Dr. William M. Blackshear Jr, MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 69

7292 4th St N Ste B
Saint Petersburg, FL 33702
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Northside Hospital &Tampa Bay Heart Institute
6000 49th Street North
Saint Petersburg, FL 33709

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VASCULAR DIAGNOSTIC CENTER
VASCULAR DIAGNOSTIC CENTER
7292 4th St N Ste B
Saint Petersburg, FL 33702
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    Dr. Blackshear Jr's Experience

    Specialties

    • General Surgery
    • Vascular Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
    • Vascular Surgery
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    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Ultrasound, Carotid
    • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
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    • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Brachial Plexus Palsy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
    • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
    • Secondary Hypertension
    • Varicose Veins
    • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
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    Background Check for Dr. Blackshear Jr

    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 1970

    Internship Hospital

    Denver General Hospital
    Complete in 1971

    Residency Hospital

    Tulane University Affil Hospital
    Complete in 1977

    Fellowship Hospital

    University Washington
    Complete in 1979
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Blackshear Jr & Staff

    • English
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    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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    Dr. Blackshear Jr's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    4 responses
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    • Yes.

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    VASCULAR DIAGNOSTIC CENTER
    7292 4th St N Ste B
    Saint Petersburg, FL 33702
    (727) 896-8149 (Office)
    (727) 823-8606 (Fax)
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