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Dr. Garnet Blatchford, MD

Colorectal Surgery •  Female • Age 63

  
Dr. Blatchford

Colon and Rectal Surgery Inc

9850 Nicholas St, Suite 100 Omaha, NE 68114
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Dr. Garnet Blatchford, MD is a colorectal surgery specialist in Omaha, NE and has been practicing for 30 years. She graduated from University of Nebraska / College of Medicine in 1983 and specializes in colorectal surgery and general surgery.


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Dr. Blatchford accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Open Access Plus
CoreSource
Coventry Health Care
Group Plan PPO
Open Access HMO
Elderplan
Medicare HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Golden Rule
Health Net
Tricare
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Tricare
Medicaid
Managed Care
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Principal Financial Group
Principal Life
Thrivent Financial
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Options PPO
United Healthcare

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Dr. Blatchford's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Hemorrhoids
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Blatchford treats Hemorrhoids more than 84% of her peers

Dr. Blatchford treats this condition more than 84% of her peers

Colon and Rectal Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Blatchford performs Colon and Rectal Surgery more than 82% of her peers

Dr. Blatchford performs this procedure more than 82% of her peers

Abdominal Disorders
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Blatchford treats Abdominal Disorders more than 77% of her peers

Dr. Blatchford treats this condition more than 77% of her peers

Dr. Blatchford's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal Abscess
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anal Warts
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Bowel Resection
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Condyloma
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoid Removal
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Pruritus Ani
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Small Bowel Surgery
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Dr. Blatchford's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Blatchford

3.8

Based on 20 reviews

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1 Star
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Dr. Blatchford was great, she came to see me before and after Surgery. wonderful bed side manner.
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I waited over a month to get in to see Dr. Blatchford and our entire visit lasted 5 minutes before she sent me on my way stating, “I will not touch you. And if you find a doctor that will then you will regret it.” She gave me no options besides to refer me to someone out in council bluffs. Her bedside manner was awful and she left me feeling hopeless. Unless you have a life threatening illness, I doubt she is the doctor for you. Helping women, or any human in discomfort without serious consequen
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Dr Blatchford visited me in my room before the procedure, and throughout the process. She was extremely knowledgeable, has a wonderful bedside manner, and is efficient and caring. I highly recommend her as a doctor.
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Garnet Blatchford, MD is a colorectal surgery specialist in Omaha, NE and has been practicing for 30 years. She graduated from University of Nebraska / College of Medicine in 1983 and specializes in colorectal surgery and general surgery.

Specialties

  • Colorectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

Creighton University
Fellowship Hospital
1990
Creighton University
Residency Hospital
1988
University Nebr Med Center
Residency Hospital
1983
University of Nebraska / College of Medicine
Medical School

Awards

Affiliated Hospitals

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67% Patient experience rating, 2% lower than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020)
  • Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2020)

70% Patient experience rating, 1% higher than the national average

73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020)

Chi Health Midlands

Papillion, NE

74% Patient experience rating, 5% higher than the national average

83% Patient experience rating, 14% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)

80% Patient experience rating, 11% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2018)

76% Patient experience rating, 7% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020)
  • Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2020)