Treatment Services


At the Hunter Nelson Sturge-Weber Center at Kennedy Krieger Institute patient's visits are tailored to meet their individual needs and clinical services are coordinated accordingly. In this way, the most relevant diagnostic testing can be performed to evaluate and most effectively treat each patient.

Every effort is made to assist patients, their families and referring physicians in the care of patients with SWS by providing education regarding the disease and its various aspects.

In addition to dermatologic, neurologic, and opthalmologic diagnostic evaluations, the Hunter Nelson Sturge-Weber Center provides other evaluation services including EEG, neuroradiologic, rehabilitative medicine and neuropsychologic evaluations.

Planning Your Visit

If you are interested in visiting the Hunter Nelson Sturge-Weber Center at Kennedy Krieger Institute, you may have questions about the services that we offer and the experience of the visit itself. We hope that the following information will help you make decisions about your center visit.

Contact us to schedule an appointment to see any of our staff members or with any additional questions you may have about visiting the Hunter Nelson Sturge-Weber Center.

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In Memory of
Hunter Andrews Nelson
November 5, 1999 -
May 29, 2005

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