Dr. Darnell Blackmon, MD

Dr. Darnell Blackmon, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 52
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Dr. Darnell Blackmon, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Tulsa, OK and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Meharry Medical College School Of Medicine in 1996 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

1809 E 13th St

Tulsa, OK 74104

Contact Information

(918) 582-6800

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Community Care Network
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ankle Sprains and Strains
very high
more than 99% of peers
Stress Fracture of Foot
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Blackmon "Welcome to The Orthopaedic Center, where thorough patient care is our highest priority. Whether through our broad range of orthopaedic specialties, or our caring staff, we're confident that you will feel at home as we treat your orthopaedic needs."

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

98  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Instability
  • Ankle Laxity
  • Ankle Ligament Rupture
  • Ankle Misalignment
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pediatric Ankle Fractures
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tendonitis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture

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48  Procedures

  • Achilles Tenotomy
  • ACL Surgery
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Replacement
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Oklahoma.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

1 Board Action
  • Other (10/15/2015)
    Action Taken: Other
    Summary: Dr. Darnell Eric Blackmon, Sr.; License # 22856; NATURE OF COMPLAINT: Voluntary Submittal to Jurisdiction ACTION TAKEN: The Oklahoma Medical Board imposed the following: 20 day suspension, $50,000 fine, 5 year restriction to Orthopedic only, and 5 year restriction on prescribing controlled dangerous substances.
    State: Oklahoma

Education

  • Morehouse College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • Meharry Medical College School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • University of Vermont / College of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • University of Vermont / College of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Institute For Bone & Joint Disorders
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Alpha Omega Alpha honor medical society, 0
Media & Publications

Dr. Blackmon has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Blackmon's Reviews

2.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Blackmon to family and friends
50 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (50)

  • 5
    (21)
  • 4
    (4)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (25)

Dr. Blackmon's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Professional,congenial attitude but surgery for foot problems didn't go well. Bunionette and hammertoes repaired but wound separated and bled. Hammertoes were crosswise over other toes after surgery. He said he should have fixed bunion too. Suggested more surgery. New surgeon redid hammertoes,...more
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I saw Dr. Blackmon last year. I had an ongoing foot injury from long distance inline skating. I am extremely flexible so xrays don't always show a good idea of what is going on. He recommended cheap Spenco inserts. I tried but they were terrible. He claimed he knew what was going on, but could not...more
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Replaced both of my wife's knees. Very caring and good at what he does. I have recommended him to others.
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Had surgery with this doctor June 2016. Never could see him one time after surgery. Was told I had to see his PA. I would think a surgeon would want to see his patient at least one time after surgery. My experience with this doctor was less than satisfactory. I don't recommend him.
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4 surgeries on my heel was enough and to add to that told me that the redness and swelling was normal. It was I was hospitalized the next day with cellulitis in my foot and leg all of this over a bone spur. Had to get a different surgeon to fix his mess. Blackmon put a case on my foot after surgery...more
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