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Eboni Cornish, MD

Eboni Cornish, MD

Medical Advisory Board
Leesburg, VA
Five Stones Integrative Functional Medicine

Biography

Completing her training in Family Medicine at Georgetown University in February of 2011, Dr. Cornish graduated from Brown University undergraduate Phi Beta Kappa and Brown University medical school. She joined Internal Medicine of Northern Virginia with a passion for managing the challenges facing patients dealing with complex medical conditions.

As a Howard Hughes Medical Fellow, Dr. Cornish conducted translational research at the National Human Genome Research Institute of NIH. She was an apprentice in the laboratory of Francis Collins, M.D Ph.D. the current director of NIH. Under his leadership, she analyzed genetic associations of chronic illnesses.

Abstract

Topic: Applying Functional Medicine in the Treatment of Morgellons Disease

The treatment of Morgellons Disease requires an evidence based comprehensive approach which incorporates functional medicine as well as traditional strategies of healing. Due to the fact that this disease encompasses multiple systems, an all-encompassing treatment approach is imperative for long term relief and stability. Functional medicine provides the context within which to fully address the needs of my complex patient population. I have found it to be important to place emphasis on how areas of function medicine influences the personalized treatment of a Morgellons patient. This presentation will provide a comprehensive approach in the treatment of this disorder. We will understand the role of environment, genetics , nutrition and infections can play in Morgellons disease.