Dr. John Blocksom, DO

Dr. John Blocksom, DO

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 71
(1)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. John Blocksom, DO is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Tawas City, MI. He is 71 years old and has been practicing for 45 years.

325 E M 55

Tawas City, MI 48763

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Fracture Care
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Knee Disorders
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more than 93% of peers
Fracture
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more than 91% of peers

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

Dr. Blocksom does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

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Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Replacement

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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Philadelphia Coll Of Osteo Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1972

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Blocksom's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Blocksom to family and friends
1.0
based on 1 review (1 with a comment)
Dr. Blocksom's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    POOR
  • Explains condition(s) well
    FAIR
  • Answers Questions
    POOR
  • Time well spent
    POOR
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    POOR
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Hale, MI |
i believe he has no ideal what he is doing. he needs to retire. he wants me to wear braces on both knees. i follow the directions on how to put them on. and still they slide down my leg. the guy that brought them to me at the office said if you have problems come o the office in west branch. west branch really. i dont live around the corner to be going there everyday. and he saids i`m to young for knee replacement. i`m 58 yrs old. how old does he want me to be 80 that way it is a longer healing
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Dr. Blocksom accepts 4 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Blocksom has admitting privileges

Saint Joseph Health Health System - Tawas
200 Hemlock
Tawas City, MI 48764
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Saint Mary's of Michigan Standish Hospital
805 W Cedar St
Standish, MI 48658
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