UT Southwestern/Children’s Health Dallas

Neurofibromatosis Clinic
See addresses below.
Dallas, TX
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NF Clinic Network?: Yes
Contact Information:

Pediatric Clinic: Texas Children's Hospital  214-456-2382 or ccbdnewpatientrefererrals@childrens.com; https://www.texaschildrens.org/departments/neurofibromatosis-clinic


Adult Clinic: UT Southwestern Medical Center 214-645-2400; http://www.utswmedicine.org/cancer/programs/neurofibromatosis/

Clinic Director's Name: Laura Klesse, MD, PhD (pediatrics) and Lu Le, MD, PhD
Clinic Coordinator Name: Alexis Kennedy, PNP
Number of NF1 Patients Seen in Last Year: 514
Number of NF2 Patients Seen in Last Year: 46
Number of Schwannomatosis Patients Seen in Last Year:3
Total number of patients seen last year (includes other related diagnoses): 46
Patient Age Breakdown:85% <18 yrs
15% 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, Genetics, Plexiform Neurofibromas, Pseudarthrosis