Dr. Edward C. Blasko, MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 60

748 Quincy Ave Suite 302B
Scranton, PA 18510
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Dr. Blasko's Experience

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Hospital Quality

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Carolinas Medical Center
1000 Blythe Boulevard
Charlotte, NC 28203
Anson Community Hospital
500 Morven Road
Wadesboro, NC 28170

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Edward C Blasko MD
Edward C Blasko MD
748 Quincy Ave Suite 302B
Scranton, PA 18510
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    Dr. Blasko's Experience

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    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery, 2012
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    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Colectomy
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mastectomy
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Thoracentesis
    • Trigger Point Injections
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    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anal Fissure
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Lump
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Lung Cancer
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Second-Degree Burns
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Varicose Veins
    • Ventral Hernia
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    Background Check for Dr. Blasko

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.
    • Disciplinary action in another state  (8/9/2011)
    • Action Taken: Probation
    • Summary: Dr. Edward Conrad Blasko; License # MD029680E

      Nature of Complaint:

      The physician has been the subject of disciplinary action in another state.

      Action Taken:

      The Pennsylvania Board of Medicine has placed the physician's license to practice medicine and surgery in the State of Pennsylvania on probation .

    • State: Pennsylvania
    • Professional Misconduct  (1/31/2011)
    • Action Taken: Reprimand
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    • State: North Carolina

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University
    Graduated in 1982
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Blasko & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Blasko's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

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    • Carolinas Medical Center

    • Anson Community Hospital

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    Edward C Blasko MD
    748 Quincy Ave Suite 302B
    Scranton, PA 18510
    (570) 343-3112 (Office)
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