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The Bodford Family Transverse Myelitis Center

The Bodford Family Transverse Myelitis Center (BFTMC) at UNC Hospitals Hillsborough Campus provides comprehensive, patient-centered care for pediatric and adult patients with transverse myelitis. It is one of the few centers in the country dedicated to this rare and complex condition.

Our team develops personalized treatment strategies through a shared decision-making model that actively engages patients, including pharmacological therapies and personalized comprehensive neuro-rehabilitation programs. Our team includes a:

  • Neurologist specializing in Transverse Myelitis
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Specialist
  • Specialized clinical pharmacist to assist in medication management
  • Licensed clinical social worker who provides psycho-social support to patients and their care-partners
  • Skilled nursing personnel to support inpatient and outpatient care as well as providing individual care coordination 

Other specialty physicians are consulted as needed for the comprehensive assessment and care of an individual patient (including, but not limited to):

  • Neurosurgery
  • Urology
  • Anesthesiology/Pain Management
  • Psychiatry
  • Pediatrics
  • Internal Medicine
  • General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Plastic Surgery
  • Dermatology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Obstetrics/Gynecology
  • Infectious Diseases

The Bodford Family Transverse Myelitis Center also provides easy access to neuroradiology and laboratory services.

Location & Hours

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Contact Information

The Bodford Family Transverse Myelitis Center 460 Waterstone Drive UNC Health Care Medical Office Building Hillsborough Campus Hillsborough, NC 27278
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  • Main Phone: 984-215-5624
  • Fax: 919-590-6776

Business Hours

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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