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Finding a doctor who is caring and experienced can be a daunting process. This is particularly difficult if you have, or suspect you have, Fibromyalgia (FM) and/or Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME). I've compiled some useful links below to assist you in your search for a qualified doctor.

The FM/CFS/ME RESOURCES Doctor Database is provided as a convenience to our visitors. We have not verified any of the information provided herein as to the accuracy or professional standings. FM/CFS/ME RESOURCES does not assume responsibility, nor will we be liable for damages incurred from the use of, or reliance upon information in the Doctor Database.

Check On Your Doctor

There are many ways to check up on physicians in the United States. You can go to your local library, check with a physician referral service or surf the Internet. Below are additional options.

  • Your Health Insurance Plan
    Call your health insurer first to find out which health care providers are in your plan. Most Americans now have a limited number of providers they can see. If there aren't any suitable doctors in your plan, find out the plan's policy if you go "out of network."

  • American Medical Association (AMA)
    Through the AMA you can find out about a doctor's educational background and areas of medical specialty and whether or not the doctor is a member of the AMA. You can also check the American Medical Association Medical Directory at your local public library or bookstore.
    • Department of Physician Data Services
      515 N. State Street
      Chicago, IL 60616

  • American Board of Medical Specialties
    This organization will tell you whether a doctor is board certified or board eligible in a particular area. "Board certified" means the doctor has completed two additional years of training and passed a national examination. "Board eligible" means that the training, but not the test, has been completed.
    • 47 Perimeter Center East, Suite 350
      Atlanta, GA 30346

  • Health Grades
    This web site allows you to access critical background and performance information on doctors.

  • Doctor Reviews
    Rate a doctor, see doctor reviews. It's free, simple and private.
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