Dr. Elena Blanco, DPM

Dr. Elena Blanco, DPM

Podiatry  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 45
Dr. Elena Blanco, DPM is a podiatry specialist in Hackensack, NJ and has been practicing for 18 years. She graduated from New York College of Podiatric Medicine in 2000 and specializes in podiatry and podiatric foot & ankle surgery.Read her story

125 Prospect Ave

Hackensack, NJ 07601

Contact Information

(201) 488-7577

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthFirst
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Top Care Areas

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Foot Sprain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Foot Conditions
more than 82% of peers
more than 79% of peers

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Dr. Blanco's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Blanco "Dr. Elena Blanco is a graduate of the New York College of Podiatric Medicine, Class of 2000. During her schooling she was the recipient of academic scholarships and awards for clinical performance, including the Elizabeth Roberts Award for Excellence and Empathy in Podopediatrics. She did a three year post-graduate podiatric surgical residency at the University Hospital of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey/HackensackUMC Hospital, where she served as Chief Resident her final year. During her training, she performed over 1200 procedures including all aspects of trauma, diabetic limb salvage/care, and elective and reconstructive foot and ankle surgery. She is double board certified in both foot and reconstructive rearfoot and ankle surgery by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery since 2006. She practices in Hackensack, NJ and is affiliated with Hackensack UMC Hospital."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Blanco "My practice philosophy is one of patience and education.  My focus is on open communication, during which I listen attentively to patients and educate them in order to empower them during their treatments."

2  Specialties

  • Podiatry
  • Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Foot & Ankle Surgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board*
  • Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery

20  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Bunion
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Deformities
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Pain
  • Heel Spur
  • Ingrown Toenail
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Stress Fracture of Foot

18  Procedures

  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Flatfoot Correction
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hammer Toe Repair
  • Ingrown Toenail Surgery
  • Ingrown Toenail Treatment
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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.


  • New York College of Podiatric Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • University of Medicine And Dentistry of New Jersey / Newark
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University of Medicine And Dentistry of New Jersey / Newark
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Blanco has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Blanco's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Blanco to family and friends
14 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Blanco's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

She is a wonderful doctor and surgeon. Great hands, great bedside manner and great with kids.
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Wonderful, compassionate and experienced Doctor...Nice staff.
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I scheduled an appointment with Dr. Blanco because she spoke Spanish and would feel more comfortable with her. I went for a routine foot care and she only cut my nails and felt a bit disappointed because I thought she would do more for skin and use other tools that I have seen from another...more
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I would definitely recommend Dr. Blanco to anyone. She is very professional and knowledgeable. I felt very embarrassed with how dry and cracked my feet were. I was also seeing her for sweaty feet. She recommended a treatment that really helped me. She answered all my questions and I'm glad I am no...more
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This was my first visit to a podiatrist. I've had a fungal toenail for quite a while and was embarrassed to see anyone about it. I was given an appointment right away. Dr. Blanco was very knowledgeable and took the time to explain each treatment option available to me. She was very thorough and had...more
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