Webinar: Mast Cell Activation Update
Join us for this online learning session!
DATE: Tuesday, September 19 at 7:30 pm EDT.
PRESENTER: Anne Maitland, MD, PhD.
TITLE: “Update on Mast Cell Activation Syndrome in EDS Patients”
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ABOUT OUR SPEAKER: Anne Maitland, MD, PhD.
Dr. Anne Maitland is the Director for Comprehensive Allergy & Asthma Care and the new Mast Cell Activation Center of New York
Note: Register early. This webinar will fill up fast. As a request from this speaker … this presentation will not be recorded.
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About our speaker:
Dr. Maitland 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 new Mast Cell Activation Center of New York. She is writing a pamphlet titled: Mast Cells Gone Wild! A guide for the diagnosis and treatment of Mast Cell Activation Disorder.
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.
Doctors in the U.S. who are focusing on Mast Cell Activation
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
Dr. Melody C. Carter (Pediatrics) at National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, MD
Dr. Cem Akin and Dr. Mariana Castells at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA
See Dr. Castells video at:
Dr. Larry Afrin is another MCA expert. He used to practice in SC, but is now located at the University of Minnesota (in Minneapolis).
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