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Dr. Peter Riskind, MD

Neurology ·  Male · Age 69

Dr. Riskind

UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER

55 Lake Ave N Worcester, MA 01655

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Dr. Peter Riskind, MD is a neurology specialist in Worcester, MA and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Southwestern Medical School in 1975 and specializes in neurology.


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(508) 793-6555

Dr. Riskind accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts PPO

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No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Riskind's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Riskind treats Multiple Sclerosis (MS) more than 98% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Benign Multiple Sclerosis
  • Familial Multiple Sclerosis
  • Multiple Sclerosis, Pediatric
  • Optic-Spinal Form of Multiple Sclerosis
  • Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis
  • Pseudotumoral Form of Multiple Sclerosis
  • Relapsing Remitting Multiple Sclerosis
Brain Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Riskind treats Brain Disorders more than 98% of his peers

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

All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Riskind treats All Headaches (incl. Migraine) more than 76% of his peers

Dr. Riskind treats this condition more than 76% of his peers

Dr. Riskind's conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Chronic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myoclonus
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stiff-Man Syndrome
  • Stroke
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

About Me

Biography

Dr. Peter Riskind, MD is a neurology specialist in Worcester, MA and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Southwestern Medical School in 1975 and specializes in neurology.

Specialties

  • Neurology

Board Certifications

Education

1983
Mass Genl Hosp
Fellowship Hospital
1982
Massachusetts General Hospital
Residency Hospital
1976
UCLA Vly Med
Internship Hospital
1975
University Of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Medical School
1983
1982
1976
1975

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Dr. Riskind's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Riskind

3.7

Based on 7 reviews

5 Stars
57.142857142857146%
(4)
4 Stars
14.285714285714286%
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3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
28.571428571428573%
(2)

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Dr. Riskind has been sent from above to help us afflicted with MS. I will miss him when he retires. His bedside manner is top shelf, highly recommend to anyone..5 stars plus. He has been doc since 09/10/01. He is amazing!
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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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