Dr. Michael Blazing, MD

Cardiology •  Male • Age 59
  
Dr. Blazing
Accepting new patients

Duke Heart Center

6301 Herndon Rd Durham, NC 27713

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(919) 681-5816

Dr. Michael Blazing, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Durham, NC and has over 33 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Blazing has more experience with Cardiac Care, Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders, and Congenital Cardiac Disorders than other specialists in his area. He graduated from University of California School of Medicine - San Francisco medical school in 1987. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Duke Regional Hospital and Duke University Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Blazing to book an appointment.


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Dr. Blazing accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
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No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Blazing

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Blazing treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Blazing treats other conditions, please contact the office at (919) 681-5816.

Cardiac Care

Cardiac care specialists diagnose and treat general cardiac conditions such as high blood pressure, angina, and arrhythmias through procedures including cardiovascular stress tests, ablation therapy, and heart valve surgery.Compare with other Cardiac Care specialists.

Typically treats 80% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 24 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Heart Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Blazing treats Heart Disease more than 99% of their peers

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

Hypertension
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Blazing treats Hypertension more than 99% of their peers

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

Hyperlipidemia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

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

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

Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders

Adult congenital cardiac disorder specialists diagnose and treat heart disorders, such as arrythmias and mitral valve disease, that have been present from birth to adulthood.Compare with other Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 69% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 9 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Atrial Fibrillation
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Blazing treats Atrial Fibrillation more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Blazing treats this condition more than 96% of their peers

Arrhythmias
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Blazing treats Arrhythmias more than 94% of their peers

Dr. Blazing treats this condition more than 94% of their peers

Atrial Flutter
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Blazing treats Atrial Flutter more than 90% of their peers

Dr. Blazing treats this condition more than 90% of their peers

Congenital Cardiac Disorders

Congenital cardiac disorder specialists diagnose and treat heart disorders, such as septal defections and Ebstein's anomaly, that are present from birth.Compare with other Congenital Cardiac Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 67% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Congenital Heart Defects
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Blazing treats Congenital Heart Defects more than 91% of their peers

Dr. Blazing treats this condition more than 91% of their peers

Septal Defect
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Blazing treats Septal Defect more than 43% of their peers

Dr. Blazing treats this condition more than 43% of their peers

Electrophysiology

Electrophysiologists monitor, diagnose and treat abnormal heart rhythms through procedures such as electrocardiograms (EKGs) and pacemaker insertionsCompare with other Electrophysiology specialists.

Typically treats 64% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Cardiovascular Stress Test
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Blazing performs Cardiovascular Stress Test more than 86% of their peers

Dr. Blazing performs this procedure more than 86% of their peers

Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Blazing performs Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors more than 70% of their peers

Dr. Blazing performs this procedure more than 70% of their peers

Cardioversion, Elective
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Blazing performs Cardioversion, Elective more than 66% of their peers

Dr. Blazing performs this procedure more than 66% of their peers

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Check Dr. Blazing's experience treating your condition or procedure

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 ratings

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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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Lisa in Fuquay Varina, NC – Oct 26, 2018
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Could not imagine having any other cardiologist except Dr. Blazing.
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Michael Blazing, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Durham, NC and has over 33 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Blazing has more experience with Cardiac Care, Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders, and Congenital Cardiac Disorders than other specialists in his area. He graduated from University of California School of Medicine - San Francisco medical school in 1987. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Duke Regional Hospital and Duke University Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Blazing to book an appointment.Less...

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease

Education

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

Awards

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Locations

Practice

Duke Heart Center6301 Herndon Rd Durham, NC 27713
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Dumc 3126 Durham, NC 27710
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Duke Regional Hospital

Durham, NC

73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average

  • America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ (2019)

Duke University Hospital

Durham, NC

81% Patient experience rating, 12% higher than the national average

  • America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019)
  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019)
  • Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020)

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