Location: Medical University of South Carolina, 68 President Street, Bioengineering Building, Room 112, Charleston, SC 29403
Time: 5:00PM – 6:00PM Patient to patient discussion group
6:00PM Meet and greet
Expert Speaker: Dr. Alan Pocinki
Patient Speaker: TBA
Topic: Symptoms and management of autonomic dysfunction in Ehlers-Danlos and related syndromes
Dr. Pocinki is a general internist in private practice in Rockville, Maryland. He has been interested in the joint hypermobility syndromes and related autonomic and sleep disorders since the late 1990’s, and speaks regularly on these subjects at local and national meetings, including those of the Ehlers Danlos Society and Dysautonomia International. His publications include co-authoring major articles on the evaluation and management of fatigue and autonomic dysfunction in Ehlers-Danlos patients, which were published in 2017. He has received a variety of awards and recognition for service to his profession as well as for the quality of his practice. He received his medical degree from Cornell University Medical College, and is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians.