Free Webinar: “Mast Cell Activation Syndrome” Part 1


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TOPIC: “Mast Cell Activation Syndrome” Part 1

PRESENTER:  Dr. Anne Maitland

Director for Comprehensive Allergy & Asthma Care and the new Mast Cell Activation Center of New York

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More about Anne Maitland, MD, PhD

Anne Maitland, M.D., Ph.D. is an Asst. Professor at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, in the Departments of Otolaryngology and Medicine- Clinical Immunology Division.  She also is the medical director for Comprehensive Allergy & Asthma Care as well as the upcoming Mast Cell Activation Center of New York.  Her pamphlet, Mast Cells Gone Wild!,  a guide – the diagnosis and treatment on Mast Cell Activation Disorder will be available this July.

After earning her doctorates in medicine and philosophy at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Dr. Maitland completed her Internal Medicine Residency at Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA, and her clinical immunology training at Mount Sinai Hospital.  She is board certified in Allergy & Clinical Immunology.

Dr. Maitland has been recognized for her clinical excellence at Mount Sinai Hospital and as a NY Times Superdoctors, 2011-2014.  She now focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of primary immunodeficiency and hypersensitivity disorders, including the emerging spectrum of mast cell activation disorders.

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Attendees have asked which other doctors in the U.S. are focusing on Mast Cell Activation in EDS patients. Here are the doctors we are aware of:

Dr. Josh Milner (Adults) at National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, MD
http://www.niaid.nih.gov/labsandresources/labs/aboutlabs/lad/allergicinflam mation/Pages/milner.aspx

Dr. Melody C. Carter (Pediatrics) at National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, MD

http://www.niaid.nih.gov/labsandresources/labs/aboutlabs/lad/mastcellbiologysection/pages/carter.aspx

Dr. Cem Akin and Dr. Mariana Castells at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA
http://www.brighamandwomens.org/medical_professionals/education/publication s/ppd/2012/april2012/mastocytosis-center.aspx
See Dr. Castells video at:
http://vimeo.com/90777770

Dr. Larry Afrin is another MCA expert.  He used to practice in SC, but is now located at the University of Minnesota (in Minneapolis).

http://www.dom.umn.edu/hematology-oncology-and-transplantation/faculty/lawrence-afrin/index.htm

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