Alena Guggenheim, ND, is an assistant professor of anesthesiology and perioperative medicine at Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, OR. Guggenheim specializes in the care of children and adults with chronic pain and joint hypermobility disorders. She enjoys working with patients with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome and associated complex symptoms. She likes to help patients navigate healthcare options and empower them to make informed decisions. When not seeing patients Guggenheim enjoys spending time in nature with her family and riding horses.