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Dr. Reid Blackwelder, MD

Family Medicine ·  Male · Age 61

Dr. Blackwelder
102 E Ravine Rd Kingsport, TN 37660

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(423) 245-9600

Dr. Reid Blackwelder, MD is a family medicine specialist in Kingsport, TN and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Emory University in 1984 and specializes in family medicine and preventive medicine.

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(423) 245-9600

Dr. Blackwelder accepts the following insurance:

Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
Network S
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Coventry Health Care
Carelink PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Choice Care Network PPO
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare

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No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
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. Blackwelder's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Biopsy
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Diabetes
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Emphysema
  • Heart Disease
  • Hypertension
  • Immunization
  • Injuries
  • Joint Injection
  • Menopause
  • Mole Removal
  • Obesity
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Physical Examination
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Vaccination
  • Wart Removal
  • Well Baby Care

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About Me

Care Philosophy

I am your teacher and guide in your experiences of health and illness. The body has a natural tendency toward health. I will do all I can to help you discover that capacity for healing.


  • Family Medicine
  • Preventive Medicine

Board Certifications


Med College Of Georgia
Fellowship Hospital
Med College Of Georgia
Residency Hospital
Med College Of Georgia
Internship Hospital
Emory University
Medical School
Haverford College
Undergraduate School


  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Family Physician teacher of the Year, American Academy of Family Physicians, 10/08
  • Mentor of the Year Caduceaus Club Quillen College of Medicine, 5/10
  • John S. Derryberry Distinguished Service Award Tennessee Academy of Family Physicians, 10/08
  • Scarlett Sash Society Quillen College of Medicine, 5/10

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73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average