Dr. Robert E. Blais, MD

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Specializes in Thoracic Surgery • Male • Age 74

5130 Linton Blvd Suite B5
Delray Beach, FL 33484
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Hospital Quality

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Delray Medical Center
5352 Linton Boulevard
Delray Beach, FL 33484
JFK Medical Center
5301 South Congress Avenue
Atlantis, FL 33462

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Delray Cardiothoracic Surgeons
Delray Cardiothoracic Surgeons
5130 Linton Blvd Suite B5
Delray Beach, FL 33484
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    Dr. Blais' Experience

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    Dr. Blais' Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Thoracic Surgery
    • Cardiac Surgery
    • Peripheral Vascular Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
    • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery, 1977
    • Thoracic Surgery
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    • Aortic Valve Replacement
    • Arrhythmia Surgery
    • Arterial Grafts
    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy
    • Cardiac Surgical Procedures
    • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
    • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Carotid Surgery
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
    • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
    • Decortication and Pleurectomy
    • Dialysis Access Procedures
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Heart Surgery
    • Heart Valve Replacement
    • Lobectomy, Open
    • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Maze Procedure
    • Mediastinoscopy
    • Minimally-Invasive Surgery
    • Mitral Valve Repair
    • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
    • Open Thymectomy
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thoracic Surgical Procedures
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    • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
    • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
    • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
    • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Dissection
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • Empyema
    • Endocarditis
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • Lung Cancer
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Peripheral Artery Disease
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
    • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
    • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
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    Background Check for Dr. Blais

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Florida.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1966

    Internship Hospital

    Jackson Health System
    Complete in 1967

    Residency Hospital

    Jackson Health System
    Complete in 1973

    Fellowship Hospital

    Jackson Health System
    Complete in 1975

    Undergraduate Schools

    University Of Florida
    Graduated in 1962
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Blais & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Blais' Hospital Quality

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    • JFK Medical Center

    • Boca Raton Regional Hospital

    • Delray Medical Center

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    Office Locations

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    Delray Cardiothoracic Surgeons
    5130 Linton Blvd Suite B5
    Delray Beach, FL 33484
    (561) 499-2277 (Office)
    (561) 499-0775 (Fax)
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