Dr. Scott L. Blumenthal, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Spine Surgery • Male • Age 56

6020 W Parker Rd Ste 200
Plano, TX 75093
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Hospital Quality

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Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano
6200 West Parker Road
Plano, TX 75093
Texas Health Center for Diagnostics and Surgery
6020 West Parker Road
Plano, TX 75093

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
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Texas Back Institute
6020 W Parker Rd Ste 200
Plano, TX 75093
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    Dr. Blumenthal's Experience

    Dr. Blumenthal's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • Artificial Disc Replacement
    • Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
    • Cervical Disc Replacement
    • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Degenerative Disc surgery
    • Disc Arthroplasty
    • Disc Replacement
    • Disc Surgery
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Low Back Procedure
    • Lumbar Disc Replacement
    • Neck Pain Procedure
    • Nerve Blocks
    • Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Spine Fracture Treatment
    • Spine Surgery
    • Steroid Injections
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    • Arthritis of the Neck
    • Arthritis of the Spine
    • Back Disorders
    • Back Impairment
    • Back Injuries
    • Back Pain
    • Back Sprain
    • Cervical Disc Degeneration
    • Cervical Herniated Disc
    • Cervical Radiculopathy
    • Cervical Spondylitis
    • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Degenerative Spinal Disorders
    • Degenerative Spine Diseases
    • Head and Neck Conditions
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Low Back Pain
    • Myelopathy
    • Neck Injuries
    • Neck Pain
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Spinal Instability
    • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
    • Spinal Rigidity
    • Spinal Shock
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Dislocation
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    • Spondylolisthesis
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    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Texas.
    • 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

    • Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX, 2011
    • D Magazine - Best Doctor, 2010
    • D Magazine - Best Doctor, 2011
    • Spine Consultant, Dallas Mavericks, 2011
    • D Magazine - Best Doctor, 2009
    • D Magazine Best Doctors in Dallas, 2009, 2010, 2011
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1982

    Internship Hospital

    University Of Texas Health Science Center
    Complete in 1983

    Residency Hospital

    University Texas Health Science Center
    Complete in 1987

    Undergraduate Schools

    Northwestern University
    Graduated in 1978
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Blumenthal & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Blumenthal's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano

    • Texas Health Center for Diagnostics and Surgery

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Is Dr. Blumenthal accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    • Aetna
    • Assurant Health
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • CoreSource
    • Coventry Health Care
    • Group Health Cooperative
    • Humana
    • Medicare
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    Office Locations

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    Texas Back Institute
    6020 W Parker Rd Ste 200
    Plano, TX 75093
    (972) 608-5000 (Office)
    (972) 608-5020 (Fax)
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