Internal Medicine (USA)
Claudiu Austin, MD, MPH
Dr. Austin has been practicing internal medicine and hospitalist medicine, successfully combining the European and American approach to the most challenging EDS and Chiari patients.
Being frequently consulted by the neurosurgical team of Dr. Henderson in managing extremely complex patients, Dr. Austin acquired a vast expertise in treating Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome patients, movement disorders, adult PANDAS, mast cell activation disease and severe autonomic dysfunction.
His previous interest in pharmacology, physiology, headache, autoimmunity, psychotropic and nootropic medication alowed him to design new algorithms of treatment in the intricated world of multi-system involvement of EDS, and apply them clinically with outstanding results.
His unusual knowledge of side effects and medication interactions, combined with a solid base of history of medicine and medical research made him a great addition to the EDS group in the Washington area.
Dr. Austin published on sepsis, pharmacology, EDS, and lectured in EDS, dystonia and PANDAS
He is Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine, member of Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee, Ethics Committe, American College of Physicians, American Medical Association, Ehlers-Danlos Society, and American Society for Apheresis.
Dr. Austin was named America’s Top Physician in internal Medicine in 2012 and 2013