Dr. John Blankenship, MD

Dr. John Blankenship, MD

Urology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 49
Dr. John Blankenship, MD is an urology specialist in Athens, GA and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med in 1995 and specializes in urology.

1500 Oglethorpe Ave Ste 2000

Athens, GA 30606

Contact Information

(706) 543-6261

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Blankenship performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Urinary Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Blankenship's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Urology

1  Board Certifications

  • Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*

51  Conditions Treated


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23  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Complex Penile Surgery
  • Cystectomy
  • Cystometry
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Kidney and Ureter Removal
  • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Lithotripsy
  • Orchiectomy
  • Penile Implants
  • Prostate Removal
  • Prostatectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Vasectomy
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 4/10/2015
    Amount or Range: $1,000,000.00
    State: Georgia
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.


  • Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • University Of Tn College Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Blankenship has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Blankenship has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Blankenship's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Blankenship to family and friends
10 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Blankenship's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Entire office was professional, courteous and knowledgeable. Follow-up on test and procedures was excellent.
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