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New York, USA ME/CFS & Fibromyalgia Good Doctor List

(Last Revision: September 28, 2009)

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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 & 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.


NEW YORK, USA ME/CFS & FIBROMYALGIA GOOD DOCTOR LIST

Bronx, NY
Assumpta Madu, M.D., Pharm D
1650 Selwyn Avenue
Bronx, NY 10469
Tel: (718) 590-1800

Brooklyn, NY
David Borenstein, MD
866 East 29th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11210
Tel: 718-758-1650
Web site: www.davidborensteinmd.com
(Note: Self-referred to the list. "I have treated CFS/Fibromyalgia patients with great results. I am board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and certified in Acupuncture.")

Dr. Dayi Qin (pronounced Chin)
Acupuncture
1906 Kings Highway, 2nd floor
Brooklyn, NY 11229
Tel: 718-627-6812
M-F 2pm-8pm, Sat & Sun 10am-2pm
("While Dr. Qin doesn't specialize in CFS or Fibro treatment, he is a highly skilled acupunturist who is also very kind and will schedule appointments 7 days a week outside of his normal afternoon-evening office hours if you need it. He was a cardiologist and acupuncturist in China and a professor and acupuncture researcher in Japan. He told us that his understanding of my daughter's severe migrating pain is that it is neurological. His treatments have helped both of us, particularly with the symptoms of depression relating to having and being the caretaker of someone with a chronic, painful illness.")

Dr. Kenneth J. Santiamo, D.C.
458 Bay Ridge Parkway
Brooklyn, NY 11209
Tel: (718) 238-4284 Fax: (718) 238-7129
Wednesday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
(Dr. Santiamo is dedicated to helping those in pain. He's on the leading edge of chiropractic for fibromyalgia, and he's top of the line!)

Clifton Park, NY
Dr. Richard J. Herbold
Crescent Chiropactic
140 Lapp Road
Clifton Park, New York 12065
Tel: (518) 371-6431
(I was diagnosed with CFIDS 1 1/2 years ago.....sleeping 16 1/2 hours a day. This D.C. has turned my life around. I am NOT 100% but I would venture to say that I am 90% better. He is a Chiropactor, clinical nutritionist, and kinesologist. He is located 20 miles north of Albany, New York. [The Capital Region] )

Copiague, NY
Dr. Gary Cullin
Harbor Chiropractic PC
1020 Montauk Highway
Copiague, NY 11726
Tel: (631) 842-2424
Fax: (631) 842-2082
(Note: Self-referred to the list. Offers care for fibromyalgia patients.)

Eastchester, NY
Dr. Zimbardo, DC, CCSP, DIACN
Chiropractor
274 White Plains Road
Eastchester, NY 10709
Tel: 914-337-3737
("Dr. Z is the BEST chiropractor either I or my daughter have ever used. He has degrees in neurology and sports medicine as well as chiropractic. My daughter, who has been diagnosed with both CFS and Fibromyalgia, finds that he definitely helps her with pain management and feeling generally more healthy. His office is extremely efficient and while you can make an appointment, he has 4 treatment rooms and most patients simple show up on a first-come, first-served basis, so there is never any stress related to last minute or missed appointments. We find the wait time less than for many "regular" doctor visits.")

Hicksville, NY
David Borenstein, MD
349 W. Old Country Road
Hicksville, NY 11801
Tel: 516-749-6447
Web site: www.davidborensteinmd.com
(Note: Self-referred to the list. "I have treated CFS/Fibromyalgia patients with great results. I am board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and certified in Acupuncture.")

Lockport, NY
Dr. Edgar Bassig
6000 Brockton Dr.
Lockport, NY 14094
Tel: (716) 433-3817
FMS ("He knows how to manage fibromyalgia and is of a most compassionate nature.")

Middletown, NY
Dr. Michael Raucci
130 Dolson Ave. (Playtogs Plaza)
Middletown, New York 10940
Tel: (914) 344-1852
(Dr. Raucci is a wonderful caring Chiropractor who, amongst other specialties, is a member of the Fibromyalgia Network of Doctors. As of 4/1/98 he will be opening the Alternative Health Center in the Wallkill Plaza S/C, Rt. 211 East, Middletown, NY 10940 - (914-341-1115 effective 3/15/98)

New York, NY
Dr. Derek Enlander, M.D.
860 Fifth Ave.
New York, NY 10021
Tel: (212) 794-2000 or (212) 794-9588 or (516) 878-4840
(He is an internist and has over 800 CFIDS/FMS patients. He also has an office on Long Island as well. 212-794-2000.)

Susan Levine, M.D.
115 E 72nd St.
New York, NY 10021
Tel: (212) 472-4816

Zinaida Pelkey, DO
32 West 96th Street, Garden Apt. A
New York, NY 10025
Tel: (212) 662-6560
(Applied Osteopathy [Craniosacral Osteopathy]. She treats infants, children and adults. She is a caring, compassionate, knowledgable D.O. and a wonderful human being. She was the first medical person I met whose insurance form had "CFIDS" on it. She has treated many CFIDS patients.)

Roslyn, NY
Dr. Roger Mazlen
30 Middle Neck Rd
Roslyn, New York 11576
Tel: (516) 869-0717
Website: www.drmazlen.com/
(He is very caring and compassionate and is dedicated to the fight against CFS.)

Staten Island, NY
Dr. Kenneth J. Santiamo, D.C.
4268 Richmond Ave.
Staten Island, NY 10312
Tel: (718) 317-1325 Fax: (718) 317-1306
Monday & Thursday 9:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Saturday 8:00 a.m. to noon.
(Dr. Santiamo is dedicated to helping those in pain. He's on the leading edge of chiropractic for fibromyalgia, and he's top of the line!)

Stony Brook, NY
Fred Friedberg, PhD
Putnam Hall/South Campus
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-8790
Tel: (631) 632-8252
E-mail: fred.friedberg@stonybrook.edu
Web site: www.lifebalance7.com
(Comment sent to Co-Cure from a patient's mother: "My daughter, who has CFS, generally hates psychologists and therapists. However, on the recommendation of Dr. Natelson, she began seeing Dr. Friedberg over 2 years ago. We find him to be knowledgeable, compassionate, practical and flexible. When she is not able to meet with him in person, she makes use of the availability of phone consultations/sessions. He is quite wonderful. Our in-person consults with him take place in central Connecticut."

From Dr. Friedgherg: "I am a psychologist in private practice and CFS researcher. I do specialize in CFS, fibromyalgia, and multiple chemical sensitivty. I do a fair amount of phone consultations as well.
"My approach is to help patients achieve a healthy balance between activity, rest, and lesiure. This is done through teaching active relaxation skills, sleep improvement techniques, stress reduction, pacing and low level activity schedules, and increasing good social support.
"I have new book out: Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: 7 Steps to Less Pain and More Energy (2006; New Harbinger).")

 

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