Dr. Richard Babkes, MD

Dr. Richard Babkes, MD

Neurology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 70
Dr. Richard Babkes, MD is a neurology specialist in Ellicott City, MD and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from U De La Republica, Montevideo in 1974 and specializes in neurology.

3290 N Ridge Rd Ste 240

Ellicott City, MD 21043

Contact Information

(410) 730-6911

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Peripheral Nerve Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Babkes'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.

Care Philosophy

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1  Specialties

  • Neurology

1  Board Certifications

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

54  Conditions Treated


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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • U De La Republica, Montevideo
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • Jewish Meml Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Mount Sinai Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Babkes has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Babkes' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Babkes to family and friends
44 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (44)

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Dr. Babkes' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

I saw Dr. Babkes for problems with migraines and visual disturbances. At my first appointment, he listened to all my concerns and asked further questions instead of just brushing me off as other doctors had done. Then he sent me for an MRI. At my follow-up, he did a great job explaining the...more
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Dr. Babkes takes time to listen and offer treatment options. He has done a great job of taking care of me and my family with care and compassion. I highly recommend him.
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Dr. Babkes is kind, compassionate and gentle but, most importantly, he is smart. He knows his field inside out as top doctors refer to him. He gives his all to help you. You won't be disappointed. He has a lovely, supportive office staff.
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I misplaced medical card & was willing to come back in morning with $40 copay.They refused and then added that my appointment would be considered a "no show" & a large fee would be added.My husband was able to send me medical card over the phone.The receptionist told doctor.He was rude & rushed me...more
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My first appointment with him in August, I brought my mother with me because I was getting over the flu. He claimed I shouldn't be driving and should be living with my mom even though my seizures were maintained on medication for over 7 months. I go back again in October to have him send a note to...more
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