Patricia Coyle, MD

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Dr. Coyle is Professor and Acting Chair of Neurology, and Director of the Multiple Sclerosis Comprehensive Care Center at the Stony Brook University Medical Center, Stony Brook, New York. She received a B.S. degree with highest honors from Fordham University, and an M.D degree from Johns Hopkins, where she was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha. While at Johns Hopkins she went on to complete a residency and chief residency in Neurology, followed by a two year fellowship in Neuroimmunology and Neurovirology. Dr. Coyle then moved to the Stony Brook, University Medical Center, where she established a successful clinical research program in addition to building a large clinical practice. Dr. Coyle is the author of numerous articles on clinical and basic research aspects of Multiple Sclerosis and neurologic infections, and is recognized as a leading expert in these areas. Her particular areas of expertise include Lyme disease, cerebrospinal fluid, therapeutics, neuroimmunology, and fatigue. Dr. Coyle is currently involved in a number of therapeutic trials testing new immunotherapies for Multiple Sclerosis, as well as studies addressing neurologic aspects of Lyme disease. In addition to her clinical and research careers, Dr. Coyle has held active leadership positions in a number of national and international organizations and academic societies, including the American Academy of Neurology, American Neurological Association, National MS Society, and The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. She has also served on FDA Advisory Panels.