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Doctors in the Washington, DC area?

Hi folks,
I’m searching for doctors familiar with CFS in the Washington, DC area that take insurance. I moved to the area fairly recently and I’m struggling to find a decent primary care doctor (doesn’t need to be an expert, but willing to listen, learn, and work with me). Any suggestions for good PCPs would be especially great, but I'll also happily take recommendations of specialists. Any advice or ideas would be much appreciated!

I'm also looking for a DC area CFS doctor for my nephew. It is frustratingly difficult to find one! Anyone?? DC or Maryland or Virginia?