Dr. Richard Hood, MD

Dr. Richard Hood, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
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Dr. Richard Hood, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Fort Myers, FL and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Wayne State University School Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in pain medicine and anesthesiology.

8350 Riverwalk Park Blvd Ste 4

Fort Myers, FL 33919

Contact Information

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

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

Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chronic Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spinal Nerve Block
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Hood'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.

2  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology

2  Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*

42  Conditions Treated

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12  Procedures

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

  • Wayne State University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Providence Hospital Med Ctrs
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hood has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hood's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hood to family and friends
38 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (38)

  • 5
    (27)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (9)

Dr. Hood's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Patient Comments (4)

My husband and I both are patients of Dr. Hood. We have always found that Dr. Hood and his staff are very professional and caring. They are always willing to take the time to answer questions and concerns we might have. I would recommend Dr. Hood to friends & family and to anyone who is looking...more
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Very compassionate and caring doctor. I have been a patient of Dr Hood for over 5 years. I have fibromyalgia and migraines. At times the pain is excruciating... I am a prisoner in my own home. I have had 2 hip replacements and sinus surgery during this time and have a difficult time with pain...more
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Dr. Hood has been both husband and I dr. We have had most ultimate experience with Dr. Hood and staff.
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I have degenerative disc disease and scoliosis. Because I have chronic pain, i see Dr. Hood.
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