Gisela Chelimsky, MD, is Professor of Pediatrics at the Medical College of Wisconsin. She currently directs the Pediatric Autonomic lab and co-directs the neuro-gastroenterology program. Dr. Chelimsky was previously Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland where she served as Director of Pediatric Autonomic Disorders Program Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital at University Hospitals of Cleveland. A graduate of Medical School at the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina, Dr. Chelimsky completed residency in Pediatrics and pediatric gastroenterology fellowship at Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital in Cleveland Ohio. Dr. Chelimsky joined the faculty at Case Western in 1996 and rose to the rank of Professor in 2011. She is also board certified in Autonomic Disorders.
Dr. Chelimsky has published more than 40 original articles, many review articles, contributed to 15 books or chapters, and made multiple presentations at regional, national and international meeting. Her work has focused on functional gastrointestinal disorders and understanding the inter-relations between the brain-gut axis and the co-morbidities including joint hypermobility that come with these disorders.