Reply To: Problems with IVIG
Hi Karen (KK1954)
There are several good CIDP specialist choices in Seattle if you don’t mind a couple hours drive up the 5!
Earlier this year I researched CIDP treatment options in the Seattle area and have been in contact with some of the doctors and their assistants. I am aware of three facilities in Seattle that appear to have good GBS/CIDP specialists:
• University of Washington – Department of Neurology … Dr Michael Weiss http://depts.washington.edu/neurolog/divisions/neuromuscular-diseases/neuromuscular-specialists.html
• Swedish – Cherry Hill Campus … Dr Liou Lee-Loung http://www.swedish.org/Physicians/Lee-Loung-Liou?returnUrl=%2fPhysicians%3fSpecialtyType%3d%26AdultSpecialtyID%3d-1%26PediatricSpecialtyID%3d-1%26AllSpecialtyID%3d2258%26LastName%3d%26Keyword%3d%26Address%3d%26MaxDistance%3d10%26showHide%3d%26ClinicalInterestID%3d-1%26Gender%3d#axzz2dECm71Yb
• Northwest Hospital and Medical Center … Dr Marc Kirschner http://www.nwhospital.org/physicians/md_detail.asp?mdid=4329
Here is another GBS/CIDP forum thread about docs in Seattle: http://www.gbs-cidp.org/topic/moving-to-seattle-need-new-neuro
There are no doubt other choices that I am not aware of. Maybe others reading this thread can offer some more suggestions in and around the Portland, OR area.
I plan (after 1/1/14 when new Medicare rules go into affect) to undergo the stem cell transplant treatment being offered by the University of Seattle – Dr George E. Georges.
Good luck and let us know if you find a good CIDP Doc.