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Myasthenia Gravis Association Of Western Pennsylvania
MGA's Treatment and Advocacy Center
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
donations and grants
Western Pennsylvania Region (26 counties)and parts of Maryland, Ohio , West Virginia and New York.
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
8am to 4pm/ Monday through Friday
Fees/Cost for Services
Fees for medical services, insurance accepted. All other services FREE of charge.
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