Dr. Dennis Blankenship Sr, MD

Dr. Dennis Blankenship Sr, MD

Nephrology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 66
Dr. Dennis Blankenship Sr, MD is a nephrology specialist in Texarkana, AR and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from University Of Nebraska / College Of Medicine in 1977 and specializes in nephrology.

422 Beech St

Texarkana, AR 71854

Contact Information

(870) 773-1111

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna

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Top Care Areas

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Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
very high
more than 91% of peers
Renal Osteodystrophy
very high
more than 90% of peers
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
more than 86% of peers

Dr. Blankenship Sr'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.

1  Specialties

  • Nephrology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

48  Conditions Treated


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5  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University Of Nebraska / College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • St Paul Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • St Paul Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Parkland Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Blankenship Sr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Blankenship Sr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Blankenship Sr to family and friends
2 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

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Dr. Blankenship Sr'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 (1)

My experience with Dr Michael Blankenship was excellent Knowledgeable doctor, friendly and kind Highly recommend him to friends and family
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