Dr. Christopher L. Blanton, MD

Dr. Christopher L. Blanton, MD

Ophthalmology | Male | 55 years old

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  • Fellowship Hospital
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      Dr. Blanton accepts 15 insurance carriers

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      • Aetna
      • Blue Cross Blue Shield
      • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
      • Blue Shield of California
      • Cigna
      • Commercial Insurance Company
      • Delta Health System
      • Group Health Cooperative
      • Health Net
      • Humana
      • Molina Healthcare
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      • Principal Life
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      • Ophthalmology

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      • Ophthalmology

      Conditions Treated

      • Anterior Scleritis
      • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
      • Astigmatism
      • Bell's Palsy
      • Blepharitis
      • Cataract
      • Chorioretinitis
      • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
      • Corneal Diseases
      • Corneal Erosion
      • Corneal Ulcer
      • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
      • Diabetic Retinopathy
      • Dry Eyes
      • Ectropion of Eyelid
      • Eye Infections
      • Eyelid Disorders
      • Farsightedness
      • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
      • Glaucoma
      • Herpetic Keratitis
      • Keratitis
      • Keratoconus
      • Migraine
      • Nearsightedness
      • Nystagmus
      • Pinguecula
      • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
      • Progressive High Myopia
      • Pterygium
      • Refractive Error
      • Retinal Detachment
      • Senile Cataracts
      • Sjögren's Syndrome
      • Stye
      • Trichiasis
      • Ulcer
      • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis

      Procedures Performed

      • Cataract Removal Surgery
      • Contact Lens Treatment
      • Cornea Surgery
      • Cornea Transplant
      • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
      • Eye Surgery
      • Eyelid Surgery
      • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
      • Glaucoma Surgery
      • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
      • Photo Therapeutic Keratectomy
      • Pterygium Surgery
      • Refractive Surgery
      • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye

      Background Check

      • 0
        Malpractice Claims

        No malpractice history found for California.

      • 0
        Sanctions

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      • 0
        Board Actions

        No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

      Education

      • Medical School
        University Of Toledo College Of Medicine

        Graduated in 1986

      • Internship Hospital
        Naval Med Center

        Completed in 1987

      • Residency Hospital
        National Naval Med Center

        Completed in 1992

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Wills Eye Hospital

        Completed in 1993

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Spanish
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Ophthalmology
      • Board certified in Ophthalmology
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      10 – 15 minutes

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      Dr. Blanton's Care Philosophy

      Dr. Blanton is committed to providing you and your family the best possible medical treatment. Each patient is treated like family. Dr. Blanton strives to exceed patients expectations on every level and make each patient a top priority. He is dedicated to excellence in surgical and medical care of the human eye with attention to each patient s specific needs.