Muscular Dystrophy Clinic

Care Provided

  • Ongoing evaluation and management of children and teens with muscular dystrophies, myopathies, neuropathies and related MDA (Muscular Dystrophy Association) covered conditions
  • Cardiac and pulmonary evaluation and management, genetic testing and counseling
  • Referrals for orthopedics, electrodiagnostic services, muscle/nerve biopsy and genetic testing and counseling
  • Steroid treatment for dystrophinopathy


Arkansas Children's Hospital
Neuroscience Center - South Wing, 2nd Floor
Appointments: 501-364-4000
Fax: 501-978-6440

Arkansas Children’s Northwest
Appointments: 479-725-6995
Fax: 479-725-6582


Medical DirectorVikki A. Stefans, M.D.501-364-4374

Note: This clinic is available to your child by physician referral. Talk with your child's physician and tell him/her you would like to be referred to Arkansas Children's. Have the doctor contact the appointment center to make a referral at 501-364-4000. If your child does not have a regular physician, please call 501-364-4000 and we will be happy to recommend one in your area.