Joseph Burrascano, MD

Dr. Joseph Burrascano

Tick Boot Camp Podcast
Dr. Joseph Burrascano was featured on the Tick Boot Camp Podcast:


Lyme Literate Medical Doctor (LLMD)
Dr. Burrascano is one of the top specialists in the diagnosis and treatment of Lyme disease and associated complex infectious diseases and the chronic illnesses that accompany them. He ran his medical practice for decades in East Hampton, New York, and he is now retired from clinical practice.

Public Outreach
With over three decades of clinical experience and research in this field, Dr. Burrascano has appeared in and on virtually every form of media, has advised the CDC and NIH, testified before the United States Senate, an armed services joint subcommittee, and at various governor’s councils. A founding Board Member of the International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society (ILADS), he also served as a Director of the ILADS Educational Foundation.

Dr. Burrascano graduated from the NYU School of Medicine with a specialty in Internal Medicine.

Career Transition
Dr. Burrascano left clinical practice in 2006 to enter the biotech space. However, he continues to be active in educating practitioners and the public on issues related to tick-borne diseases. He is an active writer and ghostwriter and has authored or edited articles (both lay and peer-reviewed), book chapters, whole textbooks, web page content, public relations releases, book reviews, and more. In addition, he serves on the editorial review board for several medical journals.

Current Work
He currently works full-time as a project analyst and manager for a private biotech company, helping to bring advanced technologies and treatments out of the lab and into general use. In addition, he is a clinical advisor for a specialty diagnostic lab, and his lifelong interest in nutrition has resulted in his ongoing consultative work with various nutritional supplement suppliers.