Dr. Blair Ford, MD

Dr. Blair Ford, MD

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Internal Medicine  |  
Male  |  
57 y/o
(5)

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Dr. Blair Ford, MD is an internal medicine specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from McGill University Faculty of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in internal medicine and neurology.Read his story

Columbia University Medical Center Neurology

710 W 168th St # 350

New York, NY 10032
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Health Net
  • HealthFirst

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Dr. Ford's Experience

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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."

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Care Philosophy

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. "
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Specialties

  • Internal Medicine
  • Neurology
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Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
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Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • 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

Dr. Ford has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Greek
  • Hebrew
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
America's 50 Best Hospitals Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Ford is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Ford's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ford to family and friends
5.0
based on 5 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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Dr. Ford's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

He spends time with the patient and makes sure that you understand everything. You don't feel,.rushed. He is very down to earth.
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