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Dr. Garnet Blatchford, MD

Colorectal Surgery*
3.8 (22)
Map Pin Small Omaha, NE
Accepting new patients
41 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Garnet Blatchford, MD

Dr. Garnet Blatchford, MD is a Colorectal Surgeon in Omaha, NE. They specialize in Colorectal Surgery, has 41 years of experience, and is board certified in Colon & Rectal Surgery. They graduated from University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Medicine and is affiliated with CHI Health Creighton University Medical Center-Bergan Mercy, Methodist Hospital, The Nebraska Medical Center, CHI Health Lakeside, CHI Health Immanuel, Bellevue Medical Center, CHI Health Midlands, Children's Hospital And Medical Center and Creighton University Medical Center-University Campus. Dr. Blatchford, completed a residency at Creighton University. Patients rated Dr. Blatchford an average 3.8 star rating.

Dr. Blatchford works at Methodist Physicians Clinic in Omaha, NE. They frequently treat conditions like Anal and Rectal Cancer and Colorectal Cancer along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Blatchford's Office Locations

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    The Colonoscopy Center Inc
    9850 Nicholas St Ste 100, Omaha, NE 68114 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (402) 343-1122
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 17:00

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • CHI Health Creighton University Medical Center-Bergan Mercy
  • Methodist Hospital
  • The Nebraska Medical Center
  • CHI Health Lakeside
  • CHI Health Immanuel
  • Bellevue Medical Center
  • CHI Health Midlands
  • Children's Hospital And Medical Center
  • Creighton University Medical Center-University Campus

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Anal and Rectal Cancer
Colorectal Cancer
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags

Treatment frequency



Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Colorectal Cancer
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Anal Fissure
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anal Sphincter Dysplasia
Anorectal Abscess
Constipation
Hemorrhoids
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Small Intestine Cancer
Anoscopy
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Abdominal Pain
Anal Abscess
Anal Cancer
Anal Warts
Anorectal Fistula
Barrett's Esophagus
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Carcinoma in Situ
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Colon Cancer
Colon Disorders
Colon Polyp
Condyloma
Congenital Anomaly Intestine
Crohn's Disease
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Esophageal Diverticulum
Fecal Incontinence
Gallstones
Hiatal Hernia
Hidradenitis
Ileus
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Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Ischemic Colitis
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Partial Lung Collapse
Pelvic Abscess
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pruritus Ani
Rectovaginal Fistula
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Secondary Malignancies
Traumatic Brain Injury
Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia
Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
Ventral Hernia
Vulvar Cancer
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Anal Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy
Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
Bladder Stimulator Implant
Bowel Resection
Colectomy
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colon Surgery
Colonoscopy
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Destruction of Anal Tumor
Dressing and Debridement of Wound or Infection
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Excision of Anal Tags
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Hemorrhoid Removal
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
Laparotomy
Open Incisional or Ventral Hernia Repair
Port Placements or Replacements
Proctectomy
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
Small Bowel Surgery
Sphincterotomy
Transendoscopic Stent Placement
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    3.8
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    About Dr. Garnet Blatchford, MD

    Specialties*
    • Colorectal Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 41 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1790783454
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Creighton University
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Creighton University
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Garnet Blatchford, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Blatchford is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    Dr. Blatchford works at Methodist Physicians Clinic in Omaha, NE. View the full address on Dr. Blatchford’s profile.

    Dr. Blatchford has seen patients for Anal and Rectal Cancer and Colorectal Cancer, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Blatchford on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    22 patients have reviewed Dr. Blatchford. The overall rating for this provider is 3.8. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Blatchford.

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