Support For ME/CFS
Bateman Horne Center, Salt Lake City, UT
Lucinda Bateman, M.D., Founder and Medical Director
24 South 1100 East, Suite 205
Salt Lake City, UT 84102
An infectious disease specialist that studies the role of enteroviral infections in ME.
23560 Crenshaw Blvd. #101
Torrance, CA 90505
Tel (310) 784-5880
Charles Lapp, M.D. Founder and Director Emeritus of Hunter-Hopkins Center, Physician
Vincent Hillman, M.D., Director, Physician
Dr. Laura Black, Staff Physician
7421 Carmel Executive Park Dr
Charlotte, NC 28226
Institute for Neuro Immune Medicine, Nova Southeastern University
Nancy Klimas, M.D., Director
Irma Rey, M.D., Director of Medical Education
Maria Vera, M.D.
Violetta Renesca, A.R.N.P.
Irina Rozenfeld, A.R.N.P.
Ft. Lauderdale/Davie Location
3440 South University Drive
Ft Lauderdale, Fl 33328
8501 SW 124th Ave,
Miami, Fl 33183
Children's Center Chronic Fatigue Clinic
Peter Rowe, M.D., Director
Professor of Pediatrics
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Expertise: Adolescent Medicine, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, General Pediatrics, Orthostatic Intolerance, Pediatrics, Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS)
David Rubenstein Child Health Building
200 N. Wolfe St., Room 2077
Baltimore, MD 21287
Daniel Peterson, MD
Was at the epicenter of an out break of ME/CFS in Incline Village, NV during the mid 1980's. He has since been a leading expert in treating patients and conducting research.
926 Incline Way #250
Incline Village, NV 89451
Jose Montoya, M.D., Director of the ME/CFS Initiative at Stanford University
2nd Floor of Hoover Pavilion
211 Quarry Road
Palo Alto, CA 94304.
Phone: (650) 736-5200.
The Canadian Consensus Criteria (CCC)
was poduced in 2003. It gives provides a comprehensive picture of the disease, and is preferred by many doctors and patients. The CCC concludes that postexertional malaise and cognitive problems are hallmark symptoms of ME. The CCC was superseded by the publication of the International Consensus Criteria in 2011.
The IACFSME Primer was written in 2012 and updated in 2014.
The International Consensus Criteria Primer ME-ICC for Physicians.
An International Consensus Panel, consisting of clinicians, research investigators, teaching faculty, and an independent educator, represent diverse backgrounds, medical specialities and geographical regions. Collectively, the members of the panel have:
Panel members contributed their extensive knowledge and experience to the development of the International Consensus Criteria and this Primer. In addition, an International Symptom Scale will be developed to complement the criteria and promote clearer identification of patients for research studies.
PrimerConsensus: The authors, representing twelve countries, reached 100% consensus through a Delphi-type process.
The Pediatric Primer for ME/CFS
was written by an international group of experts on ME/CFS in the young population. It includes symptoms, presentation, prognosis, diagnosis, pathophysiology, etiology as well as worksheets, There's a section on how to work with schools to get your child accommodations, and a sample physicians letter to schools written by, Faith Newton, ED. D.