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Dr. George Blestel Jr, MD

Colorectal Surgery ·  Male · Age 64

Dr. Blestel Jr

GHS Colon & Rectal Surgery

60 Bear Dr Greenville, SC 29605

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Dr. George Blestel Jr, MD is a colorectal surgery specialist in Greenville, SC and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans in 1980 and specializes in colorectal surgery.


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Dr. Blestel Jr accepts the following insurance:

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Blue Card PPO
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Dr. Blestel Jr's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Gastrointestinal Diseases
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Blestel Jr treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Blestel Jr treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Anal Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Blestel Jr treats Anal Disorders more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Blestel Jr treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Abdominal Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Blestel Jr treats Abdominal Disorders more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Blestel Jr treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Blestel Jr's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colitis
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colonic Diverticulosis
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Colorectal Surgery, Robotic-Assisted
  • 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
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paracentesis
  • Polyps
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Rectal Diseases
  • 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)
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis

About Me

Biography

Dr. George Blestel Jr, MD is a colorectal surgery specialist in Greenville, SC and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans in 1980 and specializes in colorectal surgery.

Specialties

  • Colorectal Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1986
Ochsner Clinic
Fellowship Hospital
1985
Ochsner Clinic
Residency Hospital
1981
Ochsner Clinic
Internship Hospital
1980
Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans
Medical School
1986
1985
1981
1980

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Dr. Blestel Jr's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Blestel Jr

3.6

Based on 17 reviews

5 Stars
58.8235294117647%
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4 Stars
5.882352941176471%
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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(2)
1 Star
23.529411764705884%
(4)

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NEVER SAW HIM. AFTER OVER 1 HR. WAITING IN FULL WAITING ROOM. LEFT AS ALL PEOPLE DESERVE RESPECT OF APPOINTED TIME. HE HAS NO CARE FOR OTHERS AND THEIR LIVES WHILE LIVING.
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I couldn't be in better care! Dr. Blestel is highly trained, informative and caring.
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