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Specializes in Bariatric Surgery • Female • Age 59

10210 N 92nd St Ste 101
Scottsdale, AZ 85258
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Hospital Quality

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

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

    Dr. Blackstone's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Bariatric Surgery
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    • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
    • Gastric Bypass Surgery
    • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
    • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
    • Gastric Sleeve Surgery
    • Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery
    • Laparotomy
    • Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
    • Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
    • Sleeve Gastrectomy
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    • Diabetes
    • Hypertension
    • Obesity
    • Sleep Apnea
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    • 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

    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
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    Dr. Blackstone's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    3.8
    • 32 Star Ratings
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    3.8 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Blackstone to family and friends

    3.8 out of 5

    32 responses

    Dr. Blackstone's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    3.5 out of 5

    31 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    3.9 out of 5

    31 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    3.9 out of 5

    31 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    16 – 30 minutes

    31 responses

    Experience with Dr. Blackstone

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    3.9 out of 5

    32 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.2 out of 5

    32 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4 out of 5

    32 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3.7 out of 5

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    Is Dr. Blackstone accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
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    Scottsdale Bariatric Center
    Scottsdale Healthcare Bariatric Center
    10210 N 92nd St Ste 101
    Scottsdale, AZ 85258
    (480) 882-7460 (Office)
    (480) 391-3898 (Fax)
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    10210 N 92nd St Ste 101
    Scottsdale, AZ 85258
    (480) 882-7460 (Office)
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