Greensboro NC

Discussion in 'Fibromyalgia Main Forum' started by judithmahw, Jan 5, 2007.

  1. judithmahw

    judithmahw New Member

    Any one able to make a MD recommendation for a sympathetic FM/CFS near greensboro? Thanks
  2. Lendy5

    Lendy5 New Member

    Hi, I live a little over an hour from Greensboro,NC and am not familar with one but I would recommend searching for a D.O. (doctor of osteopathy) in your area.

    Alot of members including me have good luck with them and I recently found one in Sanford that is willing to help.

    I have copied and pasted the listing from the Good Doctor List from here at Prohealth for North Carolina. I hope this helps.

    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:
    ("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
    Charles W. Lapp, M.D.
    Hunter-Hopkins Center
    10344 Park Road, Ste 300
    Charlotte, NC 28210
    Tel: (704) 543-9692
    Web site:
    (CFS/FMS specialist. Dr. Lapp has pioneered the diagnosis and treatment of CFS and FM for over 15 years.)

    Laura Black, MD
    Hunter-Hopkins Center
    10344 Park Road, Ste 300
    Charlotte, NC 28210
    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. 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.")

    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.)

    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!)

  3. judithmahw

    judithmahw New Member

    What a great list thank you very much!

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