Lysosomal Storage Disease (LSD) Center
The Lysosomal Storage Disease Center at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) provides comprehensive testing, treatment and management for children, adolescents and young adults with a diagnosis or suspected diagnosis of a lysosomal storage diseases (LSD).
Treatment for LSDs includes enzyme replacement therapy and bone marrow transplants to maximize patient outcomes. At CHOP’s LSD Center, we work with families to coordinate services across a therapeutic team.
The Lysosomal Storage Disease Center combines excellent clinical care with access to active clinical research and new drug trials for patients interested in participating. Our team has been involved in LSD diagnosis and management for more than 20 years and has been recognized as a center for excellence. Our multidisciplinary clinics are devoted to our patients and aim to improve patient outcomes and satisfaction.
Our patients have access to experienced metabolic physicians, nurse practitioners, genetic counselors, neuropsychologists and social workers that coordinate and manage their care. We have a team on call and available 24/7 to answer urgent questions for families.