Dr. Reid Blackwelder, MD

Family Medicine •  Male • Age 62
Dr. Blackwelder
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

East Tennessee State University FMP

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 over 36 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Emory University medical school in 1984. He is affiliated with Holston Valley Medical Center. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Blackwelder to book an appointment.

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  • Offers Telehealth
    This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.

Experience and Background Checks


Background Check

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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(423) 245-9600

Dr. Blackwelder accepts the following insurance:

Choice Plus POS II
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
Network S
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Open Access Plus
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
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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

  • Family Practice
  • Family Practice


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


  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • John S. Derryberry Distinguished Service Award Tennessee Academy of Family Physicians, 10/08
  • 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
  • Scarlett Sash Society Quillen College of Medicine, 5/10

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East Tennessee State University FMP

East Tennessee State University102 E Ravine Rd Kingsport, TN 37660

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Holston Valley Medical Center

Kingsport, TN

69% Patient experience rating, Equal to the national average