Still Looking for a CFS Doc in MD

Discussion in 'Fibromyalgia Main Forum' started by teachrtechr, Dec 14, 2006.

  1. teachrtechr

    teachrtechr New Member

    I live in the Baltimore/Cockeysville area and was recently diagnosed with CFS. I have probably had it a very long time. My PCP is one of those docs who don't really believe it exists so I'm looking for one who cares and will work with me. Any suggestions will be greatly appreciated!
  2. naturebaby

    naturebaby New Member

    Hiya,
    Have you checked out the Co-Cure "Good Doctors List" on this website? If not, click on the purple tab at the top of this page called "Doctor Referral", and then click on the "Good doctors list".

    The list is broken down by state/province/country and there are a quite a few there for Maryland. Hope this helps....

    wishing you well, nature
  3. teachrtechr

    teachrtechr New Member

    I've looked at that list in depth and I have two problems. The first is that my PCP from my youth, who I do trust, suggested I see a rheumatologist and none of those listed are rheumotologists. The second is that when I go into my Health Insurance Web Page to see if they are covered, phone numbers and addresses do not match. So if anyone has any specifics that they know are where they are supposed to be, I'd be thrilled to death to know who and where they are. :)

  4. winsomme

    winsomme New Member

    there is :

    Dr Ritchie Shoemaker

    www.moldwarriors.com

    i believe he does take insurance.

    Dr Jacob Teitelbaum

    www.endfatigue.com

    i don't know about insurance.


    i saw Dr Shoemaker some years ago. he is very dedicated to treating and figuring out CFS. he believs that there is a genetic susceptibility to neurotoxins (from mold, etc) in CFS and had alot of different treatments he tries and also does a lot of bloodwork.

    i don't know about Dr Teitelbaum, but i'm sure many people here have seen him. if write a post look ing for info in him i'm sure you'll get it.

    also, you might want to look at Lyme. you can find a Lyme specialist in your area in the "Flash Discussion" section of:

    www.lymenet.org

    thanks
    bill
  5. teachrtechr

    teachrtechr New Member

    Thanks so much! That's exactly what I was looking for. I actually bought Titlebaum's book this evening and another book about CFS to read. One of my severe allergies is to mold and the other is to dust. I'll definitely check them both out and I'm going to look into the Lyme thing as well. When I started having major problems, that was one thing my mom kept bringing up.

    Stumbling across this board has really been very helpful. It makes me realize that I really am not nuts!
  6. nightngale

    nightngale New Member

    Some one on the site said a Dr Michael Moriarty who is a rheumatologist is good, near St. Agnes I belive? 410-744-0661. I am going to try to see him next year where he is in my referral book. For 2007. I have also seen a Dr. James Bellor out of Columbia Maryland who is very supportive, if you want I can look up the number. Let me know!He is also a rheumatologist.
    [This Message was Edited on 12/18/2006]