Dr. Lucinda Bateman M.D.


A Johns Hopkins School of Medicine graduate, Dr. Bateman’s interest in chronic fatigue syndrome/fibromyalgia began after her sister, Shauna, became chronically ill in 1987 and was diagnosed with depression and advised to ‘take a night class”. Further investigations by Dr. Bateman convinced her that her sister had fibromyalgia/ME/CFS.

Dr  Bateman has been treating Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome patients at the Fatigue Consultation Clinic since 2001

Dr Bateman has been treating Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome patients at the Fatigue Consultation Clinic since 2001

Dr. Bateman opened the Fatigue Consultation Clinic in 2000 and since then has served on numerous boards and positions including  the Boards of the International Association of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (IACFS/ME) and CFIDS Association of America, the federal advisory panel for CFS (CFSAC). She has also co-authored a CDC video course, has participated in numerous clinical trials, is a frequent speaker at events and created OFFER (The Organization for Fatigue and Fibromyalgia Education and Research), a non-profit group in Salt Lake City that has produced several conferences.

Dr. Bateman’s Tips and Travails of Treatment may be the single best introduction to treatment found.


An articulate and clear speaker Dr. Bateman has been featured in several video presentations.

The Future of CFS and FM (2013)

The Physiological and Psychological Dimensions of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (2012)

The Challenge of Disordered Sleep (2009)

CFS Treatment Tips (2007)


Differing leukocyte gene expression profiles associated with fatigue in patients with prostate cancer versus chronic fatigue syndrome.Light KC, Agarwal N, Iacob E, White AT, Kinney AY, VanHaitsma TA, Aizad H, Hughen RW, Bateman L, Light AR. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2013 Dec;38(12):2983-95. doi: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2013.08.008. Epub 2013 Sep 6.

Results of switching to milnacipran in fibromyalgia patients with an inadequate response to duloxetine: a phase IV pilot study. Bateman L, Palmer RH, Trugman JM, Lin Y. J Pain Res. 2013 Apr 26;6:311-8. doi: 10.2147/JPR.S43395. Print 2013.

Article on CFS does not reflect current best treatment practices. Bateman L, Spotila J. Am Fam Physician. 2013 Apr 1;87(7):Online. No abstract available.

A multicenter blinded analysis indicates no association between chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis and either xenotropic murine leukemia virus-related virus or polytropic murine leukemia virus. Alter HJ, Mikovits JA, Switzer WM, Ruscetti FW, Lo SC, Klimas N, Komaroff AL, Montoya JG, Bateman L, Levine S, Peterson D, Levin B, Hanson MR, Genfi A, Bhat M, Zheng H, Wang R, Li B, Hung GC, Lee LL, Sameroff S, Heneine W, Coffin J, Hornig M, Lipkin WI. MBio. 2012 Sep 18;3(5). pii: e00266-12. doi: 10.1128/mBio.00266-12. Print 2012.

Efficacy and tolerability of rizatriptan in pediatric migraineurs: results from a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial using a novel adaptive enrichment design.Ho TW, Pearlman E, Lewis D, Hämäläinen M, Connor K, Michelson D, Zhang Y, Assaid C, Mozley LH, Strickler N, Bachman R, Mahoney E, Lines C, Hewitt DJ; Rizatriptan Protocol 082 Pediatric Migraine Study Group.Cephalalgia. 2012 Jul;32(10):750-65. Epub 2012 Jun 18

Live sequence charts to model medical information. Aslakson E, Szekely S, Vernon SD, Bateman L, Baumbach J, Setty Y. Theor Biol Med Model. 2012 Jun 15;9:22. doi: 10.1186/1742-4682-9-22.

A framework for fibromyalgia management for primary care providers. Arnold LM, Clauw DJ, Dunegan LJ, Turk DC; FibroCollaborative. Mayo Clin Proc. 2012 May;87(5):488-96. doi: 10.1016/j.mayocp.2012.02.010. Review.

A double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized, clinical trial of the TLR-3 agonist rintatolimod in severe cases of chronic fatigue syndrome. Strayer DR, Carter WA, Stouch BC, Stevens SR, Bateman L, Cimoch PJ, Lapp CW, Peterson DL; Chronic Fatigue Syndrome AMP-516 Study Group, Mitchell WM. PLoS One. 2012;7(3):e31334. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0031334. Epub 2012 Mar 14.

Evidence for a heritable predisposition to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Albright F, Light K, Light A, Bateman L, Cannon-Albright LA.BMC Neurol. 2011 May 27;11:62. doi: 10.1186/1471-2377-11-62.

Absence of XMRV retrovirus and other murine leukemia virus-related viruses in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome.Shin CH, Bateman L, Schlaberg R, Bunker AM, Leonard CJ, Hughen RW, Light AR, Light KC, Singh IR.J Virol. 2011 Jul;85(14):7195-202. doi: 10.1128/JVI.00693-11. Epub 2011 May 4.

Improving the recognition and diagnosis of fibromyalgia.Arnold LM, Clauw DJ, McCarberg BH; FibroCollaborative. Mayo Clin Proc. 2011 May;86(5):457-64. doi: 10.4065/mcp.2010.0738. Review.

Sodium oxybate reduces pain, fatigue, and sleep disturbance and improves functionality in fibromyalgia: results from a 14-week, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study.Russell IJ, Holman AJ, Swick TJ, Alvarez-Horine S, Wang YG, Guinta D; Sodium Oxybate 06-008 FM Study Group. Pain. 2011 May;152(5):1007-17. doi: 10.1016/j.pain.2010.12.022. Epub 2011 Mar 11.

Severity of symptom flare after moderate exercise is linked to cytokine activity in chronic fatigue syndrome. White AT, Light AR, Hughen RW, Bateman L, Martins TB, Hill HR, Light KC. Psychophysiology. 2010 Jul 1;47(4):615-24. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-8986.2010.00978.x. Epub 2010 Mar 4.

Postexertional malaise in women with chronic fatigue syndrome. VanNess JM, Stevens SR, Bateman L, Stiles TL, Snell CR. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2010 Feb;19(2):239-44. doi: 10.1089/jwh.2009.1507.

Dr. Lucinda Bateman
Fatigue Consultation Clinic
1002 E. South Temple, Suite 408
Salt Lake City, UT 84102
Phone: (801) 359-7400
Fax: (801) 359-7404
Email: FCClinic@Xmission.com
Website: http://www.fcclinic.com/Dr.Bateman.htm

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