Dr. William Blackshear Jr., MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 71

7292 4th St N Ste B
Saint Petersburg, FL 33702
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Hospital Quality

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Northside Hospital &Tampa Bay Heart Institute
6000 49th St N
Saint Petersburg, FL 33709

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Accepting new patients?

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Vascular Institute Of Florida
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
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    • Carotid Ultrasound
    • Heart Surgery
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • 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)
    • Heart Disease
    • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
    • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
    • Secondary Hypertension
    • Thrombosis
    • Varicose Veins
    • Vascular Disease
    • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
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    Background Check for Dr. Blackshear Jr.

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Florida.

    0 Sanctions

    • 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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    Dr. Blackshear Jr.'s Hospital Quality

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    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    5.0
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    5 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Blackshear Jr. to family and friends

    5 out of 5

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    Dr. Blackshear Jr.'s Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    5 out of 5

    2 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    5 out of 5

    2 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    5 out of 5

    2 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    2 responses

    Experience with Dr. Blackshear Jr.

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    5 out of 5

    2 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    5 out of 5

    2 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    5 out of 5

    2 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    5 out of 5

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    Is Dr. Blackshear Jr. accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    • American Enterprise Group
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • UnitedHealthCare
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    Office Locations

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    Vascular Institute Of Florida
    VASCULAR DIAGNOSTIC CENTER
    7292 4th St N Ste B
    Saint Petersburg, FL 33702
    (727) 823-1101 (Office)
    (727) 823-8606 (Fax)
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