does anyone know of a good doctor in San Francisco/bay area, CA?

Discussion in 'Fibromyalgia Main Forum' started by lascot, Sep 27, 2006.

  1. lascot

    lascot New Member

    please tell me if anyone knows of a good doctor or group for treating FM? what about UCSF? i am so sick, i don't know what to do...

    any idea would be appreciated since i don't know how long i can keep this up...linda

    [i do have a rheu. doc but she is no help and i have a shrink but she is not much help either...they want to throw up their hands in frustration at me. it makes me feel even worse that i can't get better by what they say...]

    please, if you can, help me with some suggestions?
  2. lulu26

    lulu26 New Member

    I'm also looking for a doctor/pain clinic in Bay Area - so does anyone have some ideas?

  3. mrdad

    mrdad New Member

    I'm in S.F. and have had CFS for about three years. There
    is a source of Bay Area Docs And Pracs but I'm not fam-
    liar with any of them. Went to UCSF after waititng al-
    most four mos, for an appointment only to be told that
    they really don't know much about CFS, so I explained
    it to the "Specialist" rheumy as best I could! Sorry
    about the cynicism ! There are however, some people
    who deal with the problem, I'm tolded.(??)

    See: ca.htm

    There is also an Immunesupport group in S.F. if you would
    like access to the info.?? I have some specific names
    of people if you need them also but have not had any per-
    sonal experience with them. I believe other peo. here
    may have as well as know of other Docs etc. Look 4 their
    replies also. Sorry, sometimes I feel we are all in the
    same boat. Hope you get to feeling better and find some
    good help!!

  4. sascha

    sascha Member

    San Francisco. it meets the first Saturday of each month at California Pacific Medical Ceneter (Davies Campus) at Castro and Duboce sts., 2-4, in the North Tower, Rm. B2/3).

    people there have a lot of combined information on doctors and resources.

    e-mail address for inf:

    sorry i can't tell you anymore- sascha
  5. Adl123

    Adl123 New Member

    If you consider Los Gatos part of the Bay area, and if you can make it that far.

    His name is Dr. R.O Waiton, and he is on Almendra, right off the main street. He is on the "good Dr. " list for this board. He is a Nobel Lauriate and knows how to treat CFIDS, and Fibro. He is also a Rehab. specialist, he knows how to subilt things to SSI, and he is also very nice.

    [This Message was Edited on 09/28/2006]
  6. mrdad

    mrdad New Member

    We may have met at that Immunesupport group meeting in
    S.F. Are you new to it or have you been going for awhile?
    I new you were here somewhere in the vacinity. Read and
    replied to your Post last week an hope you are well on
    the road to feeling much better again! I'm in the Miss-
    ion Dist. basking in the SUNSHIRE! Hope you're in a
    warm spot also.


  7. lascot

    lascot New Member

    thank you for the doc ref in los is rather far from petaluma, where i live, but not that son lives down there so that would help.

    thank you for your support.
  8. 69mach1

    69mach1 New Member

    ilive in novato...i only have kaiser...hate it...

    but if i had my choice financially i would go to dr. tracy newkirk. in san rafael...

  9. lisagra

    lisagra New Member


    try gordon medical associates in santa rosa. may chronically ill patients go there with very good results.

    good luck

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