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The following is a listing of Physicians and Medical Facilities that have notified NDRF of their knowledge and specialty in the diagnosis and medical treatment of Dysautonomia. It is not a complete, nor total, listing of physicians and facilities that specialize in this area of medicine. Selection of a physician is a personal decision - NDRF provides this listing as a service, and offers no recommendations, neither expressed, nor implied, as to the following providers.Select the first letter of the state from the list below to jump to appropriate state section of the glossary. If you are looking for a referral outside of the United States, select "Other Countries".

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Dr. Cecil Coghlan
University of Alabama
Deputy Director of Cardiology
1900 University Boulevard
321N Tinsley Harrison
Birmingham AL 35294
Phone: (205) 934-3897
Fax: (205) 934-1279
Institute for Advanced Cardiovascular Care
Dr. W. Ross Davis
2375 Champion Blvd
Auburn, AL  36830
Phone: (334) 321-3600  /  800-321-6192
Fax: (334) 321-3798
Web site:
The Mitral Valve Prolapse Center of Alabama
Dr. Phillip Watkins, Medical Director
Dr. Nancy Sawyer
Dr. Paula Moore
880 Montclair Road, Suite 370
Birmingham AL 35213
Phone: (205) 592-5765
Fax: (205) 592-5707
Web site:
Specialty: Adolescent and Adult Dysautonomia, Mitral Valve Prolapse Syndrome
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Dr. Christopher C. Erickson
Associate Professor
Pediatric Electrophysiology and Pacing
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Arkansas Children's Hospital
800 Marshall Street
Little Rock, AR 72202-3591
Phone: (501) 320-1479 / (800) 249-3232
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William P. Stuppy, M.D., F.C.A.P., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.G.
1136 W. Sixth St.
Suite 401
Los Angeles, CA 90017
Specialty: Gastroenterology; Heart rate variability (HRV) and esophagogastric pH. GERD (gastroesophageal reflux), IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome), Panic Disorder, and PTSD.
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Dr. Christopher Scott Snyder, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Yale School of Medicine
Section of Pediatric Cardiology
333 Cedar Street
P.O. Box 208064
New Haven, CT 06520-8064 
Phone: 203-785-2022
Fax: 203-737-2786 
Specialty: Pediatric Electrophysiology
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Dr. William Cheshire
Mayo Clinic Jacksonville
Department of Neurology
4500 San Pablo Road
Jacksonville, FL 32224
Phone: (904) 953-7228
Specialty: Shy-Drager Syndrome, Orthostatic Intolerance
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Dr. Charles (Randy) Thompson
The Center for Autonomic Disorders
6706 N 9th Ave, Suite A3
Pensacola, FL 32504
Phone: (850) 476-8200
Fax: (850) 476-8282
Speciality: Orthostatic Intolerance / POTS, NCS, other Autonomic disorders
Web Site:
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Dr. Janice L. Gilden
Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center
1431 North Claremont Ave, 2 North
Chicago , IL 60622
Phone: (312) 491-5425
Fax:     (312) 491-5489
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Dr. Sarala Palliyath
VA Medical Center
Dept. of Neurology
1601 Perido Street
New Orleans, LA 70146
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Dr. Lewis Lipsitz
Hebrew Rehabilitation Center
1200 Centre Street
Boston, MA 02131
Phone: (617) 325-8000
Ext: 291
Specialty: Geriatric Dysautonomia


Ramesh K. Khurana
Union Memorial Hospital
201 East University Pkwy.
Suite #411 South
Baltimore, MD 21218
Phone: (410) 554-2286


Dr. Paola Sandroni
Mayo Clinic
Dept. of Neurology
200 First Street SW
Rochester, MN 55905
Phone: (507) 284-2511


Dr. Woon Chee Yee
Washington University School of Medicine
Dept. of Neurology
660 S. Euclid Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63110


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Dr. Horacio Kaufmann
New York University Medical Center
530 First Ave, Suite 9Q
New York, NY 10029
Specialty: Multiple System Atrophy (Shy-Drager Syndrome)
Autonomic Failure (PAF, secondary autonomic failures)
Orthostatic Intolerance (POTS, mitral valve prolapse)
Other autonomic disorders

Dr. Timothy Lynch
Columbia University
Neurological Institute
630 West 168th Street
New York, NY 10032
Phone: (212) 305-5277
Specialty: Shy-Drager Syndrome

Dr. Stanley Fahn
Columbia University
Neurological Institute
630 W. 168th Street
New York, NY 10032
Phone: (212) 305-5548
Specialty: Shy-Drager Syndrome

Dr. Blair Ford
Columbia University
Neurological Institute
630 West 168th Street
New York, NY 10032
Phone: (212) 305-5548
Specialty: Shy-Drager Syndrome

Dr. Mark Gordon
Long Island Jewish Medical Center
Department of Cardiology
270 - 05 76 M Avenue
New Hyde Park, NY 11042
Specialty: Movement Disorders

Dr. Paul Greene
Columbia University
Neurological Institute
630 West 168th Street
New York, NY 10032
Phone: (212) 305-5548
Specialty: Shy-Drager Syndrome

Julian M. Stewart M.D., Ph.D.
Pediatric Cardiology
New York Medical College
Suite 618, Munger Pavillion
Valhalla, New York 10595
Telephone: 914-594-4370
Specialty: Adolescent/Pediatric Orthostatic Intolerance, Syncope

Emilio Oribe, M.D. , F.A.C.P.
Division of Neurology
The New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens
56-45 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
Phone: (718) 670-1512
Facilities: Autonomic Cardiovascular Laboratory
Interests: Orthostatic Hypotension, Syncope

Richard Mueller, M.D.
Medical Associates of New York
133 E. 58 Street
Suite 909
New York, NY 10022-1236
Phone: (212) 593-9800
Fax: (212) 593-5757

Frank Mazzola, M.D., F.A.C.C.
North Suffolk Cardiology Associates, P.C.
Arrhythmia Diagnostic and Treatment Center
45 Research Way
East Setauket, NY 11733
Phone: (631) 941-2000
Specialty: Neurocardiogenic syncope, Orthostatic Intolerance, Syncope from any cardiovascular cause, Dysautonomia. 
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Dr. Blair P. Grubb
Medical College of Ohio
Dept. of Medicine- Division of Cardiology
CS 10008
Toledo, OH 43699
Phone: (419) 381-3697

Dr.  Fetnat Fouad-Tarazi, MD
Head, Hemodynamic and Neuroregulation Lab
Syncope Clinic
Department of Cardiology-Desk F15
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Cleveland, Ohio 44195
Phone:  216-444-5828
Fax:  216-445-3102
China Weaver-Brown
Medical Secretary for Dr. Fetnat Fouad
Fax: 216-445-3102

Dr. Thomas Chelimsky, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Director, Autonomic Disorders Division
Director, University Pain Center
Case Western Reserve University 
Cleveland, Ohio
Phone: 216-844-3495
Fax: 216-844-7624
Autonomic Lab: 216-844-3496
Pain Center: 216-844-1476
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Dr. Michael J. Giuliani
University of Pittsburgh
Dept. of Neurology
325 Scaife Hall
Pittsburgh, PA 15261
Phone: (412) 687-5424

Dr. Richard Malamut
Crozer-Chester Medical Center
Ambulatory Care Pavillionl
One Medical Center Blvd.
Suite 533
Chester, PA 19013

Dr. Susan Baser, M.D.
Allegheny Professional Building
490 East North Avenue
Suite 500
Pittsburgh, PA  15212
Telephone: 412-359-8860
Fax: 412-359-8809
Specialty: Neurology, Movement Disorder, Shy-Drager Syndrome
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Dr. Hani Rashed
UT Medical Group
Dept. of Internal Medicine
951 Court Blvd.
Memphis, TN 38163-2222

Dr. Italio Biaggioni
Vanderbilt University
Medical Center North
1161 21st Avenue South
Nashville TN 37232-2170
(615) 343-6499
Specialty: Shy Drager Syndrome, PAF, Diabetic Autonomic Failure,
Orthostatic Intolerance


Dr. Shmuel Inbarm, M.D., F.A.C.C.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Texas Tech Regional Health Center
701 West 5th Street
Odessa, Texas 79763
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Dr. Robert E. Shapiro
College of Medicine
University of Vermont
Neurology Health Care Service
Fletcher Allen Health Care
UHC 4th Floor
One South Prospect Street
Burlington, VT  05401
Phone: (802) 656-4552
Speciality:  Orthostatic Intolerance

Dr. Robert W. Hamill
College of Medicine
University of Vermont
Neurology Health Care Service
Fletcher Allen Health Care
UHC 4th Floor
One South Prospect Street
Burlington, VT  05401
Phone: (802) 656-5484
Specialty: Multiple System Atrophy
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Dr. Robert Hoeldtke
WVU Medical School
Morgantown, WV 26506
Phone: (304) 293-4125
Fax: (304) 293-3530
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Raul Norberto Garillo, M.D.
Universidad del Salvador
Peru 635
Capital  Buenos Aires
Telephone: 54-11-4361-0280   
Fax: 54-11-4343-0834   
Specialty: ANS and Cardiac Pacing
Daniela Saadia, M.D.
Montaneses 2325
Buenos Aires 1428   
Telephone: 54-11-4788-3444
Fax: 54-4784-7620   
Specialty: Autonomic Disorders, MSA, PAF, Autonomic Neuropathies, Hyperhidrosis  
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Dr. Ronald Schondorf
Jewish General Hospital
Dept. of Neurology
3755 Chemin de la Cote Ste Catherine
Montreal  H3T 1E2
Phone: (514) 340-8222


Dr. Jesper Mehlsen
Chief Physician   
Frederiksberg Hospital   
Clinical Physiology
Nordre Fasanvej 57
Copenhagen  DK-2000
Telephone: +45 38164770   
Fax: +45 38164779
Speciality: Orthostatic hypotension, Parkinsons Disease, Shy-Drager syndrome, Diabetes Mellitus       

Dominican Republic

Rafael David Hernandez, M.D.
Diagnostico Cardiovascular
Clinica De Sincope
Independencia 124, 5th Floor
Dominican REpublic                                 
Telephone: 809-247-4177
Fax: 809-247-4177
Specialty: Electrophisiologist


Juha Tapani Korpelainen, M.D., PhD      
Oulu University Hospital
Department of Neurology
Kajaanintie 50
Oulu  FIN-90220 
Telephone: 358-8-3154520                     
Specialty: Cerebrovascular diseases, cardiovascular regulation, thermoregulation


Dr. Giris Jacob
Recanati Autonomic Dysfunction Center
Rambam Medical Center
POB 9602
Haifa  31096
Phone: 972-4-854-2467/2661
Fax:  972-4-854-3308

Dr. N. Gadoth
Professor and Head
Dept. Neurology,
Meir Hospital
Kfar-Saba, Israel
Speciality: Familial Dysautonomia


Dr. Raffaello Furlan
Syncope and Posture Disturbance Unit
Medicina Interna 2
Ospedale "L. Sacco"
Via G.B. Grassi, 74
20157 Milan
Phone: 02-35799316/752
Fax: 02-3564630
Facilities: Autonomic Lab
Speciality: Vasovagal Syncope, POTS (Chronic Orthostatic Intolerance, COI), Dysautonomia (PAF and MSA)


Dr. Zenji Shiozawa
Department of Neurology
Yamanashi Medical University
Tamaho, Yamanashi 409-38


Dr. Viktor Svigelj
University Medical Centre Ljubljana
Dept. of Neurology
Zaloska 7
SI-1525 Ljubljana
Phone:  +386 61 311 585
Fax:  +386 61 13 13 350


Neurological Institute
Li-Chi Hsu, M.D.
201,Sec. 2 Shih-Pai Road
Taipei  11217
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