Dr. Geoffrey Blatt, MD

Dr. Geoffrey Blatt, MD

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Neurosurgery  ·  
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61 y/o
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Dr. Geoffrey Blatt, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Kansas City, MO. He specializes in neurosurgery.Read his story

Midwest Neuroscience Institute

2330 E Meyer Blvd Ste T411

Kansas City, MO 64132
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Low Back Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Meningiomas
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Dr. Blatt's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Blatt "Geoffrey L. Blatt, MD has been with Midwest Neurosurgery Associates since 1992. He graduated from the University of Kansas School of Medicine and completed Neurosurgical Residency and Fellowship at the State University of New York at Buffalo and Brown University in Rhode Island respectively. He is board-certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgeons and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American Association of Neurological Surgeons. Dr. Blatt has been honored as a Top Neurological Surgeon by multiple organizations including US News and World Report, Ingrams Magazine, KC Magazine, Castle Connelly and The Consumers Research Council. He has served as a departmental head and on the Board of Directors of hospitals. He is a past president of the Missouri State Neurosurgical Society and the Kansas City Neurology and Neurosurgical Society. He served on the National Council of State Neurosurgical Societies. While he practices general neurosurgery, he does have specialty training in complex and minimally invasive spinal surgery, vascular neurosurgery, endoscopic neurosurgery, and stereotactic radiosurgery (Gamma Knife, CyberKnife, and Novalis). Dr. Blatt holds patents on devices for replacement of spinal discs and has been involved in the development of some widely used spinal instrumentation. As part of a treatment team headed by Dr. Blatt, there are years of experience and expertise at each step along the way. The team moto of surgery as a last resort has served patients well. The team is conscientious and meticulous, returning phone calls, answering questions, spending face-to-face time with patients, and caring about patient outcomes."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Blatt "I am a member of HCA Midwest Health Physicians, an integrated group of primary care and specialty practices. We provide high quality, compassionate healthcare in a caring, affordable, timely and accessible manner. Our doctors collaborate with patients, their physician colleagues and other healthcare professionals to help ensure each patient's individual healthcare needs are met and their patient experience is outstanding."

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

92  Conditions Treated

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29  Procedures

Background Check

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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

  • Kansas State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University of Kansas / School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Hamot Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • State University of New York, Buffalo
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Brown University ? Miriam Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • America’s Top Doctors, multiple years,
  • Top Doctor Awards, Ingrams Magazine 2007,
  • Super Doctor 2007, 2008 and 2009,
  • America’s Top Surgeons, multiple years,
  • Super Doctor Award Winner, KC Magazine 2006,
Media & Publications

Dr. Blatt has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Blatt's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Blatt

4.3

Based on 46 reviews

5 Stars
82.6086956521739%
(38)
4 Stars
0%
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
2.1739130434782608%
(1)
1 Star
15.217391304347826%
(7)

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Excellent surgeon. Great bedside manner. He listens. His support staff is the best. We felt comfortable and confident. He needs more wall space to hang all his diplomas, certificates. accolades and patents.
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James Ralston in Lee's Summit, MO – Aug 31, 2018
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Dr. Blatt was recomended to me by Dr. Pang from Rockhill Ortho Specialists. I respect Dr. Pangs opinion very much. My family Dr. Mckee also stated that I was working with fine Doctor. I grew more confident in taking care my neck. Dr. Blatt,s nurse helped with my confidence in Dr. Blatt. A...Read More
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Lynne Valenziano in Greenwood, MO – Jun 30, 2018
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I saw Dr. Blatt to get a second opinion for cervical disc issues. He reviewed my MRI & Myelogram and explained my nonsurgical option along with several surgical options available if surgery becomes the only option to resolve my radiculopathy. I was relieved to find out that I had two other surgical...Read More
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Charles Dunn in KS – May 30, 2018
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The best. He did an excellent job of explaining what he was going to do. And the best part was he did exactly what he said he was going to do. Surgery was a huge success. All of the nerve related pain is gone and just left with the surgical pain to recover from.
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Apr 12, 2018
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Dr. Blatt and ALL his staff are absolutely the best. If you need a Neurosurgeon I highly recommend them.
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Debbie in Lone Jack – Mar 05, 2018
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