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Florida, USA ME/CFS & FM Good Doctor List

(Last Revision: May 2, 2011)

Additions and deletions to Co-Cure Moderators

This document represents, primarily, a listing of doctors as recommended by and for CFS/CFIDS/FM patients; sorted by country, state/province/region, and city. Any physicians who has asked to be included because of their personal experience with CFS and/or FM patients are clearly identified as being "Self-Referred".

DISCLAIMER: The "ME/CFS & FM Good Doctor List" is provided as a convenience to CFS/CFIDS/FM patients. Co-Cure has not verified any of the information submitted for the purpose of inclusion on this list and provided herein as to accuracy nor professional standings. As always, patients should check with local/regional agencies that monitor physicians prior to engaging services/treatment.

NOTE: This list is not to be reproduced in part or whole with the intention of use for profit.


Altamonte Springs, FL
Dr. Joseph DeLuca
417 Centerpoint Circle - Suite 1747
Altamonte Springs, FL 32701
Tel: (407) 862-5959
Fax: (407) 774-5573
("He receives 'The CFIDS Chronicle' and tries to keep up with the newest innovations as much as possible. Altamonte Springs is a suburb of Orlando.")

Dr. Robert Demetree
Chiropractic Physician
797 W. St. Rd. 434
Altamonte Springs, FL  32714
Tel: (407) 862-7272
("Dr. Robert Demetree specializes in FMS.  He gives monthly lectures ["learn sessions"] in various topics dealing with FMS, as well as hosting a support group.") 

Boca Raton, FL
Dr. Philippe Saxe
Arthritis Associates of South Florida
9980 Central Park Blvd N.
Boca Raton, FL 33428
Tel: (561) 483-1100
("Rheumatology practice; Special gift for FMS patients - he is up to date on the most recent treatments and medications.")

Dr. Holly W. Pomeranz, D.O.
950 Glades Rd., Suite 5
Boca Raton, FL 33431
Tel: (561) 395-2700 (800) 492-4448
(Runs the clinic with Dr Van Cleave [below]. She is excellent!)

Delray Beach, FL
Dr. Steven Croft
Arthritis Associates of South FL
5130 Linton Blvd Ste F-1
Delray Beach, FL 33484
Tel: (561)495-0600
(Rheumatology practice; Special gift for FMS patients)

Fort Myers, FL
Kenneth J. Galang, M.D.
2745 Swamp Cabbage Ct.
Fort Myers, FL 33901
3616 Broadway
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Tel: (239) 936-6778 Ext. 203, and ask for Jennifer to make appointments
(Dr. Galang is board certified in internal medicine and in physical medicine and rehabilitation. He specializes in treating FMS and related conditions, including CFIDS and IBS.
"Dr. Galang is my FMS/CFIDS specialist and has helped me greatly. He is very kind, knowledgeable, and listens to his patients. He is interested in the newest treatments for our illnesses.")

Hollywood, FL
Charles Kahn, M.D.
4700 "C" Sheridan Street
Hollywood, FL. 33021
Tel: (954) 961-3252

Herbert Pardell, D.O.
4330 Sheridan St.
Hollywood, FL 33021
Tel: (954) 987-4455
(Recommended by the Florida CFIDS Association.)

Jupiter, FL
Robert J. Friedman, MD
Headache & Pain Center of Palm Beach
1015 W. Indiantown Rd. #202
Jupiter, Fl 33458
Tel: 561-842-PAIN
Web site: palmbeachpain.com
[Note: Dr. Friedman is self-referred to the list."I treat FM patients compassionately."]

Lake Worth, FL
Robert J. Friedman, MD
Headache & Pain Center of Palm Beach
7408 Lake Worth Rd.
Lake Worth FL 33467
Tel: 561-842-PAIN
Web site: palmbeachpain.com
[Note: Dr. Friedman is self-referred to the list."I treat FM patients compassionately."]

Largo, FL
Dr Matthew Cusumano
Florida Physical Medicine
2200 W Bay Dr
Largo, FL 33770
Tel: (727) 518-2977

Marco Island, FL
Dr. Richard A. Saitta
1010 Barfield Dr.
Marco Island, FL 34145
Tel: (941) 642-8488
("He has been treating CFS and Fibro patients for over 10 years.")

Miami, FL
Dr. Tamar Ference
Rehabilitation Medicine Unit
University of Miami Hospitals and Clinics (UMHC)
1475 NW 12th St., 1st Floor
Miami, FL 33136
Tel: 305/243-4569

Nancy G. Klimas, M.D.
1201 N.W. 16th Street
c/o VA Medical Center - 200 BMRC
6th Floor - Section 6D
Miami, Florida 33125
Tel: (305) 575-7129
Fax: (305) 575-7133
(Nationally known CFS specialist and researcher.)

Rockledge, FL
Dr. James A. Aurand, M.D.
Suntree Family Practice
3140 Suntree Boulevard, Suite 5
Rockledge, Florida 32965
Tel: (321) 242-7353
("Dr. Aurand is a Board Certified Family Practitioner and I found him after 11 years of searching. His wife has the condition and he is very aware of the life we lead and is sympathetic to our problems and tries hard to help. He has not 'cured' me but he has brought me closer to a normal life. I have blessed him for the last 2 years.")

Tampa, FL
Dr. Robert Casanas
3218 Azeele
Tampa, Florida
Tel: (813) 876-7523

Winter Park, FL
Dr. John B. Hudson
and Ralph de St. Aubin, R.N.
Family Practice
2071 Dundee Drive
Winter Park, FL 32792
Tel: (407) 740-8688

Drs. Prichard and Falcone
Neuropsychological Associates of Central Florida
1155 Louisiana Avenue, Suite 110
Winter Park, FL 32789
Tel: (407) 740-0134
("Both Dr. Hudson and Drs. Prichard and Falcone are familiar with the problems associated with trying to seek a proper diagnosis for Chiari, a subset of people with chronic fatigue syndrome and/or fibromyalgia. The neuropsychologist is a vital link for 'catching' chiari diagnosis as many times people are sent to a psychologist because the medical community does not catch the problem and attributes symptoms to pyschological reasons. The family doctor and his R.N. assistant listed can help guide people through the MRI diagnsosis process.")

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