Linda Stapleford Bluestein, M.D. is a Volunteer Medical Advisor for EDS Wisconsin. Dr Bluestein recently opened Wisconsin Integrative Pain Specialists in Wausau, Wisconsin where she sees patients. She will see patients with or without an EDS diagnosis, and she is well-versed and educated in diagnosing EDS.

Kris Ferguson, M.D. is a Volunteer Medical Advisor for EDS Wisconsin. Dr. Ferguson sees patients in Antigo, Wisconsin at Langlade Hospital.

EDS Wisconsin is working on developing several Support Group Meetings, as well as both “Kids & Teens” and “Online” Support Group Meetings.


This diagnostic checklist was created by the Ehlers-Danlos Society. It can be printed to aid medical professionals to make a diagnosis.

CME Accredited Article on Hypermobility Disorders ‘Pain Management for Patients with Hypermobility Disorders: Frequently Missed Causes of Chronic Pain’ by Central Wisconsin’s very own Linda Stapleford Bluestein, MD.


American Journal of Medical Genetics Part C: Seminars in Medical GeneticsVolume 175, Issue 1, Version of Record online: 1 FEB 2017

The 2017 international classification of the Ehlers–Danlos syndromes

A Framework for the Classification of Joint Hypermobility and Related Conditions.