Dr. Garnet Blatchford, MD

Dr. Garnet Blatchford, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 61
Dr. Garnet Blatchford, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Omaha, NE and has been practicing for 28 years. She graduated from University of Nebraska / College of Medicine in 1983 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery, general surgery, and more.

9850 Nicholas St Ste 100

Omaha, NE 68114

Contact Information

(402) 343-1122

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Elderplan
  • Golden Rule
  • Health Net
  • 8 More

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Top Care Areas

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Anal Disorders
more than 84% of peers
Colon and Rectal Surgery
more than 81% of peers
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
more than 81% of peers

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3  Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

33  Conditions Treated


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30  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Bowel Resection
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • 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
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoid Removal
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • 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)
  • Small Bowel Surgery
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Nebraska.

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.


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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Blatchford has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Blatchford's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Blatchford to family and friends
16 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Blatchford'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
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