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Dr. Richard Looney, MD

Rheumatology ·  Male · Age 68

Dr. Looney

Dr. Richard Looney, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Rochester, NY and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from University Of Rochester School Of Medicine and Dentistry in 1976 and specializes in rheumatology and infectious disease medicine.


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(585) 486-0147

Dr. Looney accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
Excellus BlueCross BlueShield PPO
Independent Health
Encompass
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
MVP Health Care
MVP Health Care PPO

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No malpractice claims found for New York
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Dr. Looney's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Autoimmune Diseases
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Looney treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Looney treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Allergic Reaction
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Looney treats Allergic Reaction more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Looney treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Hives
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Looney treats Hives more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Looney treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Looney's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • All Types of Food Poisoning
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergy Shots
  • Allergy Shots for Insect Stings
  • Allergy Skin Testing
  • Allergy Testing
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Angioedema
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Behçet's Disease
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bronchitis
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Common Variable Immune Deficiency (CVID)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Dermatitis Due to Food
  • Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Drug or Food Challenge
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Eosinophilia
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • Eye Infections
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hives
  • Hypogammaglobulinemia
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Immunodeficiency Syndromes
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Itchy Skin
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Latex Allergy
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nasopharyngitis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patch Testing
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Penicillin Allergy
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Rash
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sinusitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Skin Infections
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Takayasu's Arteritis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Toxic Effect of Venom
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Richard Looney, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Rochester, NY and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from University Of Rochester School Of Medicine and Dentistry in 1976 and specializes in rheumatology and infectious disease medicine.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology
  • Infectious Disease Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Allergy & Immunology
  • Infectious Disease
  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

1985
Strong Meml Hospital University Rochester
Fellowship Hospital
1981
Fell Strong Meml Hospital University Roc
Residency Hospital
1979
Strong Meml Hospital University Rochester
Residency Hospital
1977
Strong Meml Hospital University Rochester
Internship Hospital
1976
University Of Rochester School Of Medicine and Dentistry
Medical School
1985
1981
1979
1977
1976

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Dr. Looney's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Looney

4.4

Based on 9 reviews

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1 Star
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Dr Looney has been my rheumatologist for over 20 years and has always been personally attentive to my problems. I have severe rheumatoid arthritis and he has been very caring and willing to answer all my questions. I never feel rushed with him and he is very thorough.
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He is a very good Doctor but the last 5 appts they have scheueld they have canceled they say cause he is very busy he does alot of research but you wold think the office girls would know what days not to scheduale you an appointment its not right when i work hard to find a ride and they keep canceling its not fare to any of us that see him if he doesant have time for us then put us in with someone that can see us Patient Sandra Moroz
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Impressed by the amount of time Dr. Looney spent with me and how thorough he is. He has a very kind manner about him and is very approachable if you have questions or concerns. I would absolutely recommend Dr. Looney to others.
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In my experience, he is very open to discussion and will LISTEN to what his patients have to say.
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