Medical Advisory Board

The Mastocystosis Society, Inc. is a nonprofit volunteer organization guided by a board of medical advisors who donate their time and expertise in support of the TMS mission. They have agreed to act as a point of contact for other physicians and health care providers needing additional information about mastocytosis and mast cell activation disorders.

Ivan Alvarez-Twose, MD

Staff Physician and Clinical Coordinatro, Instituto de Estudios de Mastocitosis de Castilla La Mancha (CLMast)

Toledo, Spain

Phone: 0034-615-653-157


K. Frank Austen, MD (Honorary)

Astra Zeneca Professor of Respiratory and Inflammatory Diseases

Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Smith Building, Room 638

One Jimmy Fund Way

Boston, MA 02115


Phone: 617-525-1300  Fax: 617-525-1310

Patrizia Bonadonna, MD

Allergy and Immunology Clinic

Responsible for Hymenoptera venom allergy, drug allergy and allergy diseases

Multidisciplinary Outpatient Clinic of Mastocytosis

Allergy Department

Verona General and University Hospital

Piazzale Stefani 1

Verona, Italy


Phone: +390458122556  Fax: +390458122048

Joseph Butterfield, MD

Co-Director, Mayo Clinic Center of Excellence for Mast Cell and Eosinophil Disorders

W15-B Mayo Clinic

200 SW 1st Street

Rochester, MN 55905


Phone: 507-284-9077  Fax: 507-284-0902

Mariana Castells, MD, PhD

Associate Director, Mastocytosis Center of Excellence

Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Allergy and Clinical Immunology

850 Boylston Street, Suite 540

Chestnut Hill, MA 02467


Phone: 617-732-9850

Fax: 617-731-2748

Madeleine Duvic, MD

Professor and Deputy Chair, Dermatology, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center

1515 Holcombe Blvd, Unit 1452


Phone: 713-745-4615  Fax: 713-745-3597

Luis Escribano, MD, PhD, Director

Coordinator, Spanish Network on Mastocytosis (REMA) Associated Research, Servicio de Citometria, Centro de Investigacion del Cancer, Universidad de Salamanca

Salamanca, Spain


Tracy I. George, MD

Professor of Pathology

University of Utah

Executive Director, Clinical Trials and PharmaDx

Medical Director, Hematopathology

ARUP Laboratories

500 Chipeta Way

Salt Lake City, UT 84108


Office: 801-583-2787

*does not see patients directly

Jason Gotlib, MD, MS

Associate Professor of Medicine (Hematology), Director, Stanford Hematology Fellowship Program, Director, MPN Center

Stanford Cancer Institute

875 Blake Wilbur Drive, Room 2324

Stanford, CA 94305-5821


Phone: 650-725-0744  Fax: 650-724-5203

Matthew Hamilton, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Division of Gastroenterology

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

75 Francis St.

Boston, MA 02115


Phone: 617-732-6389  Fax: 617-566-0338

Olivier Hermine, MD, PhD

Unviersite Sorbonne Paris Cite

Department of Clinical Hematology

National Center of Mastocytosis

Hopital Necker

149-161 Rue de Sevres 75015

Paris, France

Laboratory of Ceullular and Molecular Mechanisms of Hematological Disorders and Therapeutic Implications

INSERM U 1163 / CNRS ERL 8254

Labex on Red Cell and Iron Metabolism

Institut IMAGINE (Lab 215-217)

24 Boulevard du Montparnasse

75015 Paris, France


Tel: 33-1-44-49-52-82 (office)

Nicholas Kounis, MD, PhD

Patras Highest Institute of Education and Technology

Professor of Medicine in Cardiology

Department of Medical Sciences

7 Aratou St.

Queeen Olgas Square

Patras 26221, Greece


Phone: +302610279579  Fax: +302610279579

Anne Maitland, MD, PhD

Asst. Professor, Dept. of Medicine and Dept. of Otolaryngology

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine – Allergy & Clinical Immunology

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

New York, NY 10029

Medical Director, Comprehensive Allergy & Asthma Care, PLLC

200 South Broadway, Suite 104

Tarrytown, NY 10591


Phone: 914-631-3283  Fax: 914-337-8204

Larry Schwartz, MD, PhD

Internal Medicine: Rheumatology, Allergy, and Immunology

Virginia Commonwealth University

P.O. Box 980263

1250 East Marshall Street

Richmond, VA 23298


Phone: 804-828-9685  Fax: 804-828-0283

Theoharis Theoharides, MD, PHD

Professor of Pharmacology and Internal Medicine

Tufts University School of Medicine

136 Harrison Avenue

Boston, MA 02111


Phone: 617-636-6866  Fax: 617-636-2456

Megha M Tollefson, MD

Assistant Professor of Dermatology and Pediatrics

Mayo Clinic

200 First Street SW

Rochester MN 55905


Phone: 507-284-3579  Fax: 507-284-2072

Celalettin Ustun, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine

Department of Medicine

Division of Hematology, Oncology and Cell Therapy

Rush University

1725 West Harrison Street, Suite 836

Chicago, IL 60612


Phone: 888-352-7874 (appointment line)

Peter Valent, MD

Department of Internal Medicine I Division of Hematology and Hemostaseology

University of Vienna

Währinger Gürtel 18-20

A-1090 Vienna, Austria


Phone: +43-1 40400 -5488 or -6086  Fax: +43 1 40400 4030

Srdan Verstovsek, MD, PhD

Associate Professor

Leukemia Department

MD Anderson Cancer Center

1515 Holcombe Blvd, Unit 428

Houston, TX 77030


Phone: 713-792-7305  Fax: 713-794-4297


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