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Myasthenia Gravis Association Of Western Pennsylvania

MGA's Treatment and Advocacy Center

Organizational Information

Parent Organization


Vision, Mission and/or Purpose of Organization

To address the medical, social and emotional needs of all persons affected by Myasthenia Gravis and to disseminate educational information to patients, their families, the medical community and the general public.

History of Organization

MGA of WPA was founded in 1955, and is one of the oldest and largest organizations in the country serving people with MG.


Allegheny Health Network/Allegheny General Hospital

Legal Structure

Non-profit corporation

Funding Sources

donations and grants

Contact Information

Key Leader(s)

Maree Gallagher -  Executive Director

Contact Person(s)

Maree Gallagher - Executive Director

Contact Number(s)


Contact Email(s)

Web Addresses

Primary Address

490 East North Avenue
Suite 410
Pittsburgh, PA, 15212

Service Information

Service Area

Western Pennsylvania Region (26 counties)and parts of Maryland, Ohio , West Virginia and New York.

Service Description

Social Services program that provides individual, group, and family counseling, patient advocacy information and referral to other sources of help

Education and Outreach service

Regional Treatment Center staffed by physicians, registered nurses and support personnel

MGA provides expert and unmatched diagnosis and treatment, up-to-date information, advocacy and support to people with Myasthenia Gravis, and their families. This includes a weekly treatment clinic, a monthly support group and virtual support on facebook.


Support, advocacy, treatment

Available Hours

8am to 4pm/ Monday through Friday

Fees/Cost for Services

Fees for medical services, insurance accepted. All other services FREE of charge.

Eligibility Requirements

Diagnosis of myasthenia gravis, or family member or significant other of a person with myasthenia gravis; physician or self referral.

How to Access Services or Schedule Appointments

Call 412-566-1545

Miscellaneous Information

Handicap Accessibility

Fully Accessible

Speaker Available


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