Neurodegenerative Disease

    Overview

    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 doctors

    Provider

    Thomas Ala, MD

    Medical Director of the Alzheimer's Center Neurology
    751 N. Rutledge St. Suite 3100 Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    Rodger Elble, MD

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

    Cindy Womack, FNP-BC

    Family Nurse Practicioner Neurology
    751 N. Rutledge St. Suite 3100 Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    Charlene Young, FNP-BC

    Nurse Practitioner Neurology
    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 technology

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