Dr. William Blankenship, MD

Dr. William Blankenship, MD

Non-Surgical Orthopedics  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 79
Dr. William Blankenship, MD is a orthopedic specialist in Little Rock, AR and has been practicing for 54 years. He graduated from UNIV OF AR COLL OF MED in 1964 and specializes in non-surgical orthopedics.

10301 Kanis Rd

Little Rock, AR 72205

Contact Information

(501) 604-6900

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 97% 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

  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Blankenship does not have any board certifications listed.

83  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • 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 Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • 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


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4  Procedures

  • Joint Drainage
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arkansas.

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.


    Medical School | Graduated 1964
  • Baylor College Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Central Ar Vet Health Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Hospital Of Arkansas
    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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Blankenship to family and friends
22 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Blankenship's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Great doctor! he helped me so much. I could hardly walk and now im exercising daily. took time to explain my problem with me and my family. I highly recommend Dr B!
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He doesn't listen. His mind is made up about what's wrong with you before he lays eyes on you. Didn't want to spend the time to send me to X-ray for full diagnosis. It's okay though I have good insurance so I have options with seeing specialists.
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He is a very wise Dr. Explained everything to me and my daughter. Refered us immediately to another Dr. Who could manage her pain. He was God Sent. His staff was plesant and helpful. So glad I choose him for a second opinion. He is straight to the point and tells you how it is. Treatment was booked...more
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I was actually there with an older relative who had hurt her back. The wait was terrible in both the waiting room and in the exam room. 2.5 hours total. As we went back to the exam room, I overheard Blankenship make a snide remark about finally a patient who was on time. And it wasn't us. The big...more
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