Dr. Steven J. Blatchford, MD

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Specializes in Ear, Nose, and Throat • Male • Age 59

1775 W Saint Marys Rd Ste 211
Tucson, AZ 85745
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Dr. Blatchford's Experience

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Carondelet St. Mary's Hospital
1601 West Saint Mary's Road
Tucson, AZ 85745
Northwest Medical Center
6200 North la Cholla Boulevard
Tucson, AZ 85741

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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

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Blatchford

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
SOUTHERN ARIZONA ALLERGY ENT
1775 W Saint Marys Rd Ste 211
Tucson, AZ 85745
Valley ENT
Valley ENT
395 N Silverbell Rd Ste 201
Tucson, AZ 85745
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    Dr. Blatchford's Experience

    Specialties

    • Ear, Nose, and Throat

    Board Certifications

    • Otolaryngology
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    • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
    • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
    • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
    • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
    • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
    • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
    • Glossectomy
    • Intranasal or Sinus Procedures
    • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
    • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Parathyroidectomy
    • Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Tonsillectomy
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
    2
    • Allergic Rhinitis
    • Chronic Laryngitis
    • Chronic Sinusitis
    • Deviated Septum
    • Dizziness
    • Dysphagia
    • Earwax Buildup
    • ENT Cancer
    • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
    • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
    • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
    • Headache
    • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
    • Laryngitis
    • Nosebleed
    • Oral Cancer
    • Otitis Media
    • Outer Ear Infection
    • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
    • Perforated Eardrum
    • Peritonsillar Abscess
    • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Sleep Apnea
    • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Trigeminal Neuralgia
    • Vertigo
    • Vocal Cord Nodule
    • Vocal Cord Paralysis
    3

    Background Check for Dr. Blatchford

    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

    5

    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Albany Medical College
    Graduated in 1983

    Internship Hospital

    University Ariz
    Complete in 1984

    Residency Hospital

    University Ariz
    Complete in 1988
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Blatchford & 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. Blatchford's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Blatchford has admitting privileges:

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    • Carondelet St. Mary's Hospital

    • Northwest Medical Center

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Blatchford

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Blatchford to family and friends

    31 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Blatchford's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    30 responses
    below
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    31 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    31 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 31 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Blatchford
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    31 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    31 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    31 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    31 responses
    below
    national average

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  4. Recommended Reading

    Healthgrades

    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

    The key to a successful appointment is communication. To get the most out of your visit, prepare ahead of time so you can lead the conversation with your doctor. These 7 tips will get you ready

    1

    Appointments & Offices

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Blatchford accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?*

    • Aetna
    • American Enterprise Group
    • American Republic
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • Cofinity
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • CoreSource
    • Emblem Health
    • GEHA
    • Health Net
    • Humana
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    Office Locations

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    SOUTHERN ARIZONA ALLERGY ENT
    1775 W Saint Marys Rd Ste 211
    Tucson, AZ 85745
    (520) 792-2170 (Office)
    (520) 792-9702 (Fax)
    B
    Valley ENT
    395 N Silverbell Rd Ste 201
    Tucson, AZ 85745
    (520) 792-2170 (Office)
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    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes
    Experience with Dr. Blatchford
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    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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