Dr. Richard Harris Blau MD Rheumatologist

Dr. Richard Blau is a rheumatologist in Hicksville, New York. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Glen Cove Hospital and North Shore University Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Florida College of Medicine and has been in practice for 35 years. Dr. Blau accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 4 doctors at Glen Cove Hospital and one of 22 at North Shore University Hospital who specialize in Rheumatology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Rheumatologist: Lupus & Related, Osteoarthritis, Osteoporosis & Bone Metabolism, Rheumatoid Arthritis & Related, Vasculitis

Clinical Interests: Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

Education & Medical Training

University of Southern California/LAC+USC Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1979 - 1982

University of Southern California/LAC+USC Medical Center
Fellowship, Rheumatology, 1982 - 1984

University of Florida College of Medicine
Class of 1979

Certifications & Licensure

Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments
Certified in Accreditation

Commisission on Office Laboratory Assessment
Certified in Full Accreditation

Intersocietal Accreditation Commission
Certified in Musculoskeletal MRI

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 31 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 30 years in Rheumatology

CA State Medical License
Active through 2014

NY State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

Blau, Richard; Tremblay, E

One physician's journey into automation. Long Island rheumatologist transforms his medical practice with information technology, saving money and maximizing his time.
Blau, R.H.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Georgia Blue Choice HMO
  • BCBS Georgia Blue Open Access POS
  • BCBS Georgia BlueChoice Option POS
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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