Dr. Robert Blankenship, MD

Dr. Robert Blankenship, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 71
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Dr. Robert Blankenship, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Tulsa, OK and has been practicing for 45 years. He graduated from Tulane Univ Sch Of Med in 1973 and specializes in thoracic surgery.

1919 S Wheeling Ave Ste 602

Tulsa, OK 74104

Contact Information

(918) 712-3366

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Blankenship performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Aneurysm
high
more than 84% of peers
Aortic Aneurysm
normal
more than 75% of peers
Vascular Disease
normal
more than 74% of peers

Dr. Blankenship's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Blankenship does not have any board certifications listed.

43  Conditions Treated

  • 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
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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47  Procedures

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Oklahoma.

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

  • Tulane Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • Tulane U Hosps
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Saint Louis University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Tulane U Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Blankenship has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Blankenship has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Blankenship's Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Blankenship to family and friends
9 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Blankenship's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

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...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...more
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