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North Carolina, USA ME/CFS & Fibromyalgia Good Doctor List

(Last Revision: January 31, 2010)

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This document represents, primarily, a listing of doctors as recommended by and for ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia 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 ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia 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.


NORTH CAROLINA, USA ME/CFS & Fibromyalgia GOOD DOCTOR LIST

Chapel Hill, NC
Alan Spanos M.D., M.A.
Blue Ridge Clincal Associates
1829 East Franklin Street
Franklin Square Building 200-A
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Tel: (919) 967-2927 Fax: (919) 967-1705
Web site: www.blueridgeclinical.com
("Wonderful doctor. Pain Specialist and CFIDS/FM well-versed. Must have a Primary Care Physician who will collaborate as your first line doctor.")

Charlotte, NC
Laura Black, MD
Hunter-Hopkins Center
7421 Carmel Executive Park, Suite 320
Charlotte, NC 28226
Tel: (704) 543-9692
("I am a board certified Family Practitioner and practice medical acupuncture. Last September (2001) I joined Dr. Charles Lapp in practice at the Hunter-Hopkins center in Charlotte, NC. I have very much enjoyed making a new career helping people with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, Multiple Chemical Sensitivities, food intolerances, and a variety of other poorly understood, but frequently devastating illnesses.")

Dr. Sally Duffy
Southpark Behavioral Medicines Specialists
Medical and Health Psychology
Chronic Pain, Coping with Illness, Anxiety Disorders, Stress, PTSD
6845 Fairview Road
Charlotte, NC 28210
Tel: 704-442-9065
Web site: www.DrSallyDuffy.com
("Dr. Sally Duffy has been working with me on my Fibromyalgia through behavioral therapy. She has coordinated with Dr. Glenn McCain, the rheumatologist whom I found from your Good Doctor’s List. I consider myself to be fortunate to have found a team of doctors who work together so well.")

Charles W. Lapp, M.D.
Hunter-Hopkins Center
7421 Carmel Executive Park, Suite 320
Charlotte, NC 28226
Tel: (704) 543-9692
Web site: www.drlapp.net
E-Mail: drlapp@drlapp.net
(CFS/FMS specialist. Dr. Lapp has pioneered the diagnosis and treatment of CFS and FM for over 15 years.)

Dr. Glenn McCain
Southeast Arthritis Care Center
120 Providence Road
Charlotte, NC 28207
Tel: (704) 316-1951
(FMS. "I've had fibromyalgia for over 10 years, and he's the best rheumatologist I've seen.")

Dr. Marcus Schuster
Schuster Chiropractic Office
4832 Park Road Suite J
Charlotte NC 28209
Tel: (704) 561-9494
Web site: www.schusterchiropractic.com
E-Mail: DrSchuster@Schusterchiropractic.com
("Dr. Marcus Schuster has been working with me on my Fibromyalgia through physical therapy. He has coordinated with Dr. Glenn McCain, the rheumatologist whom I found from your Good Doctor’s List. I consider myself to be fortunate to have found a team of doctors who work together so well.")

Neal Speight, M.D.
Center for Wellness
2317 Randolph Road
Charlotte, NC 28207
Tel: (704) 334-8447

Dr. Wheeler
Pain and Neurology
Charlotte Spine Center
Suite 210 Randolph Road
Charlotte NC 28207
Tel: (704) 333-8410
FMS ("He sits and listens and really seems to know what is what about fibromyalgia.")

Hendersonville, NC
Jorge D. Flechas, M.D.
80 Doctors Drive, #3
Hendersonville, NC 28792
Tel: (828) 684-3233
("Hendersonville is near Asheville, NC, in the far western part of the state. Dr. Flechas specializes in CFIDS and FMS.">

Hickory, NC
Hans C. Hansen, M.D.
27 13th Avenue NE
Hickory, NC 28601
Tel: (828) 261-0467 or (828) 328-1493
alternate phone # in Statesville, NC is (704) 838-7092
(Treats Fibromyalgia & chronic pain.)

Dr. Brad Shook
Alliance Chiropractic Center
901 Hwy 321 NW, Ste 134
Hickory, NC 28601
Tel: 828 324-0800
Fax: 888 216-0613
Web Site: www.alliancechiropracticcenter.com
("I've suffered with fibromyalgia for 8 years and Dr. Shook was the first doctor to make a difference in my quality of life. ' He practices chiropractic neurology and has a completely different approach from the other chiropractors I've been to.")

Sanford, NC
Bob Patterson, M.D.
c/o The Family Doc - Diagnostic and Wellness Center
1503 Elm Street - Suite E
Sanford, North Carolina 27330
Tel: (919) 776-3750 Fax: (919) 776-3760
(Note: Self-referred to the list. "I am a family doc who has worked with significant numbers of patients with fibromyalgia, for about 18 years, ie. before we called it fibromyalgia. I enjoy my relationships with patients, and find them a group that I feel I can help. My total number of patients seen over the years tops 1000!)

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