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Dr. Blair Ford, MD is an internal medicine doctor who practices in New York, NY. He is 57 years old and has been practicing for 32 years. Read his story
Dr. Ford's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Board certified in Internal Medicine and Neurology
No malpractice claims found
No sanctions found
No board actions found
Dr. Ford's bio
This content was provided by Dr. Ford "Dr. Ford is a clinician, medical educator and clinical-investigator whose practice and research focuses on Parkinson's disease and movement disorders, including tremor, dystonia, Tourette syndrome, myoclonus, ataxia and chorea. His primary clinical work and research involves neurosurgical treatment using deep brain stimulation for Parkinson's disease, tremor and dystonia. He serves as Medical Director for the Center for Movement Disorder Surgery in the Departments of Neurology and Neurological Surgery at Columbia University. As an educator, Dr. Ford is the director of Columbia's Neurology Residency Program. As neurology clerkship director at Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, he won several teaching awards, including the Bohmfalk Award, the medical school highest recognition for excellence in clinical teaching. A Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology and a member of the American neurological Association, Dr. Ford has contributed over 100 original articles, reviews, and book chapters to the literature. Dr. Ford has lectured extensively on topics ranging from deep brain stimulation to medical education. He has reviewed articles for Archives of Neurology, Movement Disorders, Neurology and the New England Journal of Medicine. Dr. Ford serves as Scientific Editor for the Parkinson's Disease Foundation and has been listed as one of America's Best Doctors since 2002."
This content was provided by Dr. Ford "We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person. "
Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Anterior Horn Disease
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Difficulty With Walking
Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Low Back Pain
Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Traumatic Brain Injury
0 Malpractice Claims
No malpractice history found for New York.
No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
0 Board Actions
No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
McGill University Faculty Of Medicine
Medical School | Graduated 1985
Rhode Island Hospital
Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
Montreal Neur Inst/McGill
Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
Montreal Neur Institute
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992
New York Presbyterian Hosp Columbia Univ Medical Ctr
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications
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Memberships & Professional Affiliations
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