Dr. Linda Bluestein completed an anesthesiology residency at the Mayo Clinic and worked as an anesthesiologist for surgical procedures for 21 years before starting her own practice to focus on patients with hypermobility disorder, including Hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome. Dr. Bluestein opened her own practice, Wisconsin Integrative Pain Specialists, located in Weston, WI. Her practice focuses on the treatment of patients with chronic pain and hypermobility disorders (including Hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome). For many years, Dr. Bluestein has been a ballet dancer and she now greatly enjoys working with dancers to educate them about how to manage their bodies and symptoms, especially when they have hypermobility. Dr. Bluestein is certified in Performing Arts Medicine. Her husband is a urologist and she has two sons, one in college and the other working on his PhD, both in engineering.
Bachelor of Science – University of California, Irvine
Doctor of Medicine - University of California, Los Angeles
Anesthesiology Residency - Mayo Graduate School of Medicine
Kerry Gabrielson grew up in Wisconsin and was educated and trained as an attorney before symptoms from hEDS, MCAS, and POTS made it impossible to continue working full time. Kerry practiced as a commercial litigator (a trial lawyer for businesses) for five years prior to becoming disabled. She uses the skills she acquired as an attorney in the podcast to interview witnesses and guide discussion about topics of interest relating to hypermobility.
Bachelor of Arts - University of Wisconsin, Madison
Juris Doctor - University of Wisconsin, Madison