Neurodegenerative Disease


    Neurodegenerative disease is the umbrella term for diseases that lead to the progressive loss of structure or function of neurons, including death of neurons. This includes diseases such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease and Huntington's disease.

    Our providers


    Rodger Elble, MD

    Neurologist Neurology
    415 N. 9th St. 2nd Floor Suite 2W94 Springfield, IL 62701

    Cindy Womack, DNP, FNP-BC, CNRN

    Certified Nurse Practitioner Neurology
    751 N. Rutledge St. Suite 3100 Springfield, IL 62702

    Charlene Young, FNP-BC

    Certified Nurse Practitioner Neurology, Virtual care through telehealth
    751 N. Rutledge St. Suite 3100 Springfield, IL 62702

    Why SIU

    Continually learning

    With a focus on continual improvement, our doctors take the time to research, study and innovate to provide the latest treatments for our patients.

    Patient-first experience

    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.

    Breakthrough tech

    Continually teaching the next generation of doctors, our physicians use the latest developments in procedures and technologies for our patients.