Amelia Withington, MD

Medical Advisory Board
Philadelphia, PA
Psychiatrist

Biography

Dr. Amelia Withington is a psychiatrist on staff at the Crozer-Chester Medical Center in Upland, Pennsylvania. She has Morgellons, and treats patients from across the country with Morgellons. Dr. Amelia Withington was born and raised in Concord, MA. While a student at Williams College she collaborated with members of the staff at the Federal Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to become the first author of the book Teenage Sexual Health. After graduating from medical school at the University of Texas-Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, she completed her residency at the Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia. In 1995 she joined the staff of Friends Hospital, the nation’s oldest freestanding psychiatric hospital, where she served in a variety of inpatient and outpatient settings for the next decade. In 2006, Dr. Withington became a staff psychiatrist at the Crozer-Chester Medical Center in Chester, PA, where she has continued her outpatient practice in ambulatory clinic, community mental health, and special needs settings. In 2007 she collaborated on an international diagnostic manual for patients with developmental and intellectual disabilities and psychiatric symptoms, the DM-ID. She helped to establish a specialty clinic for patients and families with Fragile X Syndrome at the Elwyn Institute in Media, PA. Dr. Withington is currently working on a book about her experiences with Morgellons Disease.

Abstract

Topic: “Presentation of a Case Study in which multiple infections coexist in a Morgellons patient and are treated using a combination of Western and Complementary Medicine by a Lyme-Literate Physician”

This presentation follows the case history and symptoms presented at last year’s Morgellons conference. There will be a summary of which tests which were ordered, the results obtained, and implementation of the individualized treatment plan which led to significant, sustained relief for a practicing physician-patient with Morgellons Disease.

Last years conference presentationhere.