Dr. Joseph Blanda, MD

Dr. Joseph Blanda, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 60
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Dr. Joseph Blanda, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Akron, OH and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from University Of Pittsburgh / Main Campus in 1985 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, and more.Read his story

2383 S Main St Ste D106

Akron, OH 44319

Contact Information

(330) 785-9356

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • AultCare Insurance Company
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Osteoarthritis
very high
more than 96% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Knee
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Blanda'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.

Dr. Blanda's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Blanda "We value your trust in our care. Our experienced staff will personally answer your phone calls even during lunch time. Each team member has over ten years experience in healthcare and will greet you with a smile. Your time is valuable so we pride ourselves in short wait times. Your appointment can be scheduled within 24 hours. Our office is centrally located and has easy access with minimal walking distance. We acknowledge that healthcare is expensive and we pledge to help you get the most out of your dollar by providing you with cost-efficient options. No need for excessive co-pays as we strive to get you better quickly and permanently. There is NO FACILITY FEE at Blanda Orthopedics."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Blanda "At Blanda Orthopedics and Physical Therapy we understand that your pain or injury is important. Dr Blanda will provide you with an understandable explanation of your problem and discuss treatment options.  We will use an integrative approach to get you back to to your previous level of activity."

3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Physical Therapy
  • Sports Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

79  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
  • Ataxia
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle 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
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • 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
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger

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21  Procedures

  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Ohio.

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

  • St. Vincent College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1980
  • University Of Pittsburgh / Main Campus
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Akron City Hospital Summa Health System
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Akron City Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Pennsylvania State University / College Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Blanda has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Blanda's Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Blanda to family and friends
40 total reviews (19 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (40)

  • 5
    (36)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Blanda's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Blanda Says:
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Patient Comments (19)

Dr. Blanda is extremely patient and caring in his treatment. His goal is your health and not just his treatment.
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Dr Blanda and his staff are excellent to work with and give outstanding advice. The pre-treatment is vital to your success and results are directly related to your commitment to doing the work that they ask you to do. I highly recommend Dr Blanda to all my friends and family experiencing knee...more
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i cannot say enough good things about the whole experience. Every question answered a lot of good tips and always helpful
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I have been to other orthopedic doctors and physical therapists and by far Dr. Blanda and his staff are the best. Dr Blandas therapy staff is the best I have experienced. Everyone is very professional and courteous they have always been very helpful with anything or any questions I may have.
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Dr. Blanda is an excellent and caring physician. He treated my knee for a number of years keeping me mobile until it was time to do a total knee replacement. I was walking the next day and back home. His physical therapy staff had me back driving my standard shift car in 2.5 weeks.
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