University of Alabama at Birmingham

UAB Neurofibromatosis Clinic
720 20th Street South
Birmingham, AL 35294
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NF Clinic Network?:Yes
NF Consortium Site?Yes - click here for more info
Contact Information:

Scheduling and other inquiries: 205-934-4983 

Clinic Director's Name:Bruce Korf, MD, PhD and Lane Rutledge, MD
NF Clinic Days:Weekly Thursday
Clinic Coordinator Name:Ashley Cannon, PhD, MS, CGC
Additional Details:

Adult Clinic:
Kirklin Clinic
2000 6th Ave South
Birmingham, AL 35233

Pediatric Clinic:
Children's of Alabama
1600 7th Ave South
Birmingham, AL 35233

Number of NF1 Patients Seen in Last Year:265
Number of NF2 Patients Seen in Last Year:7
Number of Schwannomatosis Patients Seen in Last Year:3
Total number of patients seen last year (includes other related diagnoses):411
Patient Age Breakdown:65% <18 yrs
35% 18 yrs or older
Does the clinic see adults for routine NF-related care?:Yes
Does the clinic enroll patients for onsite research?:Yes
Does the clinic inform patients about outside research?:Yes

NF Type: NF1, NF2, Schwannomatosis
Ages: Pediatric, Adult
Areas of Focus: Cutaneous Neurofibromas, Dermatology, Dystrophic Scoliosis, ENT, Genetics, Gliomas - Brain Tumors, Learning Disabilities - ADHD, Neurology, Ophthalmology - Optic Glioma, Other Orthopedic - Bone issues, Pain, Plexiform Neurofibromas, Pseudarthrosis, Psychosocial, Surgery, Vasculopathies of NF