We are pleased to announce that the Jemsek Specialty Clinic is open for appointments!

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Jemsek Specialty Clinic

We are a leading infectious disease practice located in Washington, DC specializing solely in the evaluation and treatment of Lyme Disease (Lyme Borreliosis Complex) and its associated conditions.

We understand that this illness is extremely complex and much of the information available may be confusing or conflicting. We also deeply understand the suffering and frustration many of our patients and their families are likely to be experiencing.

Jemsek® Specialty Clinic is best known for its pioneering and health-restoring work (since 2000) treating even the most complex Lyme Disease (Lyme Borreliosis Complex) cases. We do this by following a unique and holistic five-step approach for diagnosis and treatment.

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The Jemsek Protocol®

The Jemsek Protocol®: Our holistic five-step approach to diagnosis and treatment of Lyme Disease.


Working Hours

Mon - Fri
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

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Our team is dedicated to meeting the diverse needs of our patients. The care team is comprised of medical assistants, administrative support, and disability support, all committed to helping you reach your health goals.

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Joseph G. Jemsek


Our Unmatched Track Record

Jemsek® Specialty Clinic has extensive experience in all facets of this complex illness, from diagnosis and treatment to education to research. Dr. Jemsek has 25 years’ experience and has treated over fifteen thousand patients from around the world, including individuals from all imaginable walks of life.

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At the Jemsek® Specialty Clinic, we strive to understand our patient’s issues at all levels. Quite simply, our mission is to bring all knowledge learned through years of experience and ongoing research to create an individualized and positive approach to each unique case.

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Our dedicated and patient-centered approach to care has resulted in an evolving understanding and appreciation of this extremely complex illness. Its diagnosis and treatment require proficiency across multiple medical disciplines.


Improve your health

Lyme Disease (Lyme Borreliosis Complex) has been shown to affect multiple body systems and often results in extensive and diverse symptoms and physical findings. At the time of your visit, we will evaluate your history for signs and symptoms through our comprehensive history and physical examination. As our patient, you will receive detailed reports after every visit detailing the next steps of your care plan.

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Our Happy Patients

What Our Patients Say


Lorna Brine

[Dr. Jemsek and his staff] offer the best care possible for Lyme patients. Dr. Jemsek understands Lyme. They have improved my life greatly.

Jane Dickerson

I am so grateful for the thorough and thoughtful care I have received at the Jemsek®Clinic. They are outstanding! I cannot recommend them highly enough. They are excellent!

Doug Buck

[Dr. Jemsek’s] staff are amazing, they are exceptionally thorough, and will answer what ever questions you have... The staff are friendly and very knowledgeable.

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