Dr. Barry Blitz, MD

Dr. Barry Blitz, MD

Urology  ·  
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Age 55
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Dr. Barry Blitz, MD is an urology specialist in Punta Gorda, FL and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from University Of Florida in 1990 and specializes in urology.

100 Madrid Blvd Unit 113

Punta Gorda, FL 33950

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Florida, Inc.
  • 7 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Blitz performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Urinary Incontinence
very high
more than 99% of peers
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Bladder Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Blitz's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Blitz "Dr. Blitz believes that treatment is most effective when the correct diagnosis is made. He will evaluate a patient's entire urologic status, and spend the time needed to get to know the patient and help with their problems. Dr. Blitz strives to deliver the highest quality of care to his patients by bringing the latest advances in urology to the community he serves. He practices all aspects of adult urology, with a special emphasis on advanced minimally invasive therapeutics, laparoscopic surgery for benign and cancerous conditions, and microsurgical infertility techniques."

1  Specialties

  • Urology

1  Board Certifications

  • Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*

53  Conditions Treated

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30  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Complex Penile Surgery
  • Cystectomy
  • Cystometry
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Kidney and Ureter Removal
  • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Lithotripsy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Orchiectomy
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Penile Implants
  • Prostate Removal
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Urostomy
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Varicocelectomy or Hydrocelectomy
  • Vasectomy
  • Vasectomy Reversal
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

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.

Education

  • University Of Florida
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • University Of Chicago Hospitals
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • University Of Chicago Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Blitz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Blitz's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Blitz to family and friends
26 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

  • 5
    (19)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Blitz's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

Dr. Blitz recently performed the Button TURP on me April 26th, 2018 after explaining to me, my prostate was growing into the neck of my bladder causing urine retention in my bladder, leading to possible permanent bladder and kidney damage. After he finally convinced me that I needed to do this...more
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Dr. Blitz has been very helpful with my IC. He listens and is very informative about IC. I highly recommend him.
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Dr Blitz first diagnosed my bladder cancer 2012. Took a very aggressive approach with all appropriate test and surgery and referrals to Oncologists and radiologist services. Followed up for the past five years and I am cancer free in 2017 because of Dr Blitz. He is an aw-sum doctor, very smart,...more
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A good Doctor is no use when the staff is not compassionate and does not care about their patients. I was diagnosed with a condition week ago and had some new, very painful, symptoms arise. I called the office to ask what to do. I've now called 6 times in the last 2 days, every time I get told...more
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In the three years I have been a patient of Dr Blitz I find him to be caring and knowledgeable. His diagnosis and recommendations for treatment lead to successful results. He takes the time to keep both the patient and family informed. His explanations are clear and concise. He also has an...more
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