USAAA Appoints Jerry Kartzinel, MD to Scientific Advisory Board
US Autism and Asperger Association today appointed Jerry Kartzinel, MD, FAAP to the Scientific Advisory Board. Dr. Kartzinel is a Board Certified pediatrician and a Fellow in the American Academy of Pediatrics. He specializes in the recovery of neurodevelopmental and chronic inflammatory diseases in children. His practice is Pediatric Partners of Ponte Vedra and is located in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida.
"We are honored to have Dr. Kartzinel join our Scientific Board at
USAAA," said Dr. Phillip C. DeMio, USAAA Chief Medical Officer. We are pleased that he brings his compassion along with his invaluable experience. He is a great colleague and he has contributed greatly to the autism community. He is a major addition to USAAA."
After receiving his medical degree at St Louis University School of Medicine, he completed his residency in pediatric medicine in the Air Force. Following Desert Storm, Dr Kartzinel practiced general pediatrics in private practice for ten years until his fourth boy was diagnosed with autism.
A nationally recognized speaker on children’s health issues, Dr. Kartzinel has presented medical interventions that work to improve the lives of children who suffer from many types of medical conditions that include: autism, allergies, inflammatory bowel disease, chronic constipation, chronic diarrhea, and sleep cycle disruptions. He regularly teaches continuing medical education courses on children’s health issues to physicians and other health professionals.
His clinical approach is to treat the whole child by carefully obtaining a full and complete history and based on this history, obtaining very detailed laboratory evaluations. Based on these results, individualized plans are implemented integrating the very latest medical interventions that include both traditional and complimentary medicine approaches.
Dr. Kartzinel's publications include:
A Case-Control Study of Mercury Burden in Children with Autistic Spectrum Disorders
Jeff Bradstreet, MD.; David A. Geier, B.A.; Jerrold J. Kartzinel, M.D.; James B. Adams, Ph.D.; Mark R. Geier, M.D., Ph.D. J Am Phys Surg 2003;8:76-79.
Detection of Measles Virus Genomic RNA in Cerebrospinal Fluid of Three Children with Regressive Autism: a Report of Three Cases
Jeff Bradstreet, M.D.; J. El Dahr, M.D.; A. Anthony, M.B., Ph.D.; Jerrold J. Kartzinel, M.D.; Andy J. Wakefield, M.B. J Am Phys Surg 2004;9:38-45.
Dr. Kartzinel has presented at many autism conferences over the last seven years including the last two USAAA conferences in Denver and Orlando.
To learn more about Dr. Kartzinel and other USAAA Board members, click here.
Autism Breakthroughs on Larry King Live
Scheduled tonight, February 27th
The heartbreak ...and hope of autism. Jason "J-Mac" McElwain inspired the world with his incredible shot-making at a high school basketball game. Larry talks to the teen and others about the disorder. Holly Robinson Peete, Doug Flutie and USAAA Scientific Advisory Board member Dr. Jerry Kartzinel join the discussion to bust myths and present breakthroughs. It's an uplifting hour with those who know!
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