Dr. William Blackshear Jr., MD

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Dr. William Blackshear Jr., MD

General Surgery | Male

Vascular Institute Of Florida 7292 4th St N Ste B, Saint Petersburg, FL 33702 Get Directions

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Dr. Blackshear Jr. specializes in General Surgery and practices in Saint Petersburg, FL. He practices at 1 location.

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Heart Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Thrombosis
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis

Procedures Performed

  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Heart Surgery
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography

Background Check

  • 0
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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Tulane University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1970

  • Internship Hospital
    Denver General Hospital

    Completed in 1971

  • Residency Hospital
    Tulane University Affil Hospital

    Completed in 1977

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Washington

    Completed in 1979

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Specializes in General Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Blackshear Jr.'s Office & Staff

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Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients