Dr. Robin P. Blackstone, MD

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Specializes in Bariatric Surgery • Female • Age 58

10210 N 92nd St Suite 101
Scottsdale, AZ 85258
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Dr. Blackstone's Experience

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Scottsdale Healthcare - Shea Medical Center
9003 East Shea Boulevard
Scottsdale, AZ 85260

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Scottsdale Bariatric Center
Scottsdale Healthcare Bariatric Center
10210 N 92nd St Suite 101
Scottsdale, AZ 85258
Scottsdale Bariatric Center
10210 N 92nd St Suite 101
Scottsdale, AZ 85258
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    Dr. Blackstone's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Dr. Blackstone's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Bariatric Surgery
    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
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    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
    • Colectomy
    • Excision of Stomach Tumor
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gastric Bypass Surgery
    • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
    • Gastric Sleeve Surgery
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery
    • Laparotomy
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy & Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Thoracentesis
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
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    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Diabetes
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Hidradenitis
    • Hypertension
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lung Cancer
    • Obesity
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Sleep Apnea
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Ventral Hernia
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    Background Check for Dr. Blackstone

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arizona.
    • 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

    Awards

    Media & Publications

    • Scottsdale Bariatric Center named as one of 71 Five Star Programs in the United States by HealthGrades, 2006
    • Elected to the Executive Council of the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, June, 2007
    • Appointed to the Board of Directors, Surgical Review Corporation, 2008
    • American Society of Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, 2005
    • Predicting Stricture in Morbidly Obese Patients Undergoing Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass: A Logistic Regression Analysis, 2007
    • Weight Regain after a Primary Bariatric Surgery Procedure, In: Weight Loss Surgery: A Multidisciplinary Approach, 2008
    • Continuous Perioperative Insulin Infusion Therapy in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Undergoing Bariatric Surgery, 2006
    • Validation of the obesity surgery mortality risk score in a multicenter study proves it stratifies mortality risk in patients undergoing gastric bypass for morbid obesity, 2007
    • ASBS Media Day in New York City, 2006
    • Bariatric Surgery Continuing Medical Education for Discovery Health Channel, 2005
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Texas Medical School At San Antonio
    Graduated in 1988

    Internship Hospital

    University Of Colorado Hospital
    Complete in 1989

    Residency Hospital

    University Of Colorado Hospital
    Complete in 1993

    Undergraduate Schools

    University Of Arizona
    Graduated in 1978
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Blackstone & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Blackstone's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at Scottsdale Healthcare - Shea Medical Center where Dr. Blackstone has admitting privileges:

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Blackstone

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Blackstone to family and friends

    27 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Blackstone's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    26 responses
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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    26 responses
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    26 responses
    below
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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 26 responses
    longer than
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    Experience with Dr. Blackstone
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    27 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    27 responses
    same as
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    27 responses
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    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    27 responses
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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Blackstone accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does she accept?

    • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
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    Office Locations

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    Scottsdale Bariatric Center
    Scottsdale Healthcare Bariatric Center
    10210 N 92nd St Suite 101
    Scottsdale, AZ 85258
    (480) 882-7460 (Office)
    (480) 391-3898 (Fax)
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    Scottsdale Bariatric Center
    10210 N 92nd St Suite 101
    Scottsdale, AZ 85258
    (480) 882-7460 (Office)
    (480) 391-3898 (Fax)
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