Dr. Erika Blanton, MD

Dr. Erika Blanton, MD

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Obstetrics & Gynecology  |  
Female  |  
60 y/o
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Dr. Erika Blanton, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology doctor who practices in Richmond, VA. She is 60 years old.

OB/GYN Specialists of Richmond

7611 Forest Ave Ste 330

Richmond, VA 23229
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care

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Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoporosis Screening
very high
more than 99% of peers
Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Pain
  • Breech Position
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Cervicitis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endometriosis
  • Female Infertility
  • Genitourinary Tract Infections in Pregnancy
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • Hemorrhage from Placenta Previa
  • Hemorrhoids
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Miscarriages
  • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Perimenopause
  • Placenta Previa
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Preeclampsia
  • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Trichomoniasis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Yeast Infections

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Procedures

  • Abdominal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Birth Control
  • C-Section
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colpopexy
  • Colpopexy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Fluid Contrast Ultrasound
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vulvectomy
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for 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.

Education

  • West Falische Wilhelms
    Medical School | Graduated 1968
  • Kreiskrankenhaus
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College Of Virginia School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College Of Virginia School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Blanton has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Blanton does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Blanton and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Blanton's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Blanton to family and friends
4.5
based on 37 total reviews (15 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (37)

  • 5
    (31)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Blanton's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (15)

in Richmond Virginia |
Excellent doctor. Spends time with patient and very knowledgeable. Highly recommend.
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Ashland, VA |
Incredibly trustworthy, knowledgeable and professional. I trust her implicitly.
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in Williamsburg, VA |
Dr. Blanton is wonderful and I do recommend her wholeheartedly. I went to this practice because my previous gynecologist was really not addressing my health problems. Dr. Blanton explained all of my options and made her professional recommendation, which I followed. Fortunately I was able to...more
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in Alberta, VA |
I have been a patient of Dr. Blantons for approximately 25 years. She delivered my daughter 19 years ago and she also delivered my nephew 32 years ago and my niece 24 years ago. She is the only gynecologists I have seen. She is a great physician and a caring person. I don't look forward to...more
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Richmond, VA |
I've been seeing Dr. Blanton for many years. She is caring, patient, and takes the time to answer questions/concerns. Her staff is always pleasant and even though she has many patients, the entire staff will make you feel as if you are their number one priority no matter how busy they are. I highly...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Blanton accepts 42 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    Medicaid
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    HealthKeepers HMO
    KeyCare PPO
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
    Open Access
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • CareOregon
    Medicaid
  • CareSource
    Medicaid
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
    Medicaid
  • Coventry Health Care
    Carelink PPO
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    Coventry Health Care of Virginia HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
  • Health Net
    Medicaid
    Tricare
  • HealthPlus
    Medicaid
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
    Medicaid
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Medicaid
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Tricare
  • Husky Health
    Medicaid
  • inHealth
    Medicaid
  • INTotal Health
    Medicaid
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medica
    Medicaid
  • Medicaid
  • Meritain Health
  • Midwest Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Optima Health
  • Peach State Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Planned Administration Inc
  • Simply Healthcare Plans
    Medicaid
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
    Medicaid
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Medicaid
    United Healthcare
  • Wellcare of Georgia
    Medicaid

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Hospitals where Dr. Blanton has admitting privileges

Henrico Doctors' Hospital
1602 Skipwith Rd
Richmond, VA 23229
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Bon Secours - St. Francis Medical Center
13710 St Francis Blvd
Midlothian, VA 23114
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