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Richard Blinkhorn MD

Chair, Department of Medicine

Board Certification:

American Board of Internal Medicine, 1985
(Internal Medicine)

Contact Information:

AMC Infectious Diseases
25 Hackett Blvd. -MC 69
Albany, NY 12208

Tel: (518) 262-5176
Fax: (518)262-8790

Specialties Education Details Full Biography

Internal Medicine
Infectious Diseases


Infectious Disease

07/01/1986 - 06/30/1988
Metrohealth Medical Center
Cleveland, OH


Internal Medicine

06/01/1982 - 06/30/1986
Metrohealth Medical Center
Cleveland, OH

Medical Education


6/1/1978 - 05/17/1982
Bowman Gray School of Medicine
Winston-Salem, NC

Dr. Richard Blinkhorn is Chair of Medicine. Dr. Blinkhorn has a particular interest in tuberculosis (TB) and mycobacterialdiseases. Dr. Blinkhorn oversees the clinical, education and research activities in the divisions of allergy and immunology, cardiology, clinical nutrition, endocrinology, gastroenterology, general internal medicine, HIV, hospital medicine, medicine-pediatrics, nephrology, pulmonary and critical care medicine, and rheumatology. He has been published in a number of journals including the Journal of Clinical Microbiology and the Archives of Internal Medicine. Dr. Blinkhorn is a member of numerous professional organizations including the American College of Physicians and the Association of Program Directors of Internal Medicine.