Pocomoke, MD (PRWEB) September 24, 2013
After announcing his vision in early 2013 of creating a nationwide network of physicians capable of providing effective treatment for mold-related illnesses, Dr. Ritchie Shoemaker has recently introduced another graduate of his certification process. Keith Berndtson, MD, of Park Ridge, Illinois, has become the fourth doctor certified in the Shoemaker Protocol.
Dr. Berndtson, a graduate of Rush Medical College, completed his residency in 1985 and has become a leading resource in the Midwest for Lyme disease patients. In 2007 he founded Park Ridge MultiMed in Park Ridge, Illinois. This integrative medicine practice specializes in the evaluation and treatment of persistent multisymptom, multisystem illnesses, such as Lyme. He has published peer reviewed articles and reviews that have appeared in the Journal of the American Medical Association and the Current Review of Alternative Medicine, among others.
“Dr. Berndston brings us another step closer to our goal of a nationwide network of physicians certified to effectively treat mold illness and other chronic disorders”, says Dr. Ritchie Shoemaker, renowned authority in mold and biotoxin related illnesses. “He will use this expertise in his evaluation and treatment of fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, CIRS, and other chronic illnesses.”
The Shoemaker Protocol is a step by step process using differential diagnosis and proven scientific fundamentals. It has been shown to be effective for treatment of Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome, mold and biotoxin-related illnesses.
About Dr. Ritchie Shoemaker – Ritchie Shoemaker, MD is an internationally recognized authority in the research, education, and patient care of biotoxin-related illnesses. He has treated over 6,000 patients, authored many peer reviewed papers, spoken by invitation at over 75 venues, and authored the widely read books Surviving Mold, and Mold Warriors. Having announced his retirement from active patient care in January 2013, he remains dedicated to developing a network of physicians certified in the Shoemaker Protocol, giving lectures, and continuing his research.