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Autonomic Disorders: Syncope, Dysautonomia and POTs
Wednesday, September 30, 2009 - 12 Noon (Eastern Time)

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Fredrick Jaeger, DO

  • Staff cardiologist
  • Cleveland Clinic Robert and Suzanne Tomsich Department of Cardiovascular Medicine

Autonomic disorders are neurological diseases in which the autonomic nervous system ceases to function properly. Syncope, Dysautonomia and POTs or Postural Tachycardia Syndrome are different forms of this disorder and are the most common. Over one million Americans are impacted with a primary autonomic system disorder and symptoms can include problems with the heart rate, blood pressure, body temperature and perspiration. Join us in a free online chat with Dr. Jaeger, the Director of the Cardiac Arrhythmia Monitoring Lab at Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Jaeger has a special interest in syncope and will provide answers to your questions about autonomic disorders.
Fredrick Jaeger, DO is the Medical Director of the Syncope Center. Dr. Jaeger is board-certified in cardiology and internal medicine and specializes in cardiac electrophysiology, with a special interest in syncope. He is a member of the Heart Rhythm Society, American Osteopathic Association, Sigma Pi Sigma and the American College of Osteopathic Internists. Dr. Jaeger is co-author of several book chapters and articles that focus on syncope and electrophysiology.
A graduate of the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, he completed his internal medicine residency at Brentwood Hospital and his fellowships in cardiovascular medicine and electrophysiology at Cleveland Clinic.

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