Dr. James Blankenship, MD

Dr. James Blankenship, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 58
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Dr. James Blankenship, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Fayetteville, AR and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med in 1986 and specializes in neurosurgery.

2793 E Millennium Pl Ste 1

Fayetteville, AR 72703

Contact Information

(479) 582-9025

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care of Tennessee
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Dr. Blankenship's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Low Back Pain
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Dr. Blankenship treats Low Back Pain more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Blankenship treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Herniated Disc
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Blankenship treats Herniated Disc more than 96% of his peers

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

Degenerative Disc Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Blankenship treats Degenerative Disc Disease more than 95% of his peers

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

Dr. Blankenship's conditions and procedures:

Aneurysm
Bone Disorders
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Disc Replacement
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Myelopathy
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Pathological Spine Fracture
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thrombosis
Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. James Blankenship, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Fayetteville, AR and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med in 1986 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1992
    U Ark For Med Sci
    Residency Hospital
    1992
  • 1987
    U Ark For Med Sci
    Internship Hospital
    1987
  • 1986
    Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med
    Medical School
    1986

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Dr. Blankenship's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Blankenship

2.8

Based on 32 reviews

5 Stars
34.375%
(11)
4 Stars
9.375%
(3)
3 Stars
3.125%
(1)
2 Stars
6.25%
(2)
1 Star
46.875%
(15)

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Dr Blankenship did back surgery on my husband nine months ago. He has healed wonderfully and his pain has reduced 50%. My husband did not have to quit smoking which was good since he has failed to quit smoking many times. Dr B has no time for office visits, In and out, in 10 minutes but he's an...Read More
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He was supposedly my doctor since 2016, however, when my hospital sent him my CATscan and called for follow up, he would not call back, nor would his PA. (My hospital recommended a different doctor for me , dr Blankenship is arrogant,
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Dr. Blankship and Rhonda are so compassionate, well trained, and always professional. He has the best staff in office and at the hospital. I had surgery with virtabra fusion and have had some expected nerve pain at incision sight with scar tissue. The risk of pain from scar tissue was explained to...Read More
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Would not recommend him to my worst enemy. He did a back surgery on my family member a year ago and didn't do a good job. He had to have surgery again 3 weeks ago and was still in unimaginable pain. 3 days ago he had to have surgery on his back AGAIN to repair the damages Blankenship caused from 3...Read More
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It's been six months since my wife's spinal fusion (Nuvasive® XLIF) with Doctor Blaneinship and the Physicians Specialty Hospital, all went smoothly and my wife is back to her old self. Doctor Blankenship and his staff were most professional and still friendly and approachable with our questions...Read More
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Cigna PPO
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Coventry Health Care of Tennessee
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