International Lyme And Associated Diseases Society
Leaders in Lyme Disease Education and Training
Joseph G. Jemsek, MD
Saturday, October 11th, 2014
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM: Breakout D - The Lyme Wayfarer - Moderator: Joseph G. Jemsek, MD
The Lyme Wayfarer: II - Preparation and Considerations for Therapy: A discussion of stabilizing the patient in preparation for therapy. (3:30 PM - 5:00 PM)
Speaker Bio: Joseph G. Jemsek, MD, FACP is Board Certified in Infectious Diseases. He began his clinical practice in Charlotte, NC where he diagnosed the first case of AIDS in NC in 1983, and subsequently devoted his practice to HIV care until 2006, establishing one of the largest private practices in the country while lecturing and publishing widely. For almost a decade in his early career, he also functioned as the first hospital epidemiologist in a private institution and was the designated infectious disease consultant for the Carolinas Medical Center heart transplant program. Dr. Jemsek is the namesake for the destination practice, the Jemsek Specialty Clinic, which operates out of Washington, DC and is exclusively devoted to the care of patients with Lyme Borreliosis Complex.