Patricia K. Coyle, MD, FAAN, FANA, is Vice Chair (Clinical Affairs) and Professor of Neurology, as well as Director of the Stony Brook Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Comprehensive Care Center. She earned her medical degree and completed her residency in neurology at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, MD, where she also completed a fellowship in neuroimmunology and neurovirology. Her areas of expertise include MS, neuroimmunology, and neurologic infectious disease (in particular, Lyme disease).
Dr. Coyle has held multiple leadership positions at the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, the American Academy of Neurology, the American Neurological Association, and the National MS Society. She has served as an adviser to the FDA and the Institute of Medicine. Dr. Coyle has received research funding from the NIH and the National MS Society, and is actively engaged in studies to understand and treat these diseases.