Dr. Mark Blankenship, MD

Dr. Mark Blankenship, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 52
(17)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Mark Blankenship, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Rincon, GA and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med in 1992 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery and general surgery.

594 S Columbia Ave Ste 100

Rincon, GA 31326

Contact Information

(912) 352-0920

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Anal or Rectal Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Anal Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Colectomy
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery
2

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
24

Conditions Treated

28

Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for 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.

Education

  • Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Meml Hlth U Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Meml Hlth U Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • U Tex
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

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
3.9
based on 17 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Blankenship's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in ELLABELL..GA
Dr. 'B" Is the only doctor I would recommend to anyone having trouble with digestive tract disorders, colon or rectal problems or inflammation of the stomach or intestines.. He is knowledgeable in most areas of surgery having worked in Candler and St Joseph's ER's. He has performed nine successful...more
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