Heading the DMD care team is Peter J. Morelli, MD. He brings an exceptional breadth and depth of expertise to his role as medical director. He leads a group of highly skilled specialists who offer advanced, individualized and comprehensive care for patients with muscular dystrophy and other neuromuscular diseases.
Our dedicated nurse serves as the coordinator and main liaison between the family and the rest of the team.
Our designated social worker provides access to resources, and supports and advocates for families in the hospital, the community and schools.
In addition, the team includes pediatric specialists from:
- Child life
- Genetic testing and counseling
- Orthopaedic surgery
- Palliative care
- Physical, occupational and respiratory therapy
- Social work
- Additional support services