Dr. Steven Blazar, MD

Dr. Steven Blazar, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 62
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Dr. Steven Blazar, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Pawtucket, RI and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Boston University School Of Medicine in 1982 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic spine surgery.

588 Pawtucket Ave

Pawtucket, RI 02860

Contact Information

(401) 722-2400

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Cigna
  • CompBenefits Corp.
  • Fallon Community Health Plan
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Top Care Areas

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Low Back Pain
very high
more than 94% of peers
Spine Disorders
very high
more than 94% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 93% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

81  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture
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29  Procedures

  • Disc Replacement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Brown University / Alpert Medical School
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1978
  • Boston University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • St Elizabeth's Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • University Mass Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • New Eng Bapt Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Blazar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Portuguese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Blazar's Reviews

2.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Blazar to family and friends
50 total reviews (12 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (50)

  • 5
    (19)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (27)

Dr. Blazar's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Patient Comments (12)

This doctor is rude he will operate on anyone even if they dont need it . He has no compassion for people in pain. I had two surgery with him I will not go back i now have pain management doctors and have to see a neurosurgeon to correct the mess he made.
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Dr. Blazer is very rude, inpatient, abrupt ; he does not respect the patients input, he acts as if he is always right and that is all that matters is his opinion. I dreaded every visit, and each one was worse than the last. I had to keep my composure so I didn't look like a crazy lady when I wanted...more
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Worst doctor I have ever been to. He gave my condition a wrong diagnosis and I was in pain for months for no reason. He should have his license revoked if possible
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He is not someone I would recommend. While he has all the credentials, he was not there for me when I had questions after my first exam. His medical care did nothing to improve an acute but relatively simple and impeding ortho condition.
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Dr. Blazar may be a good surgeon but the days he worked on me ruined my life for ever. I wish I had more than 500 characters to explain how he disregarded a blood clot I had in my leg, put holes in my spinal fluid sack that I end up transferring to another hospital to repair, damaged the nerve to...more
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