Overwhelmingly, patients want to know where they can be seen by experts in their area. This program connects patients with institutions providing top-notch care.

The Pheo Para Specialized Clinical Center/Center of Excellence program provides an environment where patients receive the best possible pheochromocytoma and paraganglioma care through a geographically diverse network of clinical centers.

Applications due on a rolling quarterly deadline, on the 15th of March, June, September, December.

PATIENTS/CAREGIVERS: See our list of approved Centers of Excellence and Clinical Centers here. Additional centers will be announced throughout 2021.

Please see the links below for application and program requirements. Email stephanie@pheopara.org with questions.

Pheo Para Center Program Overview and Requirements

Pheo Para Center Program Application (must use desktop/laptop to access fillable form. Download, save on your desktop, and then edit and resave to make sure your entries have saved properly.)

In addition to clinical and wellness services, the centers provide professional and lay education in the areas they serve, work with the Pheo Para Alliance in its efforts to continually improve the lives of those affected by the illness, and support clinical research efforts.

The program offers two levels of designation. The Clinical Center designation recognizes emerging centers that provide quality, multi-disciplinary patient care and facilitate pheo para research. The Center of Excellence designation recognizes centers that provide cutting-edge, quality, multi-disciplinary care and actively participate in pheo para research.  Pediatric centers can receive a pediatric designation as a Clinical Center or Center of Excellence. Centers seeking a Center of Excellence designation must provide adult and pediatric expertise.  Pediatric expertise can be referred to a nearby pediatric center.

Program Objectives
  1. Increase access to multi-disciplinary, coordinated clinical care for diagnosis and treatment of pheochromcytoma and paraganglioma
  2. Educate professionals and newly diagnosed patients and their families
  3. Facilitate pheochromcytoma and paraganglioma research

Please see the link at the top of the page for application and program requirements. Email stephanie@pheopara.org with questions.