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Dr. Bridget Reidy

Family Medicine
36 years experience female

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Bio

I have always wanted to work outside the insurance system and have my employer be my patient. I see myself as a consultant and the patient as the agenda setter, and am frustrated by the forces in American medicine that demand otherwise. Although I care for all ages, I have done mostly chronic care, geriatrics, and palliative care, as well as urgent care and emergency room care. I excel at helping you choose your own goals and recognizing when the standard guidelines don't always apply, while maintaining a healthy skepticism about unproven remedies.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Family Medicine

Geriatrics

Palliative Care

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

11 Answers
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bridget Reidy
Family Medicine 36 years experience
No, probably somewha: You're a little early, but lots of people get some gray in their 20's and 30's and it doesn't progress much for decades. Stress probably contributes ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bridget Reidy
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Get checked: It's probably not cancer at your age, but you can never be sure. If it's growing, get it checked soon, especially if you are fair and have had a lot ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bridget Reidy
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Yes and other possib: If these symptoms are severe or progressing, or you are feeling sick like with a fever or vomiting, then you should get checked right away. There are... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bridget Reidy
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Likely a virus but..: viral infections are the main cause of cough for a few weeks, whether making mucous or not. If you felt sick, like when you get a cold, when it first... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bridget Reidy
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Yes: I wouldn't insist you get it. I know people who don't. But you are young to be having this and it does tend to progress and it can be even caused by... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bridget Reidy
Family Medicine 36 years experience
I'm afraid you can't: I think you are talking about the yellowish gray color some people get in the whites of their eyes where the sun shines even when you squint. That ma... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bridget Reidy
Family Medicine 36 years experience
No,but...: If you have pain there may be something you can do about that though. a spur is just where bone material (basically calcium) has extended into ligame... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Bridget Reidy
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Could be serious: You didn't give your age, but at any age chest pain can be serious, even on the right. It's almost impossible to sort out without seeing someone in p... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bridget Reidy
Family Medicine 36 years experience
No: You can't know if your internal hemorrhoids are the source of blood because you can't see them, so bleeding is always serious. If it's more than a fe... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bridget Reidy
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Could be serious: By cramping I assume you mean constant pain where you feel it during your periods? That can't be good, especially with discharge in your vagina. You... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bridget Reidy
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Hormones are strange: If it comes and goes in a few days, or at least before your next period, you can be pretty sure it's just that the hormones were a little off this mon... Read More

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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, VA
Graduated 1986MD

Residency

MARQUETTE GENERAL HOSPITAL
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