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Ginger R. Savely, DNP, MEd, FNP-C, ACN

Ginger R. Savely, DNP, MEd, FNP-C, ACN

Medical Advisory Board
Washington, DC
Family Nurse Practitioner, Doctorate in Nursing Practice


Dr. Ginger Savely is a Family Nurse Practitioner with a Doctorate Degree in Nursing Practice from Case Western Reserve University where she was honored with the Dean’s Legacy Award for her research on Morgellons disease. Dr. Savely is a certified applied clinical nutritionist and uses an integrative approach to patient care. She has treated thousands of Lyme disease patients and over 800 Morgellons disease patients since she began specializing in these diseases 14 years ago. Patients come to her Washington, DC office from literally all over the world.

Dr. Savely was one of the first people in the US to advocate for Morgellons disease and to assert that the disease was not psychiatric but infectious in nature. She was honored with the Texas Nurse Practitioner of the Year Award in 2004 when practicing in Texas and the American Association of Nurse Practitioners Award for State Excellence in Washington, DC in 2014.

Dr. Savely is considered to be one of the top experts in the United States on the diagnosis and treatment of tick-borne diseases and Morgellons Disease. She speaks and publishes frequently on both topics and is a referral source for practitioners around the U.S. Dr. Savely has been on the advisory boards of the California and Texas Lyme Disease Associations, The Morgellons Research Foundation and The Charles E. Holman Morgellons Disease Foundation.

Dr. Savely's book, Morgellons: The Legitimization of a Disease, is now available in paperback and Kindle on Amazon.


Topic: Objective Findings in Morgellons Disease

Seeing is believing and those who take the time to examine a patient thoroughly will be unable to deny the consistent unusual objective findings in patients with Morgellons disease. This presentation demonstrates the appearance of many of these physical abnormalities. Documentation of these findings is crucial for establishing a clinical case definition for this yet-to-be recognized disease.