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Massachusetts, USA ME/CFS & FMS Good Doctor List

(Last Revision: May 22, 2010)

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

DISCLAIMER: The "ME/CFS & FMS 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.


Arlington, MA
Glen Rothfeld, M.D.
American Whole Health
180 Massachusetts Ave # 303 Arlington MA
Tel: (781) 641-1901
("He founded his practice (recently merged into AWH) as a community clinic with emphasis on holistic medicine. He follows the CFIDS literature, and is willing and able to try a variety of approaches including nutrition, acupuncture, and experimental therapies.

Brighton, MA
John D. Bordiuk, M.D.
Internal and Complementary Medicine (Holistic)
214 Market Street
Brighton, MA 02135
Tel: (617) 787-3511
Fax: (617) 787-5045
("He believes in the whole mind/body connection and uses treatments that a traditional doc would balk at. He lectures to medical students on the complementary approaches of allopathic and traditional medicine. I recommend him highly.)

Newton, MA
Jeanne Hubbuch, MD
288 Walnut St, Suite 420
Newton, MA 02460
Tel: (617) 965-7770
fax: (617) 965-7378
("She treats many CFS/FMS patients, follows the literature closely, and is open to trying new and alternative treatments.")

Northampton, MA
Barry D. Elson, M.D.
52 Maplewood Shops
Old South St.
Northampton, MA 01060
Tel: (413) 584-7787
(Note: Self-referred to this list)
("I specialize in diagnosing and treating chronic illnesses, especially chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia. I use both conventional and complementary approaches, including nutritional supplementation (oral, intramuscular, and intravenous, when indicated). We have special facilities for dealing with myofascial and fibromyalgic pain, heavy metal toxicity, and allergies (food, inhalant, and chemical).")

Sandwich, MA
Ramon Espinosa
441 Rte 130
Sandwich, MA 02563
Tel: (508) 833-1569
(Practices Internal Medicine. Not CFIDS Specialist but follows research, is sympathetic, rejects psych dx, respects symptoms, respects patient research and is open to new treatments. Also he is an excellent documenter of symptoms and clinical procedures which helps with disability claims.) CFS (He refers patients with fibromyalgia to other doctors.)

Wellesley, MA
Joanne Borg-Stein, MD
Medical Director
Spaulding & Newton-Wellesley Hospital Rehab Center
65 Walnut Street
Wellesley, MA 02181
Tel: (781) 431-9144
("Joanne is an excellent doc, versed in fms/cfs/mps. She listens, and she treats her patients like they are a part of the 'team'. For a 'traditional' doc, she's the best in my book.")

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