Gary Shealy Memorial ALS Clinic
Multidisciplinary Care for People Diagnosed with ALS
The Gary Shealy Memorial ALS Clinic is an interprofessional clinic that aims to address the complex needs of adults with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). This once-monthly clinic serves as a place where people with ALS can see a variety of medical and rehabilitation professionals. Recommendations and referrals are made regarding strategies to help patients maintain safety and independence as well as for necessary equipment and/or procedures.
The first of its kind in the region, the Gary Shealy Memorial ALS Clinic is open every third Friday of the month from noon to 4:30 p.m. All that is required to attend the clinic is a diagnosis of ALS.
Referrals may be faxed to (423) 439-4607 attention: ALS Clinic.
The goal of the clinic is to offer a multidisciplinary approach to the care of people diagnosed with ALS. The following disciplines are represented to provide an all in one clinical experience:
- respiratory therapy
- physical therapy
- occupational therapy
- speech-language pathology
- social work
- assistive technology
- ALS Association liason
Internal Medicine – Johnson City
2nd Floor325 N. State of Franklin Road, Johnson City, TN, 37604
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- Randall G. Trudell, MD
- Phillip Justice, MD, Medical Director
- Kristen L. McHenry Ed.D, MS, RRT-ACCS
- Amy E. Hopkins, OTR/L
- Michelle Lee, Ph.D., RDN, LDN
- Kathryn A. Mueller, PharmD
- Charlotte Sorensen, MSW
- Allison Bourassa, PT, DPT, NCS, ATC
- Rocky Conner, assistant technology professional
- Michael Buford, Ph.D., MSSW
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