Dr. Peter Riskind, MD

Dr. Peter Riskind, MD

Neurology  ·  
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Age 68
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Dr. Peter Riskind, MD is a neurology specialist in Worcester, MA and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from U Of Tx Southwestern Med Sch At Dallas in 1975 and specializes in neurology.

55 Lake Ave N

Worcester, MA 01655

Contact Information

(508) 793-6555

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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

Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Brain Disorders
very high
more than 94% of peers
Migraine
very high
more than 91% of peers

Dr. Riskind'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

  • Neurology

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

54  Conditions Treated

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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

  • U Of Tx Southwestern Med Sch At Dallas
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • UCLA Vly Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Mass Genl Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Riskind has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Riskind does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Riskind and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Riskind's Reviews

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Riskind to family and friends
6 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

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

Dr. Riskind's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I would give him a zero if I could. All around rude person and mean to my partner while she was crying. No bedside manors what so ever and I hope he expedites his retirement
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Grateful to have him as my neurologist. He and his team are exceedingly thorough, well-informed, and proactive.
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