Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a disease of the nervous system that weakens muscles and impairs physical function. Medication and therapy can slow ALS and reduce discomfort, but there's no cure.
With a focus on continual improvement, our doctors take the time to research, study and innovate to provide the latest treatments for our patients.
Our care ranges from primary care physicians to specialists and sub-specialists who have advanced training. We're here for you when you need us.
Continually teaching the next generation of doctors, our physicians use the latest developments in procedures and technologies for our patients.
Acharya named Neurology chair and co-director of SIU Neuroscience Institute
Dr. Jayant Acharya has been named the chair of the Department of Neurology and co-executive director of the Neuroscience Institute at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine.