Alan Pocinki

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Dr. Alan G. Pocinki is a physician of Internal Medicine with a special interest in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Orthostatic Intolerance, Dysautonomia, joint hypermobility, and Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome and an Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Washington, DC.

Dr. Pocinki began studying ME/CFS(when it was called CFIDS) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in 1987. Since then he has given lectures and written articles for patients and doctors explaining the illness and championing treatment. In 2000, he was the recipient of the CSN (CFIDS Support Network) Action Champion Award by the CFIDS Association of America.

Within the ME/CFS community Dr. Pocinki is, also, applauded for appearing on NPR, The Diane Rehm Show NPR on July 3, 2003 with Laura Hillenbrand, the author of "Seabiscuit" and "Unbroken," while being Hillenbrand's physician.

Education[edit | edit source]

His medical degree is from Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University, New York.

Clinic location[edit | edit source]

9420 Key West Avenue, Suite 104
Rockville, MD 20850
Phone: (301) 762-6777

Articles[edit | edit source]

Notable studies in ME/CFS[edit | edit source]

Talks and interviews[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Levine, Paul H.; Jacobson, Steven; Pocinki, Alan G.; Cheney, Paul; Peterson, Daniel; Connelly, Roger R; Weil, R; Robinson, SM; Ablashi, Dharam V; Salahuddin, Sayeef Z; Pearson, GR; Hoover, R (1992), "Clinical, Epidemiologic, and Virologic Studies in Four Clusters of the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome", Archives of Internal Medicine, 152 (8): 1611-1616, doi:10.1001/archinte.1992.00400200049009