Alison Bested

Dr. Alison Bested MD, FRCPC, is a Haematological Pathologist. For 20 years she had a medical practice in Toronto where she treated patients with complex medical illnesses including: Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia and Multiple Chemical Sensitivities.

Alison was the Medical Specialist Liaison at the Environmental Health Clinic at Women’s College Hospital in Toronto and a lecturer in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Toronto. She was also one of the authors of the Canadian ME/CFS Consensus Definition that was published in the Journal of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in 2003.

Alison is now the Medical Director for the Complex Chronic Diseases Program at BC Women’s Hospital and a Clinical Associate Professor in the University of British Columbia’s Faculty of Medicine. This brand new program will begin to address the needs of patients with Tick Borne Illnesses such as Lyme disease, Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/ Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia. She lives in Vancouver, BC.

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