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The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research

350 Community Drive

Manhasset, NY 11030

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Information and support for those affected by ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease

At Northwell Health, we understand that if you or someone you love has ALS, it can affect many lives. Our
ALS Support Group is a community that can help you:

  • Learn more about ALS
  • Keep up to date on new information on ALS
  • Meet and share experiences and knowledge with others who have ALS

This group is open to anyone with ALS as well as family, friends, caregivers and anyone else interested in attending.

This meetings topics are:

What is ALS?

Presented by:

Anthony P. Geraci, MD, FAAN
Director, Neuromuscular
North Shore University Hospital

Speech, Breathing Disturbances and Respiratory Therapy

Presented by:

Danielle Geraldi-Samara, MD
Attending Neurologist
Staten Island University Hospital

Physical Therapy, Bracing and Ways To Get Around - What You Can Expect

Presented by:

Sami Saba, MD
Attending Neurologist
Lenox Hill Hospital

Edward Yu, MD,
Director, Neuromuscular Services
Staten Island University Hospital

Latest Advances in Treatment: Edaravone

Presented by:

Anthony P. Geraci, MD, FAAN
Director, Neuromuscular
North Shore University Hospital


There is no charge to attend this support group.

Light refreshments and snacks will be served.

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