Patients may be scheduled only after records are reviewed. Please send:
  • registration info (demographics, insurance, contacts)
  • neurology clinic notes
  • hospital discharge summaries
  • relevant lab and MRI reports
  • MRI images on disk
Fax: 205.996.7333
Mail: CPODD c/o Sarah Dowdy
1719 6th Avenue South, CIRC 235A
Birmingham, AL 35294-0021

The primary CPODD appointment includes:
  • Jayne Ness, MD-PhD-pediatric neurologist, who specializes in pediatric demyelinating disorders
  • Khurram Bashir, MD, MPH-adult neurologist, who specializes in MS and related disorders
  • Sam Rubin, MD -child psychiatrist
  • Yolanda Harris, CPNP-AC - nurse practitioner
Physical Therapy, Occupation Therapy, and Nutrition are available in clinic on "as needed" basis. Appointments with other specialties may be coordinated based on the needs of the child (Neuro-psychological testing, MRI, Urology, Rehabilitation, Ophthalmology, etc).