Dr. Richard Blanchard, MD

Dr. Richard Blanchard, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  |  
Male  |  
Age 71
(20)
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Dr. Richard Blanchard, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism doctor who practices in Saint Petersburg, FL. He is 71 years old and has been practicing for 46 years.

620 10th St N Ste 3E

Saint Petersburg, FL 33705

Contact Information

(727) 824-8251

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Obesity
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoporosis
very high
more than 97% of peers
Diabetes Type 2
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Endocrinology & Metabolism
2

Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Incidentaloma
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Conn's Syndrome
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Female Infertility
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Growth Hormone Deficiency
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Hyperaldosteronism
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney Disease
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overweight
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Retina Diseases
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cyst
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroiditis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Procedures

  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring
  • Diabetes Counseling

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

  • U OF BUFFALO SUNY SCH OF MED & BIOMEDICAL SCI
    Medical School | Graduated 1972
  • Baltimore City-Johns Hopkin
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1973
  • Baltimore City-Johns Hopkin
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1975
  • University at Buffalo - State University of New York
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1977

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Blanchard has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Blanchard's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Blanchard to family and friends
2.8
based on 20 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (10)

Dr. Blanchard's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

in Largo, FL |
Answered my questions with clarity based upon numerous scientific references readily available upon request. I found his approach to be open to inquiry. I found his interaction with me to be wholly professional & business-like.
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in St. Petersburg, FL |
I cannot recommend Dr. Blanchard due to a combination of his approach and his office's customer service. I find his personal manner to be condescending and felt like he was pushing me about using diet pills rather than listening to me about my symptoms. The diet pill would cost $300 a month, and...more
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St Petersburg, FL |
I felt like nothing more then a paycheck totally cold void of actual care and feeling pretty much felt like he didnt even wanna do his job . Not to mention a staff of usually three on hand yet cant return calls or offer any real help when they are required . pretty a conductor asleep at the wheel...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Blanchard accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    Blue Care HMO
    Blue Select
    BlueDental Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
    Select HMO
    Tampa Bay HUMx HMOx
  • MultiPlan
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Blanchard has admitting privileges

Bayfront Medical Center
701 6th St S
Saint Petersburg, FL 33701
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Morton Plant Hospital
300 Pinellas St
Clearwater, FL 33756
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Saint Anthony's Hospital
1200 7th Ave N
Saint Petersburg, FL 33705
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St. Joseph's Hospital
3001 W Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Tampa, FL 33607
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