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01/21/2010 12:53 PM

Fibromyalgia doctor in Oklahoma

schuster
 
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Hello everyone, I need some help finding a doctor in Oklahoma that treats fibromyalgia patients that knows what they are doing, cares and won't reject when they hear I have filed for SSI...any help? Thanks
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01/21/2010 03:13 PM
keeter

Hi and welcome to the group! What is the largest city that is closest to you?

Take care,

Diane


01/21/2010 05:40 PM
lumpybumpy
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Hello, Welcome to our group! I don't live in OK, however, you should be able to search on the web for a rheumatologist near you. When you find one, call them first and ask if they have a Dr. in that office who treats Fibromyalgia patients. Wishing you best of luck in your search! Celeste.

01/25/2010 05:27 AM
keeter

Hi! The national fibromyalgia group lists fibro doctors by state. Check the Oklahoma list here http://www.fmaware.org/site/News2?page=NewsArticle&id=7214

Let us know how it goes.

Diane


03/22/2010 10:23 PM
stephanie0508
 
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I live in Oklahoma. I see a Rheumatologist in Tulsa who is good. Her info is:

Ellen Zanetakis

1430 Terrace Drive

Tulsa, Ok 74104

918-748-8024


03/23/2010 05:44 AM
lumpybumpy
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Stephanie,

Read up on Dercum's diease. If you think you may have DD, print off copies of the info. Send it to your rheumatologist before your next visit. (this gives them a few days to review the info and look up more info that they may need) Most Dr.s have never heard of DD. and can get very embarassed and frustrated when you come in and they don't know anything about the disease you are telling them you think you could have. Sending the info will help the Dr. to diagnose you when you come in for your next appointment. Most Dr.s are so appreciative that you let them know about DD before your appointment. It just helps them to be more prepared.

Hugs, Celeste.


03/24/2010 02:07 PM
keeter

Thanks, Stephanie! Appreciate the help!

Hugs,

Diane


08/15/2012 12:07 PM
fibro49
 
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stephanie0508 I know I that was an old post but you said Dr. Zanetakis is a good doctor for fibro? Does she help treat the pain as well. I have tried neurotin, savella, and lyrica which was the worst and caused me to gain weight. I haven't had much luck with drs and I'm kind of dr shy, I just had a rheumatologist tell me "the word is still out on fibro, not sure if it exists." I don't want anymore of those drs. Thanks for your imput.

Post edited by: fibro49, at: 08/15/2012 12:08 PM


02/07/2014 03:05 AM
hope2come
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I understand the feeling, it is very hard finding a doctor who will help and one who is willing to listen. I hope this helps

Craig W Carson, MD

Dr. Craig Carson, MD

OU Medical Center Edmond

1701 Renaissance Blvd

Ste 110

Edmond, OK 73013

Internal Medicine

Rheumatology

Pediatric Rheumatology

25 years experience

Patients' Choice Award

4 star hospital

3 star medical school

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