Neurofibromatosis Multidisciplinary Clinic

Children with neurofibromatosis type 1 who see multiple specialists may benefit from the monthly NF Multidisciplinary Clinic at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. 

Pediatric specialists who participate in the monthly clinic include:

  • NF specialists providing routine annual visits and MRI review
  • Ophthalmology and neuro-ophthalmology providing routine annual visits and visual assessments
  • Neurology for children with ADHD, learning disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, behavioral concerns, seizures and sleep disorders
  • Orthopedics for children with scoliosis, pseudoarthrosis, and other bone issues
  • Neuropsychology offering one-visit interventions to help families devise and implement solutions to challenges with attention, initiation, inhibition, memory, processing speed, planning, organization, flexibility, self-monitoring, time management and emotional control

Who is eligible?

To be eligible, patients should meet the following criteria:

  1. Established patients at CHOP with the diagnosis of neurofibromatosis type 1
  2. Due to see or would benefit from seeing at least three of the specialists who participate in the clinic

Please contact us at if you are interested in learning more or scheduling an appointment.

Please note: Transferring care from your current providers is not necessary. This multidisciplinary clinic is available monthly as needed.