Major Amyloidosis Medical Treatment & Research Centers


The following is a worldwide list of major amyloidosis medical treatment and research centers. This list is constantly being revised and updated. If you are a patient. a physician, or an amyloidosis researcher and would like to have a center added to the list, please E-mail me below.

USA Boston Medical Center Hospital. Contact: Dr. Martha Skinner, MD. Phone: (617) 638-4310 (voice). To E-mail the Boston Medical Center amyloidosis program and contact Dr. Skinner, please click on the following: Boston Amyloidosis Program

To go to Boston's amyloidosis page click on the following:

Boston Medical Center Amyloid Treatment and Research Program

USA Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York City, New York.
Howard 802
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
1275 York Ave.
New York, New York 10021

Phone number: (212) 639-8086 Fax number: (212) 717-3119

USA Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Mass. USA

Dr. Raymond Comenzo, MD  is now at Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Mass. 

You may reach Dr. Comenzo  at  617-636-6454


  • Dr. Rodney Falk, MD, Cardiologist, 
    To E-mail Dr. Falk click on: Dr. Rodney Falk, MD

  • Associated with Harvard Medical School
    Dept. of Cardiology
    133 Brookline Ave.
    Boston, MA 02215

    Boston, MA

    Dr. Rodney Falk
    Tel# 617.421.6050 (at message, push 3)
    Patients should identify themselves as amyloid patients, and the staff will schedule them differently. The practice takes all types of insurance. Patients can also leave a message and he will be happy to return their call, or can contact him at email address:
    Falk, Rodney H.,M.D. [RFALK@PARTNERS.ORG]   Inpatients are admitted to the Brigham and Women's hospital, one of the 2 main Harvard teaching hospitals ( Dr. Falk still keeps a link with the Boston Univ. amyloid group, and still has privileges at Boston Medical Center. His current practice is about 2 miles from BU. 

    USA Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn. Contact: Dr. Morie Gertz, MD

    The Mayo Clinic is conducting clinical trials using IDOX. Contact Dr. Gertz for further information. (IDOX clinical trials are also being conducted at the University of Arkansas, Little Rock. Contact J. Mehta, phone: 501-686-5222; fax: 501-686-6442.)

    To go to The Mayo Clinic's Hematology Department and amyloidosis page click on the following:

    Mayo Clinic (Rochester) Hematology and Amyloidosis Program

    USA Indiana University School of Medicine: Contact Dr. Merrill D. Benson, MD. Phone: (317) 635-7401 (voice)

    Indiana University School of Medicine
    Dept. of Medical and Molecular Genetics
    Medical Research and Library Building 130
    975 W. Walnut St. Indianapolis, IN. 46202-5251


      USA Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania   215-615-5858
        Philadelphia, PA., USA

        USA Scripps Clinic, La Jolla, California Contact: Dr. Alan Saven, MD. To E-mail Dr. Saven, click on the following: Dr. Alan Saven, MD

        Or write: Dr. Alan Saven, MD
        Scripps Clinic
        Division of Hematology and Oncology
        10666 North Torrey Pines Rd.
        La Jolla, California 92037

        Or call: (619) 554-8116

        USA The following is a partial list of hospitals have conducted Autologous Bone Marrow Transplants with Stem Cell Rescue Procedures for patients with AL primary systemic amyloidosis. This procedure was pioneered at the Boston Medical Center.

        • Boston Medical Center Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
        • Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia
        • Indiana University Medical Hospital, Indiana
        • Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota
        • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York
        • Stanford University Medical Hospital, California
        • Thomas Jefferson University Medical Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

        Italy Contact: Dr. Giampalo Merlini, MD. Dr. Merlini has extensive experience with the therapeutic application of IDOX. To E-mail Dr. Merlini, click on the following: Dr. Giampalo Merlini, MD


        Great Britain Contact: Dr. Philip Hawkins, MD. To E-mail Dr. Hawkins, click on the following: Dr. Philip Hawkins, MD

        National Amyloidosis Centre
        Department of Medicine
        Royal Free & University College Medical School
        Royal Free Hospital
        Rowland Hill Street
        London NW3 2PF

        To go to the National Amyloidosis Centre web site, click on …. National Amyloidosis Centre

        To go to the Cured Amyloidosis Patient Page, click on CURED!

        This site last updated on July 4, 2013.