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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 41

6401 Patterson Pkwy
Arkansas City, KS 67005
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Dr. Blatchford's Specialties

  • General Surgery

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Hospital Quality

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South Central Kansas Medical Center
6401 Patterson Pkwy
Arkansas City, KS 67005

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SOUTH CENTER KANSAS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER
6401 Patterson Pkwy
Arkansas City, KS 67005
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    Dr. Blatchford's Experience

    Specialties

    • General Surgery
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    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Colectomy
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
    • Esophagomyotomy
    • Excision of Breast Tumor
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Hepatectomy
    • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mastectomy
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Skin Grafts
    • Thoracentesis
    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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    • Abdominal Pain
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anal Fissure
    • Appendicitis
    • Atelectasis
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Lump
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Esophageal Fistula
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Meckel's Diverticulum
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Varicose Veins
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    • Ventral Hernia
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University of Kansas / School of Medicine
    Graduated in 2003
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Blatchford & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Blatchford's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

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    Dr. Blatchford's Office & Staff

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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    5 out of 5

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    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    3.5 out of 5

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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    16 – 30 minutes

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    Experience with Dr. Blatchford

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    3.5 out of 5

    2 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    3.5 out of 5

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    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3.5 out of 5

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    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3.5 out of 5

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    Office Locations

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    SOUTH CENTER KANSAS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER
    6401 Patterson Pkwy
    Arkansas City, KS 67005
    (620) 442-2500 (Office)
    (620) 441-5971 (Fax)
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