University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital

Journey Clinic
2450 Riverside Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55454

NF Clinic Network?: Yes
Contact Information:

Scheduling and other inquiries: 612-365-8100 or

Clinic Director's Name: Christopher Moertel, MD
Clinic Coordinator Name: Kathy Sommer, MS, RN
Number of NF1 Patients Seen in Last Year: 218
Number of NF2 Patients Seen in Last Year: 26
Number of Schwannomatosis Patients Seen in Last Year:4
Total number of patients seen last year (includes other related diagnoses): 370
Patient Age Breakdown:66% <18 yrs
34% 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: Dystrophic Scoliosis, ENT, Genetics, Learning Disabilities - ADHD, Ophthalmology - Optic Glioma, Other, Other Orthopedic - Bone issues, Plexiform Neurofibromas, Pseudarthrosis, Psychosocial, Surgery, Neurology, Cutaneous Neurofibromas, Dermatology, Gliomas - Brain Tumors, Pain, Vasculopathies of NF