Dr. Karen Raiford, MD

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Dr. Karen Raiford, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology | Female

Tennessee Valley OB/GYN Clinic 910 Adams St SE Ste 200, Huntsville, AL 35801 Get Directions
(256) 551-6512

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Dr. Raiford specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology and practices in Huntsville, AL. She practices at 1 location.

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Dr. Raiford's Reviews

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based on 25 total surveys (6 with reviews)
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  • Helpfulness
  • Staff
  • Scheduling
Experience with Dr. Raiford
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
Dr. Raiford's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes (21)
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Huntsville, AL |
I have seen Dr. Raiford for some problems I was having and she was so professional and made me feel very comfortable! She was very thorough and explained things to me in a way I could understand easily. She really took care of me and made sure I got everything I needed for my treatment! I have the utmost confidence in her and would recommend her to anyone!
Huntsville, AL |
I'm a patient of Dr.Raiford, and she is just a phenomenal doctor. She really takes the time to listen to you, and comes up with the best treatments for your needs. I never feel rushed when I have to come in for a visit. I trust Dr. Raiford so much that my 19yr. Daughter sees her as well. My daughter is very shy, and Dr.Raiford always makes her feel very comfortable. I couldn't imagine ever going to another doctor. I will always recommend Dr.Raiford to my friends and family.
Huntsville, AL |
Dr. Raiford and her staff are incredible. I have never left unsatisfied with the help that I received. I love TVOGBYN!
Huntsville, AL |
Dr. Raiford cares more about making money than the health of her patients. She is obnoxious and lacks compassion. I will be finding a new OBGYN.
Huntsville, AL |
I was shocked by the lack of compassion when I had a miscarriage. I was not allowed to see the doctor and was told to call back if I get pregnant again. I should have had access to my healthcare provider during this incredibly difficult time. The nurse who called to tell me that my lab results were in and that it was in fact a miscarriage could not answer most of my questions and no follow up was scheduled. I was so heartbroken at my treatment by this office.
in Owens Cross Roads, AL |
Dr. Raiford is emotionally unstable, and completely disrespectful to her patients. She threatened me while I was in labor, yelling at me over the phone, when I respectfully asked to wait on Pitocin (I was only in labor for 1 1/2 hours, having consistent contractions, 4.5 centimeters dilated, effaced, and heart rates were great). She threatened me with an impending OR time for a c-section if I didn't accept the Pitocin (which actually is generally not allowed in VBACs), and laughed at me. AWFUL!
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  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Conditions Treated

  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breech Position
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endometriosis
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
  • Mastodynia
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Miscarriages
  • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Perimenopause
  • Placenta Previa
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Preeclampsia
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Yeast Infections

Procedures Performed

  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • C-Section
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Fluid Contrast Ultrasound
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vulvectomy
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

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    Malpractice Claims not available

    Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alabama.

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  • 0

    No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    What is a sanction or disciplinary action
  • 0
    Board Actions

    No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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  • Medical School
    The Brody School Of Medicine At East Carolina University

    Graduated in 1998

  • Internship Hospital
    Med College Virginia Hospitals

    Completed in 1999

  • Residency Hospital
    Med College Virginia Hospitals

    Completed in 2002

  • Undergraduate School
    Wake Forest University

    Graduated in 1994

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Media & Publications

    Dr. Raiford has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Raiford's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Board certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Malpractice claims in Alabama not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

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Dr. Raiford's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
16 – 30 minutes

Experience with Dr. Raiford

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions