Dr. Douglas Blatz, MD

Dr. Douglas Blatz, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 72
Dr. Douglas Blatz, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in San Jose, CA and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from Suny Upstate Medical University (Syracuse) in 1972 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine.

6080 Hellyer Ave Ste 100

San Jose, CA 95138

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • Health Net of California
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Knee Disorders
more than 87% of peers
Joint Pain
more than 87% of peers
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
more than 85% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

38  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Bursitis
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Pain
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fracture
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Herniated Disc
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Limb Pain
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia


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17  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.


  • Brown University / Alpert Medical School
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1967
  • Suny Upstate Medical University (Syracuse)
    Medical School | Graduated 1972
  • Queens Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1973
  • Tulane Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Colgate University
    Other Education | Completed 1968

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Blatz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • International Congress for Joint Reconstruction, Member

Dr. Blatz's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Blatz to family and friends
14 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Blatz'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 (2)

Overall great!
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Has a big passion and knowledge for what he is doing ä. Very professional!
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