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Dr. Michael Blazing, MD

Cardiology ·  Male · Age 58

Dr. Blazing
6301 Herndon Rd Durham, NC 27713

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Dr. Michael Blazing, MD is a cardiology specialist in Durham, NC and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from University Of California School Of Medicine-San Francisco in 1987 and specializes in cardiology.


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  • Explains conditions well . Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Hospital satisfaction . Patients said they were highly satisfied at this doctor's hospital. See hospitals
  • Practices at top hospital . Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ See hospitals

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(919) 681-5816

Dr. Blazing accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Blazing's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Congestive Heart Failure
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Blazing treats Congestive Heart Failure more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Blazing treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Congestive Heart Failure, Left-Sided
  • Congestive Heart Failure, Right-Sided
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Blazing treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Blazing treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
Hyperlipidemia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Blazing treats Hyperlipidemia more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Blazing treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Familial Combined Hyperlipidemia
  • Familial Hypercholesterolemia
  • Hypercholesterolemia Due to Arg3500 Mutation of Apo B-100
  • Hypercholesterolemia Due to LDL Receptor Deficiency
  • Hypercholesterolemia, Autosomal Dominant
  • Hypercholesterolemia, Autosomal Recessive

Dr. Blazing's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

Dr. Blazing's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Blazing

5.0

Based on 9 reviews

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Dr. Blazing has been my cardiologist for several years now. He always “tells me like it is” and gives me his best advice. He can also throw in his great sense of humor. I’m thankful to have him as my cardiologist.
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Very knowledgeable and caring. Takes time with you.
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Could not imagine having any other cardiologist except Dr. Blazing.
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About Me

Care Philosophy

My role in cardiology at Duke has been in the prevention and management of advanced cardiovascular disease symptoms in my patients. In the area of prevention I specialized in cholesterol treatment and specifically in the management of statin medicati...

Specialties

  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease

Education

1987
University Of California School Of Medicine-San Francisco
Medical School
1987

Awards

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82% Patient experience rating, 13% higher than the national average

  • America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™ (2019, 2017)
  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2017)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2017)

72% Patient experience rating, 3% higher than the national average

  • America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • Cardiac Care Excellence Award™ (2018, 2017)