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About Us

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Established in 1989, the Lyme Disease Diagnostic Center team is at the forefront of Lyme Disease diagnosis, treatment and research.  Our physicians, nurses and staff are pioneers and leaders in the field and are dedicated to successfully diagnosing and treating our patients, and in continuing to understand and improve the identification of and treatments for Lyme Disease and other tick-borne illnesses.


Gary P. Wormser, M.D., Founder, Lyme Disease Diagnostic Center
Professor of medicine, chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases and vice chairman of the Department of Medicine, New York Medical College;  Chief of the Section of Infectious Diseases and Director and Founder of the Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program, Westchester Medical Center

Dr. John Nowakowski, associate professor of Medicine, New York Medical College

Carol Scavarda, R.N., B.S.N. – Administrator
Donna McKenna, N.P.
Denise Cooper, B.S. - Laboratory Scientist