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My6cats
03-16-2013, 06:52 PM
I live in Charlotte, NC and was wondering if anyone knows of a doctor that has a lot of expertise wirh the GI symtoms of lupus that is within 200 miles of me. Maybe that have done research on the topic, for example. Thanks.

lisalewis1973
03-23-2013, 05:38 PM
im not sure if its more than 200 miles, but you may check out musc in charleston sc! http://clinicaldepartments.musc.edu/medicine/divisions/rheumatology
the doctors there are supposed to be great, good luck

BonusMom
03-23-2013, 08:18 PM
I know it's not within 200 miles of you, but I was treated by William Snape, MD of California Pacific Medical Center for Gastroparesis, a motility disorder. I was asked to participate in a research study for GP, the tests that were conducted as part of the study led to my diagnosis of SLE and Sjogren's.

Dr Snape referred me to a rheumy who was highly regarded for her work/research in the field of Sjogren's and the connection between GI issues and AI disorders.

Have you used "motility disorders" as part of your search terms? It may help. Or go to CPMC's website and their materials may give you some ideas as they have some very comprehensive info available, especially if you're just getting started down the GI road. Good luck!