ABOUT THE EXPERT
Patricia K. Coyle,
MD, FAAN, FANA
Professor and Vice Chair (Clinical Affairs)
Department of Neurology
Director, Stony Brook MS Comprehensive Care Center
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY
Patricia K. Coyle, MD, FAAN, FANA, is vice chair and professor of Neurology, as well as the director of the Stony Brook Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Comprehensive Care Center. She earned her medical degree and completed her residency in neurology at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, MD, where she also completed a fellowship in neuroimmunology and neurovirology. Her areas of expertise include MS, neuroimmunology, and neurologic infectious disease (in particular, Lyme disease).
Dr Coyle has held multiple leadership positions at the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Inc., the American Academy of Neurology, the American Neurological Association, and the National MS Society. She has served as an adviser to the US Food and Drug Administration and the National Academy of Medicine (formerly the Institute of Medicine). Dr Coyle has received research funding from the National Institutes of Health and the National MS Society, and is actively engaged in studies to understand and treat these diseases.