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Dr. Seth Blank, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery ·  Male · Age 59

Dr. Blank

Dr. Seth Blank, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Portland, ME and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Boston University School Of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.


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(207) 553-6540

Dr. Blank accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
AvMed
Open Access
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Commercial Insurance Company
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Medicaid
Meritain Health
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
Universal American

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Dr. Blank's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Lung Cancer
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Blank treats Lung Cancer more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Blank treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Adult Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Bronchioalveolar Carcinoma
  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma
  • Clear Cell Adenocarcinoma
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer
Pulmonary Disease
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Blank treats Pulmonary Disease more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Blank treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Lung Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Blank performs Lung Surgery more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Blank performs this procedure more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Blank's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Lobectomy
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Removal, Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Respiratory System Cancer
  • Segmentectomy
  • Segmentectomy, Open
  • Septal Defect
  • Sympathectomy
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vascular Disease
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Lobectomy
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Seth Blank, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Portland, ME and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Boston University School Of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

1992
Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine
Residency Hospital
1992
University Hospital Cleveland
Residency Hospital
1989
Hospital St Raphael
Residency Hospital
1985
Hospital Of Saint Raphael
Internship Hospital
1984
Boston University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1984
Boston University School Of Medicine
Undergraduate School
1992
1992
1989
1985
1984
1984

Languages

  • French
  • English

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