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Joseph J. Burrascano, Jr., MD

Dr Burrascano, a graduate of New York University School of Medicine, and now located in East Hampton, Long Island, NY, practiced Internal Medicine with a strong interest in Tick-borne diseases for over 20 years. During that period he became known as one of the worlds leading experts on diagnosing and treating Lyme and associated tick-borne diseases. He is now working with ILADS on a comprehensive database system to improve treatment and outcomes for people with persistent Lyme and other tick-borne diseases.

He has researched many areas, published 16 papers in various medical journals and made numerous presentations at conferences and scientific symposia. He has spoken before the US House of Representatives and the military on tick-borne diseases and testified before the Rhode Island Governor’s Commission.

Dr Burrascano has been publicly recognized as for his work on Lyme disease, cited by book authors and had numerous interviews on the subject for television, radio and the print media, WABC-TV, WNBC-TV, WCBS-TV, PBS-TV, The New York Times, Newsweek, and the Wall Street Journal to mention just a few.

He is a member of ILADS and  has published authoritative guidelines on Lyme disease.
Link to ILADS and Dr. Burrascano’s Guidelines