Dr. D Blaine Nease, MD

Dr. D Blaine Nease, MD

Bariatric Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 51
Dr. D Blaine Nease, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in Huntington, WV and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from The Ohio State University College Of Medicine in 1994 and specializes in bariatric surgery and bariatric medicine.Read his story

1115 20th St Ste 101

Huntington, WV 25703

Contact Information

(304) 399-4118

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Medicaid

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very high
more than 98% of peers
Sleeve Gastrectomy
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Dr. Nease's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Nease "Dr. Nease was born in Atlanta, GA and raised in Southern Ohio. He attended The Ohio State University in Columbus, OH where he earned his Bachelor and Medical Degrees. He completed his residency at the University of South Florida in Tampa, FL where he received extensive advanced laparoscopic and bariatric surgical training. He is certified by the American Board of Surgery and is a member of The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. Dr. Nease has served on the Bariatric Review Committee for the Surgical Review Corporation as one of its founding members, the corporation responsible for defining the national standards and certifying "Centers of Excellence" in Bariatric Surgery. His interest in bariatric medicine stems from a personal experience with a father who had suffered the health effects and challenges of being obese. After developing a successful bariatric surgical program while in Ohio, he was recruited to Southern California to launch a program in Orange County, CA. Dr. Nease has now returned to his home area where he leads the successful Bariatric Program for Marshall University and Cabell Huntington Hospital and continues to teach other surgeons the advanced laparoscopic technique for bariatric surgery. "


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2  Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Bariatric Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

2  Conditions Treated

4  Procedures

  • Gastrotomy
  • Laparotomy
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for West Virginia.

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.


  • The Ohio State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • The Ohio State University College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • University Of South Florida / College Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • University Of South Florida / College Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nease has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Nease's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nease to family and friends
195 total reviews (79 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (195)

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Dr. Nease's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (79)

Dr. Nease is an excellent Bariatric Surgeon. He took me on as a revision with a complicated hernia repair from my original Open RNY. His compassion and bed side manner is amazing. He truly cares about the success of his patients.
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Dr.Nease and his entire staff at his office and the hospital are the best I would recommend anyone that needs weight loss surgery to go to him they have changed my life for the better
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Both are very professional yet personal. I always speak highly of the whole team here.
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They are great! Very helpful, listen, and give great advice. I recommend them to everyone!
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Absolutely wonderful! Have and will continue to recommend to anyone I know!
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