Dr. Zalmen Blanck, MD

Dr. Zalmen Blanck, MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology  ·  
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Age 57
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Dr. Zalmen Blanck, MD is a clinical cardiac electrophysiologist in San Antonio, TX and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Universidad Nacional Autonoma De Mexico, Iztacala, Escuela Nacional De Estudios Prfesionales Iztacala in 1985 and specializes in clinical cardiac electrophysiology and cardiology.Read his story

4411 Medical Dr Ste 300

San Antonio, TX 78229

Contact Information

(210) 614-5400

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Cardiac Electrophysiology
very high
more than 96% of peers
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
very high
more than 95% of peers
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Dr. Blanck's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Blanck "Cardiac Electrophysiologist Zalmen Blanck, MD, FHRS left his successful five-city Wisconsin practices to join former cardiology fellows Dr. Bucay, Dr. Fernando Triana and Dr. Anatole Trakhtenbroit at Cardiology Clinic in sunny San Antonio, Texas. Dr. Blanck graduated from the National Autonomous University of Mexico School of Medicine in Mexico City. He completed his residency and electrophysiology fellowship at University of Wisconsin Mount Sinai/Sinai Samaritan Medical Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin where he had completed a year-long externship during medical school. Following his EP fellowship, Dr. Blanck served as director of the Electrophysiology Laboratory at Zablocki Veterans Affairs Medical Center and as assistant professor of medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. Between 1993 and 2014, Dr. Blanck worked with Aurora Cardiovascular Services/Aurora Medical Group in Milwaukee. He also served at the University of Milwaukee Medical School, Milwaukee Clinical Campus, until 2000 when he became an clinical adjunct professor of medicine at University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health at Aurora Sinai and Aurora St. Luke's Medical Centers. From 2008 to 2014, Dr. Blanck served as director of Electrophysiology Services at Gunderson Lutheran Hospital in Lacrosse, Wisconsin. Dr. Blanck is board certified in cardiovascular disease and clinical cardiac electrophysiology. He is a Fellow of the Heart Rhythm Society and a member of the American Medical Association and Sociedad Mexicana de Cardiology."
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2  Specialties

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiology

1  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

41  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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19  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Universidad Nacional Autonoma De Mexico, Iztacala, Escuela Nacional De Estudios Prfesionales Iztacala
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Mt Sinai/U Wisc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Baylor College Of Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Blanck has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Blanck's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Blanck to family and friends
21 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (19)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Blanck's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I can't say enough good things about Dr. Blanck. He got me in for a pacemaker implant the SAME DAY as my original cardiac appointment. The whole surgery process was truly a breeze. He's calming, caring, consoling, and extraordinarily competent. He's easy to talk to and put my mind at ease when...more
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I felt very good about Dr. Blanck's review of my test results and his confident assessment of my condition. He explained my current situation, my options, and future actions very clearly to me. I am especially pleased that he will be the one to conduct any future monitoring I may need. ...more
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I am so grateful for Dr. Blanck's effective, comprehensive, and compassionate care! I especially appreciate his awareness of my extensive cardiac history and his systematic approach to diagnosis and prescription using the least invasive interventions. Dr. Blanck's expertise and clear...more
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He is a Super EP doctor
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