Dr. Erika Blanton, MD

Dr. Erika Blanton, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 60
(47)
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Dr. Erika Blanton, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Richmond, VA. She graduated from West Falische Wilhelms and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology.

7611 Forest Ave Ste 330

Richmond, VA 23229

Contact Information

(804) 673-8791

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • 33 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Blanton performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

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

Dr. Blanton'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

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

1  Board Certifications

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

59  Conditions Treated

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43  Procedures

  • Abdominal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Birth Control
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colpopexy
  • Colpopexy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • C-Section
  • 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

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Dr. Blanton's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Blanton to family and friends
47 total reviews (23 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (47)

  • 5
    (40)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 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 (23)

Dr. Blanton has been my doctor for almost 30 years. I've never had anything but positive thoughts about her and the care she's given to me.
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Dr. Blanton has been my doctor for over 30 years. She is extremely competent and professional. When making decisions about my health, she is very good at explaining the various options that I have. I have complete confidence in her.
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Dr. Erika Blanton is the best doctor I have ever had. She has been my doctor for many years. She diagnoses whatever my issues are correctly when other doctors fail. She spends the time to explain things and to ensure I understand everything that is occurring. She cares about my health, and I...more
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Very pleased with Dr. Blanton Always makes me feel at ease and am good hands she seems sincerely concerned about my overall health and gives me advice when needed
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I appreciate Dr. Blanton’s attitude of listening in a caring and professional manner as she assesses my health needs. I trust her medical knowledge and recommendations. She has been my doctor since 2000.
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