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Huntington's Disease Patient Referrals

The Genetically Handicapped Person's Program (GHPP) Clinic is staffed by a multidisciplinary team of medical professionals who specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of persons affected with HD. The team includes neurologists, a psychiatrist, clinical nurse specialist, neuropsychologists, a social worker, center coordinator, and dietician. Clinic visits include complementary scheduling for physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech and swallowing evaluations, mobility equipment referrals, and other recurring services.

Under the leadership of the HDCRC's Director, Jody Corey-Bloom, MD, PhD, the team strives to provide excellent service to referring physicians. Our commitment to you includes:

  • Returning the patient back to you
  • Providing timely consultations
  • Coordination of care among our multidisciplinary staff
  • Follow-up communication
  • Assistance in the management and care of patients at risk for and affected by HD
  • Genetic testing
  • Therapies to improve quality of life

How to Refer a Patient

  • Call the HDCRC coordinator, Chase Snell, at (858) 249-0568
  • Fax a request to (858) 249-0573

Our Locations

UCSD Huntington's Disease Clinical Research Center 
Shiley-Marcos Alzheimer's Disease Research Center
9444 Medical Center Drive, Suite 1-100
La Jolla, CA 92037

Genetically Handicapped Person's Program Clinic
UCSD Medical Center in Hillcrest, Medical Offices North, Neurology Suite
200 West Arbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92103 

Research Opportunites

  • Call the HDCRC coordinator, Haileigh Smith, at (858) 249-0568
  • See current open clinical trials available at UCSD