Dr. Karen Raiford, MD

Dr. Karen Raiford, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 46
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Dr. Karen Raiford, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Huntsville, AL and has been practicing for 16 years. She graduated from The Brody School Of Medicine At East Carolina University in 1998 and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology.

910 Adams St SE Ste 200

Huntsville, AL 35801

Contact Information

(256) 265-6512

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Raiford performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Gestational Diabetes
very high
more than 93% of peers
Pregnancy-Related Disorders
very high
more than 93% of peers
Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
very high
more than 92% of peers

Dr. Raiford's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

1  Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

20  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Pain
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervicitis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders

10  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alabama.

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

  • Wake Forest University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • The Brody School Of Medicine At East Carolina University
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • Med College Virginia Hospitals
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Med College Virginia Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Raiford has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Raiford's Reviews

3.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Raiford to family and friends
32 total reviews (11 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (32)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (13)

Dr. Raiford's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (11)

Dr. Raiford is a wonderful and compassionate person. She always listens to your concerns without judgment and gives you several options for treatment. She is the only doctor I trust, even my 2 daughters are patients of hers. I’m always recommending her to everyone I know!!!
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She acts unprofessionally, talks bad about other doctors in her practice, will not listen to my concerns, and will get verbally combative with me when I ask any questions regarding treatment options. She also clearly has too many patients as the wait is often greater than 40 min for her to enter...more
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Dr. Raiford is very rude and I would never go to her again
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Uses scare tactics and coercion to get you to agree to things you don't need. If you want an unnecessary c-section this is the doctor for you.
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I can't say enough about my experience with Dr. Raiford! She definitely knows her stuff!!! I was very nervous and cautious when I was looking for the right doctor. I had several recommended to me and I researched them all! After much praying, I decided that she was the one for me! I ended up having...more
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