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Michigan, USA ME/CFS & Fibromyalgia Good Doctor List

(Last Revision: October 18, 2010)

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 ME/CFS and/or FM patients are clearly identified as being "Self-Referred".

DISCLAIMER: The "ME/CFS & Fibromyalgia 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.


Beverly Hills, MI
Martin Lerner, M.D.
Infectious Disease Specialist:
32804 Pierce Road
Beverly Hills, MI 48025
Tel: (248) 540-9866

Caro, MI
Edwin Pearce, M.D.
Ibraham Ahmed, N.D.
Community Bridges Integrated Healthcare
744 Hooper st.
Caro, MI. 48723
Tel: (989) 673-0031
(Note: Self-referred to the list. "Our clinic works specializes in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease, and Naturopathy. We concentrate on Fibromyalgia, Arthritis, Autism, Adult and Child ADD, nutrition and all medical issues. We also do detoxification to eliminate toxins. We work to build the immune system, working with an on site Infectious disease doctor. We serve all ages. We are accepting new patients.")

Flint, MI
Gerald Natzke, D.O.
Preventive & Family Care Centers
1044 Gilbert Street
Flint, MI 48532
Tel: (810) 733-3140 Fax: (810) 733-5623

Kevin B. Stachowiak, MSW, MA, LLP
Clinical Therapist
Genesys Hillside Center for Behavioral Services
2110 W. Hill Road
Flint, Michigan 48507
Tel: (810) 424-2400
Fax: (810) 239-2625
E-Mail: kstachowiak AT genesyspho.com
(Note: Self-referred to the list. "I am a psychotherapist in Flint, Michigan with years of expertise in treating individuals with CFS/FM.")

Grand Rapids, MI
Diane M. Denman, Ph.D.
3330 Claystone SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
Tel: 616-949-7460
("Dr. Denman is a neuropsychologist very familiar with both CFIDS and FM. Has a good understanding of cognitive problems associated with illnesses, also has a good understanding of what is mental health related and what is CFIDS and FM related. Is open-minded, very willing to learn more, and very supportive of CFIDS patients. Highly recommended. Also accepts Medicare, but unmet Medicare portion must be covered additionally with a Medicgpa or other policy.")

Kalamazoo, MI
Dr. Stephanie Heard, Psychiatrist
Guidance Clinic
2615 Stadium Drive
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Tel: (269) 343-1651
(FMS "Dr. Heard is a very compassionate doctor with a great desire to help people with fibromyalgia. She is involved in both research and treatment. She is the most knowledgeable person I have yet to meet on current research in fibromyalgia. When I first began seeing her, I could barely walk. I am now hiking 4 to six miles (in the Rockies ) on a regular basis. I encourage anyone struggling with fibromyalgia to see her.")

John A.Milcu, M.D.
Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Pain Management
Michigan Orthopedic Surgery and Rehabilitation, P.C.
1142 S. Rose St., Suite F
Kalamazoo, MI. 49001
Tel: 381-6440
(FMS. "I saw Dr Milcu while I was living in Michigan. He is a wonderful person and doctor; and he listens to his patients carefully... If I were still residing in MI, I would be seeing Dr. Milcu! I have CFS, Myofacial Pain and disabling Fibromyalgia." )

Livonia, MI
Irene C. Metro, M.D.
The Plymouth Integrative Medicine Center
36650 Five Mile Rd., Suite 100
Livonia, MI 48154
Tel: 734.432.1900
Web: doctormetro.com

Muskegon, MI
Dr. Ruth Walkotten. D.O.
Walkotten Wellness Center
433 Seminole Dr, #204
Muskegon, MI 49444
Tel: 231-733-1989
Fax: 231-739-7542
("Much of her time goes into research and she keeps abreast of current research by both attending and speaking at international conferences. I would highly recommend her. She has excellent people skills and is a close listener ... very easy to trust.")

Southfield, MI
Karen Keeler, ACSW
28336 Franklin Road # 5
Southfield, MI 48034
Tel: (810) 353-3359
(Very experienced w/FM; has many FM patients in her practice. Highly recommended. Experienced with hypnotherapy and psychotherapy. Also works with quit smoking, eating disorders, stress, etc.)

St Charles, MI
Dr. Royce Trippensee
423 W Belle Ave.
St Charles, MI 48655
Tel: (517) 865-9183
(Chiropractor - Experienced with FM & MPS. Each appt is approx. 45 minutes to one hour. Semi-retired so priced very reasonable. Has evening hours for those who work. Enjoys his clients.)

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