Dr. Peter N Riskind MD Neurologist

Dr. Peter Riskind is a neurologist in Worcester, Massachusetts and is affiliated with UMass Memorial Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and has been in practice for 31 years. He is one of 63 doctors at UMass Memorial Medical Center who specialize in Neurology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurologist: General Neurology

Hospital Affiliation

UMass Memorial Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

VA Medical Center (Sepulveda CA)
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1975 - 1976

Massachusetts General Hospital
Residency, Neurology, 1979 - 1982

University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Class of 1975

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified in Neurology

MA State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

Branching Enzyme Deficiency: Expanding the Clinical Spectrum.
Paradas, C.,Akman, H. O.,Ionete, C.,Lau, H.,Riskind, P. N.,Jones, D. E.,Smith, T. W.,Hirano, M.,Dimauro, S.

Pregnancy modulates precursor cell proliferation in a murine model of focal demyelination.
Haddady, S., Low, H. P., Billings-Gagliardi, S., Riskind, P. N., Schwartz, W. J.

Relationships between multiple sclerosis and depression.
Byatt, N., Rothschild, A. J., Riskind, P., Ionete, C., Hunt, A. T.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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