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Thomas Charles Chelimsky, MD                                    

Professor

Area of Specialty

Autonomic Disorders

 

Education

1974-79          Harvard University               SB cum laude         Biochemistry, June 7, 1979

1979-83          Washington University          MD                        May 20, 1983

1983-86          Mayo Clinic                         Residency                 Internal Medicine

1986-89          Mayo Clinic                         Residency                 Neurology

1986-87          Mayo Clinic                         Fellowship                 Autonomic Research

1989-90          Mayo Clinic                                                        Electromyography

Licensure and Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine

American Board of Neurology and Psychiatry (ABPN)

American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine

Added Qualification in Clinical Neurophysiology (ABPN)

Added Qualification in Pain Management (ABPN)

Previous Principal Academic Appointments

Professor of Neurology, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH 2007-2011      

Professor of Anesthesiology (Pain Medicine),Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH 2007 –2011

Professor of Pediatrics   Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH 2007 -2011

Associate Professor of Neurology Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH 2003-2007

Assistant Professor of Neurology Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH 1990-2003

Honors and Awards

Scholarship in Teaching Award, Case Medical School 2006 for 4PCP Project

SAGES Presidential Fellow 2004

UH Pain Program CARF 3-year Accreditation 2004: “National Leader”

Best Doctors in America 2001-2011

UH Pain Program CARF 3-year Accreditation 1997: “Model for the Nation”

Memberships in Professional Organizations

American Autonomic Society

American College of Physicians

American Academy of Neurology

American Association of Electrodiagnostic Medicine

International Association for the Study of Pain

Professional Service

International

External Reviewer, Dutch Ministry of Health Care, Welfare and Sport - The Netherlands Organisation for Health Research and Development (ZonMw). 10/2003

External Reviewer, Austrian Science Fund, Vienna (Fonds zur Förderung der wissenschaftlichen Forschung (FWF) Weyringergasse 35 A 1040 Wien). 2/2004

National

A.     Federal

Independent Medical Monitor for Double-Blind Placebo Controlled Treatment Trial of MSA with Rifampicin.  Funded By NINDS. U54 (PI: David Robertson) And P01 (PI, Phillip Low).  Sep 2010 – trial completion.

NIH Study Section: Somatosensory and chemosensory systems study section (SCS) 2/2010, San Diego

NIH ARA Challenge Grant Reviewer, 2009

Member and Acting Chair, NIH Study Section Special Emphasis Panel ZRG1 CFS; Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Fibromyalgia Syndrome 7/2000-2007

Member, NIH (NINDS) Study Section Special Emphasis Panel ZNS1 SRB-A; Autonomic Disorders 2005, 2009.

External reviewer, VA Merit Awards: 2002

B.     Non-Federal

(AAN = American Academy of Neurology; AAS = American Autonomic Society)

Secretary/Treasurer, AAS, 2010

Board of Directors, UCNS 2010-2012

Consensus Panel Member, Orthostatic Hypotension Definition, 2010

Co-Chair, AAN autonomic scientific session, April 2010, Toronto

Chair, UCNS autonomic fellowship accreditation committee, 2009

Educational Subcommittee Topic Work Group Member for Neuromuscular, AAN 2008-

Chair-elect, AAN Pain Section, 2007-2009

Board of Directors, AAS, 2007-2010

Abstract reviewer, AAN Scientific Session, 2007

Abstract reviewer,  AAN,  2010

Co-Chair AAS Scientific Session “Music and the ANS”, 2007 Vienna

Co-Chair AAS Scientific Session, 2006

Chair, AAN Autonomic Section 2004-2007

Vice-Chair, AAN Autonomic Section 2002-2004

Member of Board of Directors, National Multiple System Atrophy Association, 2000-

Councilor, AAN Pain Section 2005-2007

Chairman, AAN Scientific Session; Autonomic Section, 2000-2001

Abstract Reviewer, AAN Scientific Session; Autonomic Section 2000-2003

Secretary-Treasurer, AAN Autonomic Section 2000-2001

Webmaster, AAN Autonomic Section, 1999-2003

University

Neurology Faculty Representative, Faculty Council, School of Medicine,

Case Western Reserve University, 2007-2011

Interviewer for Medical School Applicants, School of Medicine Admissions Committee, 2005

Member, Tenure and Promotions Committee, Department of Neurology,

Case Western Reserve University, 1992-1995; 2003

Director, Extramural teaching and speaker's bureau, Department of Neurology, University Hospitals of Cleveland 1992-1996

Hospital

Chairman, Credentialing Committee, Department of Neurology

University Hospitals of Cleveland, 1992-2007

Chairman, Rehabilitation Services Advisory Committee

University Hospitals of Cleveland, 1995-2003

Member, Medical Records Committee

University Hospitals of Cleveland, 1993-2003

 

Editorial Boards and Referee Duties

Associate Editor: Frontiers in Autonomic Neuroscience   2010-

Ad Hoc Reviewer for Neurology  1989-

Ad Hoc Reviewer for NEJM  2007-

Ad Hoc Reviewer for Annals of Neurology  2002-

Ad Hoc Reviewer for The Journal of Neurosurgery 1991-97

Ad Hoc Reviewer for Mayo Clinic Proceedings 1991-96

Ad Hoc Reviewer for Clinical Autonomic Research 1996-

Ad Hoc Reviewer for Autonomic Neuroscience  1999-

Ad Hoc Reviewer for JPNS 1996-98

Ad Hoc Reviewer for Archives of Neurology  2000-

Ad Hoc Reviewer for JNNP 2002-

Ad Hoc Reviewer for Annals of Family Medicine 2002-

Ad Hoc Reviewer for J Dermatologic Science 2003-

Ad Hoc Reviewer for Diabetes 2003-

Past and Present Research Support

CTSC grant from Case Western Reserve University.  Electroconvulsive therapy in multiple system atrophy.  6/1/11 to 5/31/12.  Thomas Chelimsky PI. $50k over 1 year.

Principle Investigator R01-DK083538  NIH NIDDK  Interstitial Cystitis Elucidation of Psychophysiologic and Autonomic Characteristics (ICEPAC).  7/1/09 to 6/30/14.  $3,734,188 over 5 years.  Co-Investigators: Buffington CAT, Janata, J

Co-PI R13NS073226-01 (NINDS), $15,000 Primary Care Workshop in Autonomic Disorders and Syncope Marco Island, November 2010

Research Mentor, Brain-Heart Institute Award (5% effort); “Central Autonomic Regulation in Complex Regional Pain Syndrome” $150,000; 1/1/09 to 1/1/11.  PI Chemali, K

Double-blind placebo-controlled trial of rasagiline as neuroprotective agent in multiple system atrophy.  Teva Pharmaceuticals; Sid Gilman study director. 7/1/10 – Study termination.

Principle Investigator Fishbein Family IC Research Foundation (5% effort): "Familial Aggregation of Interstitial Cystitis with Other Functional Autonomic Disorders" $28,668; 10/1/07 to 9/30/08 Co-investigators: Buffington, T; Rackley, R.

Principle Investigator (40% effort) funded by Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation, NY, “A controlled study of an interdisciplinary pain management approach led by primary care physicians”  The 4PCP trial (Primary Practice Program for Patients with Chronic Pain).  $983,076. 7/1/04 to 6/30/09.

Double-blind placebo-controlled trial of Droxidopa (L-3,4-DOPS) in orthostatic hypotension.  Chelsea Pharmaceuticals study investigator (5% effort).  3/1/08 to study termination.  H Kaufman study director.

Site Principle Investigator (approx 5% effort), NIH multi-center study, P01 NS44233 “The pathogenesis and diagnosis of multiple system atrophy”; Project P.I. Cliff Shults, MD (UCSD Dept of Neuroscience).  7/1/03 to 6/30/06.

Shire 404 study investigator (approx 3% effort):  “A Multi-Center, Double-Blind, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Crossover Study to Assess the Clinical Benefit of Midodrine Hydrochloride in Subjects with Moderate to Severe Neurogenic Orthostatic Hypotension” (Protocol SPD426.404).  10/1/04 to 4/30/05.

Shire 401 study investigator (approx 5% effort): “A Multi-Center, Double-Blind, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Crossover Study to Assess the Clinical Benefit of Midodrine Hydrochloride in Subjects with Neurogenic Orthostatic Hypotension” (Protocol 20,762-401).  10/1/03 to 1/15/05.

Roberts Pharmaceutical Corporation (approx 5% effort): Phase 3 Study of Midodrine Hydrochloride in Subjects with Neurogenic Orthostatic Hypotension.  7/1/94 to 6/1/95.

Case Research Development Grant (RIG - $5000): Autonomic Changes in Patients with Arthritic Limb Pain.  7/1/93 to 7/1/94.

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Original Articles

  1. Veizi IE, Chelimsky TC, Janata JW. Complex [corrected] regional pain syndrome: what specialized rehabilitation services do patients require? Curr Pain Headache Rep 2012 Apr;16(2):139-46 PMID 22415615
  2. Sukul D, Chelimsky TC, Chelimsky G. Pediatric autonomic testing: retrospective review of a large series. Clin Pediatr (Phila) 2012 Jan;51(1):17-22 PMID 21868597
  3. Curfman D, Chilungu M, Daroff RB, Alshekhlee A, Chelimsky G, Chelimsky TC. Syncopal migraine. Clin Auton Res 2012 Feb;22(1):17-23 PMID 21847710
  4. Ojha A, Chelimsky TC, Chelimsky G. Comorbidities in pediatric patients with postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome. J Pediatr 2011 Jan;158(1):20-3 PMID 20723911
  5. Safder S, Chelimsky TC, O'Riordan MA, Chelimsky G. Gastric electrical activity becomes abnormal in the upright position in patients with postural tachycardia syndrome. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2010 Sep;51(3):314-8 PMID 20479685
  6. Ulas UH, Chelimsky TC, Chelimsky G, Mandawat A, McNeeley K, Alshekhlee A. Comorbid health conditions in women with syncope. Clin Auton Res 2010 Aug;20(4):223-7 PMID 20458514
  7. Ojha A, McNeeley K, Heller E, Alshekhlee A, Chelimsky G, Chelimsky TC. Orthostatic syndromes differ in syncope frequency. Am J Med 2010 Mar;123(3):245-9 PMID 20193833
  8. Lambrecht RH, Pollard KA, Alshekhlee A, Chelimsky TC, Berti-Mattera LN. The serum of dysautonomia patients enhances proliferation and signaling in Schwann cells. Neurosci Lett 2010 Jan 4;468(2):130-5 PMID 19879922
  9. Arbogast SD, Alshekhlee A, Hussain Z, McNeeley K, Chelimsky TC. Hypotension unawareness in profound orthostatic hypotension. Am J Med 2009 Jun;122(6):574-80 PMID 19486719
  10. Safder S, Chelimsky TC, O'Riordan MA, Chelimsky G. Autonomic testing in functional gastrointestinal disorders: implications of reproducible gastrointestinal complaints during tilt table testing. Gastroenterol Res Pract 2009;2009:868496 PMID 19424509
  11. Alshekhlee A, Shen WK, Mackall J, Chelimsky TC. Incidence and mortality rates of syncope in the United States. Am J Med 2009 Feb;122(2):181-8 PMID 19100958
  12. Alshekhlee A, Guerch M, Ridha F, Mcneeley K, Chelimsky TC. Postural tachycardia syndrome with asystole on head-up tilt. Clin Auton Res 2008 Feb;18(1):36-9 PMID 17955328
  13. Chelimsky TC, Chelimsky GG. Autonomic abnormalities in cyclic vomiting syndrome. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2007 Mar;44(3):326-30 PMID 17325552
  14. Ozelius LJ, Foroud T, May S, Senthil G, Sandroni P, Low PA, Reich S, Colcher A, Stern MB, Ondo WG, Jankovic J, Huang N, Tanner CM, Novak P, Gilman S, Marshall FJ, Wooten GF, Chelimsky TC, Shults CW, North American Multiple System Atrophy Study Group. G2019S mutation in the leucine-rich repeat kinase 2 gene is not associated with multiple system atrophy. Mov Disord 2007 Mar 15;22(4):546-9 PMID 17230458
  15. Singh G, Willen SN, Boswell MV, Janata JW, Chelimsky TC. The value of interdisciplinary pain management in complex regional pain syndrome type I: a prospective outcome study. Pain Physician 2004 Apr;7(2):203-9 PMID 16868593
  16. Rao DS, Infeld MD, Stern RC, Chelimsky TC. Cough-induced hemiplegic migraine with impaired consciousness in cystic fibrosis. Pediatr Pulmonol 2006 Feb;41(2):171-6 PMID 16372353
  17. Al-Shekhlee A, Lindenberg JR, Hachwi RN, Chelimsky TC. The value of autonomic testing in postural tachycardia syndrome. Clin Auton Res 2005 Jun;15(3):219-22 PMID 15944872
  18. Chelimsky G, Shanske S, Hirano M, Zinn AB, Cohen M, McNeeley K, Chelimsky TC. Achalasia as the harbinger of a novel mitochondrial disorder in childhood. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2005 Apr;40(4):512-7 PMID 15795604
  19. Chelimsky G, Wiznitzer M, Chelimsky TC. Vomiting and gastroparesis in thoracic myelopathy with pure sympathetic dysfunction. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2004 Oct;39(4):426-30 PMID 15448436
  20. Chelimsky G, Chelimsky TC. Evaluation and treatment of autonomic disorders of the gastrointestinal tract. Semin Neurol 2003 Dec;23(4):453-8 PMID 15088266
  21. Al-Shekhlee A, Chelimsky TC, Preston DC. Review: small-fiber neuropathy. Neurologist 2002 Jul;8(4):237-53 PMID 12803683
  22. Riley DE, Chelimsky TC. Autonomic nervous system testing may not distinguish multiple system atrophy from Parkinson's disease. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 2003 Jan;74(1):56-60 PMID 12486267
  23. Al-Shekhlee A, Eccher MA, Chelimsky TC. Acute paraneoplastic dysautonomia. Eur Neurol 2003;49(1):64-5 PMID 12464721
  24. Hsieh C, McNeeley K, Chelimsky TC. The clinical thermoregulatory sweat test induces maximal sweating. Clin Auton Res 2001 Aug;11(4):227-34 PMID 11710795
  25. Chelimsky G, Boyle JT, Tusing L, Chelimsky TC. Autonomic abnormalities in children with functional abdominal pain: coincidence or etiology? J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2001 Jul;33(1):47-53 PMID 11479407
  26. Chémali KR, Gorodeski R, Chelimsky TC. Alpha-adrenergic supersensitivity of the sudomotor nerve in complex regional pain syndrome. Ann Neurol 2001 Apr;49(4):453-9 PMID 11310622
  27. Patel AR, Engstrom JE, Tusing LD, McNeeley KJ, Chelimsky TC. Lower body negative pressure: a test of cardiovascular autonomic function. Muscle Nerve 2001 Apr;24(4):481-7 PMID 11268019
  28. Chelimsky G, Hupertz VF, Chelimsky TC. Abdominal pain as the presenting symptom of autonomic dysfunction in a child. Clin Pediatr (Phila) 1999 Dec;38(12):725-9 PMID 10618765
  29. Chelimsky TC, Mcneeley KM, Comfort B, Piantadosi CA, LaManna JC. Effect of exercise and ischemia on tissue oximetry and cytochrome in normal subjects, patients with chronic limb pain, and patients with mitochondrial mitopathies. Adv Exp Med Biol 1997;411:445-51 PMID 9269461
  30. Chelimsky G, Wszolek Z, Chelimsky TC. Gastrointestinal dysfunction in autonomic neuropathy. Semin Neurol 1996 Sep;16(3):259-68 PMID 9085476
  31. Chelimsky TC, Low PA, Naessens JM, Wilson PR, Amadio PC, O'Brien PC. Reflex sympathetic dystrophy. Mayo Clin Proc 1996 May;71(5):524; author reply 525 PMID 8628038
  32. Lacey SH, Chelimsky TC: Controversies in Etiology, Avoidance and Treatment of Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy.  Current Opinion in Orthopedics, 1995, 6: 45-50.
  33. Chelimsky TC, Low PA, Naessens JM, Wilson PR, Amadio PC, O'Brien PC. Value of autonomic testing in reflex sympathetic dystrophy. Mayo Clin Proc 1995 Nov;70(11):1029-40 PMID 7475332
  34. Harper CM Jr, Low PA, Fealey RD, Chelimsky TC, Proper CJ, Gillen DA. Utility of thermography in the diagnosis of lumbosacral radiculopathy. Neurology 1991 Jul;41(7):1010-4 PMID 1648678

 

Chapters

Miller B, Chelimsky T. Trigeminal Neuralgia in: 2012 Edition of 5-Minute Neurology Consult. Press in 2012.

Compton A, Chelimsky T. Complex Regional Pain Syndrome in: 2012 Edition of 5- Minute Neurology Consults press in 2012.

Chelimsky G, Chelimsky T.  Abdominal pain and cyclic vomiting in: Primer of the Autonomic Nervous System.  Robertson, D, Ed.  2011 in press.

Chelimsky T, Chelimsky G, Roberston D. Disorders of the Autonomic Nervous System in: Neurology in Clinical Practice.  Bradley, Daroff, Fenichel, Walter Eds.  Butterworth, in press. 2011

Chelimsky G. and Chelimsky T. “Autonomic Nervous System Testing” in: Pediatric Neurogastroenterology: Gastrointestinal Motility And Functional Disorders In Children,  to be published by Springer, Inc. Editors Faure C, DiLorenzo C and Thapar N, 2010

Chelimsky, TC: Pain in Diagnosis Based Neurology Demos, NY, 2008.

Chelimsky TC, Armitano E, Pidgeon, J. Complex regional pain syndrome. In: Gilman S, editor. MedLink Neurology. San Diego: MedLink Corporation. Available at www.medlink.com. Accessed January 15, 2007.

Chelimsky, TC: Autonomic Dysfunction in: Parkinson’s Disease, Factor & Weiner, eds. Demos, NY, 2008

Chelimsky, TC: Pain in Diagnosis Based Neurology Mosby, St Louis, 2005

Chelimsky TC, Armitano E. Complex regional pain syndrome. In: Gilman S, editor. MedLink Neurology. San Diego: MedLink Corporation. Available at www.medlink.com. Accessed September 15, 2005.

Buczek M, Suarez J, Chelimsky TC: Treatment of Autonomic Disorders Requiring Intensive Care Management in Critical Care Neurology and Neurosurgery; Suarez JI Ed, Humana, p167-191, 2004

Chelimsky, TC: Autonomic Neuropathies in Encyclopedia of Neurological Sciences; Aminoff MJ and Daroff RB eds, Academic Press in press, 2003.

Chelimsky, TC: Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy in Saunders Manual of Medical Practice; RW Evans ed, WB Saunders in press 2003.

Al-Mudallal A, Chelimsky TC: Reflex sympathetic dystrophy in The 5-minute Neurology Consult Little Brown, in press 2002.

Boonyapisit K, Chelimsky TC: Trigeminal Neuralgia in The 5-minute Neurology Consult Little Brown, in press 2002.

Chemali, KR, Chelimsky TC: Autonomic Testing in Neuromuscular Disorders in Clinical Practice; Katirji BK, Preston D, Shapiro B, Kaminski H, Ruff R, eds.  Butterworth-Heineman, Boston, 2002.

Chelimsky TC, Mehari, E: Neuropathic Pain in Neuromuscular Disorders in Clinical Practice; Katirji BK, Preston D, Shapiro B, Kaminski H, Ruff R, eds.  Butterworth-Heineman, Boston, 2002.

Boswell MV, Rosenberg SK, Chelimsky TC: Neuropathic Pain: Mechanisms and Management in Pain Management – A Practical Guide for Clinicians 6th ed; RS Weiner, ed; CRC Press, Boca Raton, 2002.

Chelimsky TC. Complex regional pain syndrome. In: Gilman S, editor. MedLink Neurology. San Diego: MedLink Corporation. Available at www.medlink.com. Accessed January 15, 2000.

Chelimsky, TC: Pain in Diagnosis Based Neurology Mosby, St Louis, 1998

McQuarrie IG, Chelimsky TC, Bitzer K:  Injuries to Peripheral Nerves, in Physiologic Basis of Modern Surgical Care, 2nd edition;  Miller TA ed, Quality Medical, St Louis, 1998.

Chelimsky TC. Complex regional pain syndrome. In: Gilman S, editor. MedLink Neurology. San Diego: MedLink Corporation. Available at www.medlink.com. Accessed June 15, 1997.

Low PA, Wilson PR, Sandroni P, Willner CL, Chelimsky TC: Clinical Characteristics of Patients with Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy/Sympathetically Maintained Pain in the USA.  In Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, Janig W, Stanton-Hicks M, Eds, 1996.  IASP Press, Seattle.

Abstracts

Chelimsky T., Buffington C.A.T., Janata J., and Chelimsky G. Autonomic abnormalities in patients with bladder pain syndrome/interstitial cystitis (IC/PBS). Presented at the International Pelvic Pain Society meeting in Istanbul, Turkey 5/2011. Winner 2nd place of best research presentation.

Chelimsky G., Janata J., Buffington, C.A.T., Rackley R., Chelimsky T. Autonomic co-morbidities of bladder pain syndrome/interstitial cystitis (IC/PBS). Presented at the International Pelvic Pain Society meeting in Istanbul bladder pain syndrome, Turkey 5/2011.

Chelimsky G, Janata J, Ialacci S, Louttit M, Daneshgari F, Chelimsky TC.  Design and feasibility of ICEPAC (Interstitial Cystitis Elucidation of Psychophysiologic and Autonomic Characteristics) – Autonomic and somatic measures. Accepted as poster presentation at the International Society of Autonomic Neuroscience/American Autonomic Society meeting in Bouzios, Brazil 9/2011.

Janata J, Daneshgari F, Buffington CAT, Chelimsky G, Pajer K, Louttit M, Zhang D, Chelimsky TC. Design and feasibility of ICEPAC (Interstitial Cystitis: Elucidation of Psychophysiologic and Autonomic Characteristics) – Stress response and psychophysiologic measures - Accepted as poster presentation at the International Society of Autonomic Neuroscience/American Autonomic Society  meeting in Bouzios, Brazil 9/2011.

Veizi IE, Daneshgari F, Hijaz A, Louttit M, Ialacci S, Janata J, Chelimsky G, Chelimsky TC. Design and feasibility of ICEPAC (Interstitial Cystitis Elucidation of Psychophysiologic and Autonomic Characteristics) – Bupivacaine instillation and urodynamic measures  - Accepted as poster presentation at the International Society of Autonomic Neuroscience/American Autonomic Society  meeting in Bouzios, Brazil 9/2011.

Medical factors are poor predictors of perception of pain and urgency in bladder pain syndrome/interstitial cystitis Janata, J., Elston, R., Chelimsky, T., Chelimsky G, Buffington, CAT, Accepted for presentation at AUA, May 20, 2011, Washington DC.

Ojha A, Chelimsky T, Chelimsky G. Co-Morbidities In Pediatric Patients With Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome. Poster presentation -21th International Symposium on the Autonomic Nervous System Nov 2010.

Kassabian S, Chelimsky T, Zhang D, Chelimsky G. Length of tilt table test in children: an unresolved problem. Poster presentation -21th International Symposium on the Autonomic Nervous System Nov 2010.

Chelimsky G, Zhang D, Safder S,  Chelimsky T. Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders (FGID): Not just a GI problem. Poster presentation -21th International Symposium on the Autonomic Nervous System Nov 2010.

Chelimsky G, Zhang D, Safder S, Chelimsky T. Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders (FGID): Not just a GI problem. Poster presentation –NAPGHAN  Nov 2010.

Ulas UH, Arafah B, McNeeley KM, Zhang D, Chelimsky G, Chelimsky T, Can Sex Hormone Dysregulation Cause Autonomic Storm?  Poster P04.247, AAN Meetings April/14/2010.

Ulas UH, Chelimsky T, Chelimsky G, McNeeley KM, Alshekhlee A Comorbid Health Conditions in Women with Syncope Poster P04.246, AAN Meetings April/14/2010.

Chelimsky T, Sukul D, Ulas UH, Madan S, Zhang D, McNeeley KM, Chelimsky G, Menstrual Symptom Alteration in Orthostatic Intolerance, Syncope, and Migraine Poster P04.250, AAN Meetings April/14/2010.

Chelimsky T, Madan S, Ulas UH, Chelimsky G, McNeeley KM, Menstrual Exacerbation in Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Fibromyalgia and Interstitial Cystitis Poster P04.263, AAN Meetings April/14/2010.

Curfman D, Chilungu M, Daroff R, Alshekhlee A, Chelimsky G, Chelimsky T, Syncopal Migraine – Migraine as a Cause of Syncope Poster P04.012, AAN Meetings April/14/2010.

Chilungu M, McNeeley K, Chelimsky TC.  Migrainous features of syncope.  Accepted for Presentation at AAN 2008.

Mani R;  Griffin C, Chelimsky TC. Migrainous Dysautonomia - A Novel Cause of Hypertension in Post-Menopausal Women.  Accepted for Presentation at AAN 2008.

Lambrecht R, Chelimsky TC, Berti-Mattera L: Serum from Patients with Dysautonomia alters Schwann Cell Growth in Tissue Culture: Clinical Autonomic Research 2007.

Treatment Implications of Reproducible Abdominal Complaints during Tilt Table Testing. Chelimsky G, Safder S, Chelimsky TC: JPGN 2007.

Chelimsky G, Safder S, McNeeley K, Chelimsky TC: Autonomic Features of Abdominal Migraine in Children.  Clinical Autonomic Research 2007.

Arbogast S, Hussain Z, McNeeley K; Alshekhlee A; Chelimsky TC Severe Orthostatic Hypotension May be Asymptomatic.  Clinical Autonomic Research 2007.

Ojha A, McNeeley K; Alshekhlee A; Chelimsky G, Chelimsky TC: Validation of a questionnaire instrument to diagnose postural tachycardia syndrome (POTS).  Clinical Autonomic Research 2007.

Lambrecht R, Sukul D, McNeeley K, Alshekhlee A, Chemali, K, Chelimsky TC: Standardized Tool to Quantitate All Aspects of Small Fiber Neuropathy. Neurology 68: A411(Suppl 1) 2007.

Lambrecht R, Chelimsky TC, Alshekhlee A, McNeeley K, Romani A, Berti-Mattera L: Serum from Patients with Dysautonomia Alter Schwann Cell Growth in Tissue Culture. Neurology 68: A363 (Suppl 1) 2007.

Guerch M, Chelimsky TC, Ridha F, Alshekhlee A: Postural Tachycardia Syndrome with Asystole on Head-up Tilt. Neurology 68: A294 (Suppl 1) 2007.

Janus A, Chelimsky TC, Ridha F, Alshekhlee A: Postural Tachycardia Syndrome Fails Cardiac Ablation Therapy. Neurology 68: A294 (Suppl 1) 2007.

Chelimsky TC, Janata JJ, Fischer R, Levin J, Whitmore J, Marsh S: First year outcomes from the 4PCP trial for Support and Training of Primary Care Physicians in Chronic Pain Management.  Neurology 68: A128 (Suppl 1) 2007.

AlShekhlee A, Chelimsky TC: Mortality and Cost of Care for Inpatients with Syncope.  Presented at the American Autonomic Society Meetings in 11/06.

Chelimsky G, McNeeley KM, Chelimsky TC: Multiple Other Autonomic Disorders Usually Accompany Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Presented at the American Autonomic Society Meetings in 11/06.

McNeeley K, Molnar A, Chelimsky G, Chelimsky TC: Validation of a Questionnaire Tool for Diagnosis of Functional Dysautonomias in Large Populations. S38.004 Neurology, 66:A259 (suppl 2) 2006.

Lambrecht R, McNeeley K, Tusing L, Chelimsky TC: Rapid Autonomic Cardiovascular Evaluation Provides Inadequate Dysautonomia Screen. P05.007 Neurology, 66:A264 (suppl 2) 2006.

Chelimsky TC, Levin J, Janata J, Zyzanski SJ: Primary Care Physician Approach and Satisfaction in Caring for Chronic Pain. P03.193 Neurology. 66:A178 (suppl 2), 2006.

Chelimsky G, Chelimsky TC: The utility of autonomic testing in a pediatric population. Clinical Autonomic Research, 15:352, 2005.

Molnar AK, McNeeley KJ, Chelimsky G, Chelimsky TC: A novel tool to investigate familiarity in autonomic disorders.  Clinical Autonomic Research, 15:351, 2005.

Chelimsky T, Rao D, Infeld M, Stern R.  A migrainous mechanism for cough-induced syncope and paresis in cystic fibrosis.  Clinical Autonomic Research, 13:383, 2003.

Goud V, Armitano E, McNeeley K, Chelimsky T: Vasoconstriction and vasodilation in normal human skin. Clinical Autonomic Research, 13:381, 2003.

Chelimsky G, Czinn S, Blanchard S, Splawski J, Chelimsky T: Autonomic testing in cyclic vomiting syndrome. Clinical Autonomic Research, 13:377, 2003.

Molnar A, McNeeley K, Fouad-Terazi F, DePaul MK, Chelimsky G, Bodner D, Chelimsky TC: A survey to detect functional dysautonomias.  Clinical Autonomic Research, 13:373, 2003.

Lindenberg JR, Alshekhlee A, Chelimsky TC: Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome with and without small fiber neuropathy.  Neurology 60:A46, 2003.

Shi J, Kuniyoshi SM, Chelimsky TC, Maddux BN  Hand dystonia after subcortical fronto-parietal infarct.  Mov Disord. 17 (Suppl 5): S290, 2002.

Chelimsky, G., Wiznitzer, M, Chelimsky, TC.  Vomiting and Gastroparesis at the Presentation of Thoracic Myelopathy with Pure Sympathetic Dysfunction.  Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition, 2002.

Chelimsky G, Chelimsky TC: Benefit of autonomic testing in pediatric functional abdominal pain. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, 2001.

Chelimsky G, Chelimsky TC: Is pediatric autonomic testing valuable? Clinical Autonomic Research , 2001.

Riley DA, Chelimsky TC: Similar Patterns of Autonomic Nervous System Involvement in Diffuse Lewy Body Disease and Multiple System Atrophy.  Neurology  56:A422, 2001.

Singh, G, Willen S, Janata J, Chelimsky TC: Longitudinal Assessment of Classical Pain Management in Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Type 1. Neurology  56:A424, 2001.

Chelimsky G, Czinn S and Chelimsky TC;  Mitochondrial Neuro Gastrointestinal Encephalopathy Presenting With Autonomic Dysfunction: A Family Case Report. Clinical Autonomic Research 2000: 10:249.

Chelimsky G and Chelimsky TC; Achalasia: A More Diffuse Disorder of the Autonomic Nervous System, or Just an Isolated Esophageal Disease? Clinical Autonomic Research 2000: 10:250.

Patel AR, Engstrom JE, Tusing LD, McNeeley K, Chelimsky TC; Lower Body Negative Pressure—An Alternative Test of Cardiovascular Autonomic Function. Clinical Autonomic Research 1999: 9:242.

Hsieh C, McNeeley K, and Chelimsky TC; The Standard Clinical Thermoregulatory Sweat Test Induces Maximum Physiologic Sweat Rates. Clinical Autonomic Research 1999: 9:238.

Chelimsky G, Tusing L, Chelimsky TC: The Deep Breathing Test Provides Maximal Heart Rate Responses at 6 Breaths/Minute.  Clinical Autonomic Research 1999: 9:241.

Chelimsky G, Chelimsky TC: Treatment Of Autonomic Dysfunction Resolving Gastrointestinal Symptoms In A Parent And Child. Clinical Autonomic Research 1999: 9:238.

McNeeley KM, Tusing L, Chelimsky TC.  Skin Blood Flow Response to Temperature and Ischemia.   Clinical Autonomic Research, 1995 5:341.

Chelimsky, G., Tusing, LD., McNeeley, KJ., Boyle, JT., Chelimsky, TC.  Generalized Autonomic Dysfunction in Children with Functional Abdominal Pain.  Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition, 1995:21, 336

Chelimsky, G., Chelimsky, TC., and Boyle, JT.  The Role of Autonomic Testing in Determining the Inheritance Pattern and Pathogenesis of Familial Achalasia.  Gastroenterology, 1995:108, A581

Chelimsky TC, Westbrook EL, Neal PJ: Electrophysiological Effect of Corticosteroids in Myotonia Muscle and Nerve 17:1122, 1994.

Weinberger LM, Chelimsky TC,  Rosenberg CE, Lee JH , Schaffer G. Baroreflex Modulation During Sleep Neurology 44:A315 (Suppl. 2), 1994.

Chelimsky, TC, Low, P. Naessens J. et al.  Reflex sympathetic dystrophy: clinical findings and autonomic testing in 407 patients.  Neurology, 1991;41:353.

Opfer-Gehrking T, Chelimsky TC and Low PA.  Quantitative sudomotor axon reflex test: comparison of sites and dose response relationship.  Neurology, 1989;39:319.

Chelimsky TC, and Low PA.  The pharmacology of the sudomotor axon reflex.  Neurology, 1988;38:224.

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