Phone: (774) 443-2012

Benjamin U Nwosu, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
UMass Memorial Medical Center
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester, MA 01655
Phone: (508) 334-0412

Christy Stine, MD, PhD
Pedi-Neurology
UMass Memorial Medical Center
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester, MA 01655
Phone: (774) 442-5695

Mitchell Strominger, MD
New England Eye Center
Tuft University School of Medicine
Phone: (617) 636-6769

Missouri


Fumihiko Urano, MD, PhD (Medicine, Genetics)
Genetic evaluations and consultation on
personalized management plans for
patients and family members of all ages
with or suspected to have Wolfram
syndrome or WFS1-related disorders.
4921 Parkview Pl, Suite 13B
Center for Advanced Medicine Washington University Medical Center
Campus Box 8127
Saint Louis, MO 63110
Appointment:
phone: (314)-747-7300, (314)-747-3294 (If
interested in participating in research
studies)
Email: WolframSyndrome@wustl.edu

Bess Marshall, MD
Pediatric Endocrinology
St. Louis Children’s Hospital
One Children’s Place
2nd Floor Suite D
St. Louis, MO 63110
(314) 454-6051

Neil White, MD
Pediatric Endocrinology
St. Louis Children’s Hospital
One Children’s Place
2nd Floor Suite D
St. Louis, MO 63110
(314) 454-6051

Nebraska


Kevin Corley, MD
Children’s Diabetes & End Clinic
8200 Dodge St.
Omaha, NE 68114
Phone: (402) 955-3871

Lorraine L Edwards, MD
Central Nebraska Neurology, P.C.
2727 W 2nd St., Suite 340
Hastings, NE 68901
Phone: (402) 463 – 1250

Lynn Mack, MD
Associate professor
Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism
984130 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-4130
Phone: (402) 559-9504

Jon J Morton, MD
The Urology Center, PC
111 South 90th Street
OMAHA, NE 68114-3907
Phone: (402) 397-9800
Fax: (402) 397-7591

New York


Laura C. Alonso, MD
Chief of Endocrinology, Cornell Medical
Center
Assistant Professor of Medicine –
Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism
Division of Endocrinology
1305 York Avenue
4th Floor
New York, NY 10021
Office Phone: (646) 962 – 6193
Email: lca4001@med.cornell.edu

Wendy Chung, MD
CUMC/New York-Presbyterian Morgan
Stanley Childrens Hospital
3959 Broadway
Room 718
New York, New York 10032
Phone: (212) 305-5890
Fax: (212) 305-9058

Mary Pat Gallagher, MD
Director, Robert I. Grossman, MD and
Elisabeth J. Cohen, MD Pediatric Diabetes Center
Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital at NYU Langone
135 East 31st Street, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10016
Phone: (212)-263-9910
Fax: (646)-754-9973

Stephen Kane, MD
Pediatric and Neurological
Ophthalmology
The Edward S Harkness Eye Institute
Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center
635 West 165th Street
New York, NY 10032
Phone: (212)-305-5400

Ohio


Suzanne D DeBrosse, MD
Center for Human Genetics
University Hospitals Case Medical Center
11100 Euclid Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44106
Phone: (216) 844-3936, option 2
Fax: (216) 844-7497

Sumit Parikh, MD
Director, Neurogenetics & Neurometabolism
Cleveland Clinic
9500 Euclid Ave., S60
Cleveland, OH 44195
Phone: (216) 444-1994

Oregon


Brian Ricci, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Oregon Health & Science University
Portland, Oregon
Phone: (503) 494-8562

Worldwide

Australia


Dr. Sarah McMahon MCCS Hons PhD FRACP
Senior Sta! Specialist
Endocrinology and Diabetes
Children’s Health Queensland Hospital
and Health Service
Level 12, Queensland Children’s Hospital
501 Stanley Street
South Brisbane QLD 4101
Phone: 07 3068 1111
W: www.childrens.health.qld.gov.au

Alexia S Peña Vargas, MD, FRACP, PhD
Paediatrics/ Endocrine and Diabetes
The University of Adelaide
AUSTRALIA 5005
Phone: +61 8 8161 8134
Fax: +61 8 8161 7759

France


Marc Nicolino, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Pediatrics and Head
Division of Pediatric Endocrinology
Hôpital Femme-Mère-Enfant
LYON University Pediatric Hospital
Groupement Hospitalier Est
59 bd Pinel 69677 Bron / Lyon cedex
FRANCE
Phone: +33 4 72 12 95 25
+33 4 72 12 95 24 (direct)
Fax : +33 4 27 85 67 51
E-mail: marc.nicolino@chu-lyon.fr

Germany


Julia Rohayem, MD
University Hospital in Münster
Email: julia.rohayem@ukmuenster.de

Greece


Dimitris T. Papadimitriou MD, PhD
Pediatric Endocrinologist
Head of Department
Pediatric-Adolescent Endocrinology & Diabetes
Athens Medical Center
58, KIfissias av. 15125, Maroussi, Athens, Greece
Phone: +30 2103638536 +30 2106862172
Fax: +30 2106106406
E-mail: info@pedoendo.gr

India


Sailesh Lodha, MD
DM Endocrinology, FACE
DEAR Society
Senior consultant – Fortis Escorts hospital, Jaipur and Rukmani Birla Hospital, Jaipur.

Phone: +91-9829019055, +91-141-2724455

Alternate contact:
Dr Varsha Lodha
Phone: +919829614455

Israel


Noga Minsky, MD
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and
Metabolism
Sheba Medical Center at Tel Hashomer
52621 Ramat Gan
Israel
Phone: +97235305470
Fax: +97235305479
Email: Noga.Minsky@sheba.gov.il

Italy


Prof. Luciana Rigoli, MD
Dipartimento di Scienze Pediatriche, Policlinico Universitario,
Via Consolare Valeria
98125 Messina (ITALY)
Email: luciana.rigoli@unime.it
Phone: (+39)3334656624; (+39) 0902212120
Fax: (+39) 0902213788

Giulio Frontino, MD, MSc
Department of Pediatrics
Diabetes Research Institute
IRCCS Ospedale San Ra!aele
Via Olgettina 60
20132 Milano Italy
Tel: (+39) 0226432400
Fax: (+39) 0226434050

Japan


Naoko Iwasaki, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Diabetes Center
Tokyo Women’s Medical University
Kawatacho 8-1
Shinjuku, Tokyo 162-8666
Phone: 03-3353-8112 (x28767)
Email: niwasaki.dmc@twmu.ac.jp

New Zealand


Rinki Murphy PhD, FRACP, MBChB
Associate Professor of Medicine |
Specialist Diabetes Physician
Principal Investigator Maurice Wilkins
Centre for Biodiscovery
Department of Medicine
Park Road, Grafton
The University of Auckland
Private Bag 92019
Auckland 1142 New Zealand
Phone: +64 9 923 6313
Email: R.Murphy@auckland.ac.nz

Poland


Wojciech Mlynarski, MD, PhD
University Hospital in Lodz
Email: wojciech.mlynarski@umed.lodz.pl

Spain


Gema Esteban Bueno
Family Doctor
Picadilly 7 Costacabana, Almería, 04120
Spain
Phone: +34 925523257
Fax: +34 653115070
Email: aswolfram@hotmail.com

Turkey


Eylem Cagiltay, MD
Internal Medicine, Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases Specialist
Address: İzmir Asker Hastanesi, İç Hastalıkları Kliniği, 35280, Hatay/İZMİR/TURKEY
Phone: +90 232 2621324 Int; 3169
Email: eylem723@yahoo.com
Mobile phone: +90 532 5977302
Fax: +90 232 2628576

United Kingdom


Timothy Barrett, MD, PhD
Professor of Pediatrics, University of
Birmingham
Children’s WS Clinic
IBR West
Medical School
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston, Birmingham
B15 2TT
UKTelephone +44 (0)121 414 7966
t.g.barrett@bham.ac.uk

Renuka Dias, MD
Consulting Pediatric Endocrinologist
Children’s WS Clinic
University Hospitals Birmingham
Edgbaston, Birmingham
B15 2TT
UK Telephone +44 (0)121 333 8188

Ben Wright, MD
Consulting Neurologist
Adult WS Clinic
University Hospitals Birmingham
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston, Birmingham
B15 2TT

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