Dr. Charles Lapp M.D.


The founder of the Hunter-Hopkins Center in Charlotte, North Carolina, Dr. Lapp has been treating Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia for over 25 years.  A early collaborator with Dr. Paul Cheney from 1987 to 1995, Dr. Lapp opened a separate practice in 1995. He is also a Clinical Associate Professor of Family and Community Medicine at Duke University.

Dr. Lapp has been treating ME/CFS and FM for over twenty-five years.

An active speaker and contributor to the ME/CFS and FM communities, Dr. Lapp has served on the Federal Advisory Committee for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFSAC), been a board member of the International Association for CFS/ME (IACFS/ME), and the American Fibromyalgia Syndrome Association, and is a medical advisor to ProHealth, the CFIDS Association of America and the National Fibromyalgia Association.

Recently Dr. Lapp co-lead with Dr. Bateman a CDC video presentation on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Diagnostics and Treatments. He and the Hunter-Hopkins Center have participated in numerous clinical trials. He is on a short list physicians in  the U.S. to have used Ampligen to treat chronic fatigue syndrome in his practice.

Dr. Lapp is a member of Health Rising’s Ask the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia Experts Panel

 Health Rising Blogs Featuring Dr. Lapp

Dr. Charles Lapp on “A Unifying Theory of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome” (OFFER Conference 2007)


Hunter-Hopkins Center
7421 Carmel Executive Park Dr.
Charlotte, North Carolina 28226
Telephone: (704) 543-9692
Facsimile: (704) 543-8547
Email: drlapp@drlapp.net
Website: http://drlapp.com/

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