Dr. Robert Blankenship, MD

Dr. Robert Blankenship, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
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Age 71
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Dr. Robert Blankenship, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Tulsa, OK and has been practicing for 46 years. He graduated from Tulane U, School Of Medicine in 1973 and specializes in thoracic surgery.

1919 S Wheeling Ave Ste 602

Tulsa, OK 74104

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Community Care Network
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Blankenship's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Vascular Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Blankenship treats Vascular Disease more than 70% of his peers

Dr. Blankenship treats this condition more than 70% of his peers

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Blankenship treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 67% of his peers

Dr. Blankenship treats this condition more than 67% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
Pulmonary Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Blankenship treats Pulmonary Disease more than 60% of his peers

Dr. Blankenship treats this condition more than 60% of his peers

Dr. Blankenship's conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Artery Stent Placement
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Endocarditis
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Hernia Repair
Impella Device
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Removal, Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Maze Procedure
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Thymectomy
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Resection of Cardiac Tumor
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Segmentectomy, Open
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
Tracheal Surgery
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Robert Blankenship, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Tulsa, OK and has been practicing for 46 years. He graduated from Tulane U, School Of Medicine in 1973 and specializes in thoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

Education

Saint Louis University Hospital
Residency Hospital
Tulane U Hosps
Residency Hospital
Tulane U Hosps
Internship Hospital
1973
Tulane U, School Of Medicine
Medical School
1973

Dr. Blankenship's Reviews

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Based on 9 reviews

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What People Say About Dr. Robert Blankenship, MD
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It was many years ago but still grates me. Dr. bumped my surgery to late in the day and there was no pathologist in the operating room as was planned in our pre op conversation . Dr. Blankenship removed 1/3 of my right lung when no cancer was present. He further removed some lymph nodes...cutting...Read More
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Lung cancer Surgery.....I was so scared! I finally had my surgery on August 17, 2016. I had very little pain, more discomfort. In fact, I ve experienced more pain at the dentist! I was n hospital, for4 days..then released. I'm doing so well, and have resumed most of daily activities. My...Read More
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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
Blue Choice
Community Care Network
Standard Network PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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