Dr. Joseph Blankenship, MD

Dr. Joseph Blankenship, MD

Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 64
(10)
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Dr. Joseph Blankenship, MD is a cardiology specialist in Jackson, TN and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine in 1977 and specializes in cardiology and internal medicine.

2023 Greystone Sq

Jackson, TN 38305

Contact Information

(731) 664-5150

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

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Heart Palpitations
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cardiomegaly
very high
more than 89% of peers
Autonomic Disorders
high
more than 87% of peers

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Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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

  • University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Charity Hosp Lsu
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Duke University
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Charity Hosp Lsu
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Texas Heart Inst/St Luke's Episcopal Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Tulane University Of Louisiana
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Blankenship has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Blankenship does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Blankenship and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Blankenship's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Blankenship to family and friends
4.6
based on 10 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Blankenship'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
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I had my first appt. With Dr. Blankenship today. Top notch care! Wonderful friendly accommodating staff and excellent bedside manner. Very thorough spent two hours talking to me and explaining everything in debt. Not judmental.
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Dr B is an excellent doctor and I would recommend him to anyone who is in need of a heart doctor. He always takes time to explain things to me and isn't in a rush to get out the door. He does his best to keep me healthy. His staff is wonderful and is always concerned with how I am. Dr B is a one of...more
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Dr. B always answers all of my questions. He also has great staff!
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