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Dr. Edward Tackey, MD

Rheumatology ·  Male · Age 54

Dr. Tackey

Dr. Edward Tackey, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Elkton, MD and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from University of Science And Technology in 1990 and specializes in rheumatology.


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(410) 620-4850

Dr. Tackey accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
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KeyCare PPO
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Dr. Tackey's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tackey treats Arthritis more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Tackey treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Wear & Tear Arthritis
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tackey treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Tackey treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Rheumatoid Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tackey treats Rheumatoid Arthritis more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Tackey treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis of Hand and Wrist

Dr. Tackey's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Amyloidosis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Arthropathy Associated With Reiters Disease
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursa Injection
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Familial Mediterranean Fever
  • Felty's Syndrome
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Injection Therapy
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intestinal Diseases
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Lyme Disease
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Takayasu's Arteritis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Care Philosophy

Excellent and compassionate care

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
Fellowship Hospital
Brown University - Miriam Hospital
Residency Hospital
Brown University - Miriam Hospital
Internship Hospital
1990
University of Science And Technology
Medical School
1990

Languages

  • French
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese

Awards

Dr. Tackey's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Tackey

3.5

Based on 44 reviews

5 Stars
59.09090909090909%
(26)
4 Stars
4.545454545454546%
(2)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
2.272727272727273%
(1)
1 Star
34.09090909090909%
(15)

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I recently had an appointment with Dr Tackey, he was very professional, answered all my question concerning my health, allowing me to ask questions gave me a sense that he genuinely cared,I was very thankful for his measure of care and professionalism.
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Treated me like a child and challenged everything I said. Arrogant, dismissive almost annoyed that I was in the office. I got the distinct impression that he felt my problem were either not real. This was such a bad experience I delayed getting treatment because I thought I was crazy. Trust your...Read More
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Dr. Tackey is a very caring & knowledgeable doctor. I highly recommend him.
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Dr. Tackey is a very calm and patient physician. He is assuring when I discuss concerns I have about my medical condition and treatment. I would definitely recommend him to someone needing a rheumatologist.
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Dr. Tackey is very thorough before making decisions concerning my health. He is also very easy to talk with. I feel that he is really concerned about each patient.
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