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About Dr. Karen Blisard

Dr. Karen Blisard, MD, PHD is a Doctor primarily located in Silver City, NM. She has 32 years of experience. Her specialties include Neurology and Pathology. Dr. Blisard is affiliated with Gila Regional Medical Center. She speaks English.

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Primary Address

1313 E 32nd St
Silver City, NM 88061
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Specialties

Dr. Karen Blisard has the following 2 specialties

  • Neurology

    A neurologist is a physician who diagnoses and treats disorders of the nervous system which is comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves. These doctors do not perform surgery, but refer patients to neurological surgeons when they determine that surgical intervention is necessary.
    Some of the conditions that neurologists diagnose and treat are epilepsy, aneurysms, hydrocephalus, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal disc herniation, and spinal disease.
    In addition to using diagnostic tests like MRI, CT scans, EEG and EMG, neurologists also employ neurological testing to gauge muscle strength and movement, balance, reflexes, sensation, memory, speech, and other cognitive abilities.

  • Pathology

    A pathologist is a physician who specializes in the causes and paths taken by different diseases in order to accurately diagnose an illness.
    Pathologists diagnose and determine the characteristics of a disease through the study of biopsies of diseased tissue or of bodily fluids. For example, a pathologist will look at a biopsy of a skin lesion in order to diagnose or rule out skin cancer. A pathologist will also look at a Pap smear in order to check for a gynecological cancer like cancer of the uterus.
    In addition to determining the cause and development of a disease, these specialists also study the changes a disease makes to a body and the consequences of those structural changes.

Board Certifications

Dr. Karen Blisard is Board Certified in 2 specialties

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  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Blisard is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Gila Regional Medical Center
  • Education

    32 Years Experience

  • Case Western Reserve University

    Graduated in 1981

  • Accepted Insurance

    Please contact the office for more information.

Locations & Directions

1313 E 32nd St, Silver City, NM

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