Dr. Richard Blackburn, MD

Dr. Richard Blackburn, MD

Neurology  ·  
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Age 57
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Dr. Richard Blackburn, MD is a neurology specialist in Tallahassee, FL and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from IN UNIV SCH OF MED in 1987 and specializes in neurology.

2868 Mahan Dr Ste 5

Tallahassee, FL 32308

Contact Information

(850) 942-7177

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna

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Top Care Areas

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

Tension Headache
very high
more than 99% of peers
Migraine
very high
more than 92% of peers
Brain Disorders
very high
more than 91% of peers

Dr. Blackburn'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*

50  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Pain
  • Confusion
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myoclonus
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Syphilis Infections
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • IN UNIV SCH OF MED
    Medical School | Graduated 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Blackburn has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Blackburn's Reviews

1.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Blackburn to family and friends
21 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (15)

Dr. Blackburn's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    FAIR
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Blackburn is by far the least compassionate and caring physician I have ever been under the care of in my experience. In explaining myself and symptoms, Dr. Blackburn's responses were brief and lacked empathy. For someone that is new to migraines, it can be somewhat of a scary experience. If...more
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He is one of the worst drs I ever seen. He was so rude to my Mom and Dad. Was very rough in examining my Mom and raised his voice every time we had a question. If we tried to explain the symptoms he acted like we were crazy. I felt like my Mom was humiliated and he told us when left there is no...more
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Very knowledgeable, explains what he is doing and very caring.
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