Dr. Joseph B Blanda MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Joseph Blanda is an orthopedic surgeon in Akron, Ohio. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Akron General Medical Center and Summa Health System. He received his medical degree from University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and has been in practice for 29 years. Dr. Blanda accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 41 doctors at Akron General Medical Center and one of 47 at Summa Health System who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Akron General Medical Center
High performing in Orthopedics

Summa Western Reserve Hospital

Summa Health System
High performing in Orthopedics

Education & Medical Training

Akron City Hospital
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1985 - 1990

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Class of 1985

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

A comparison of patient-controlled analgesia and continuous lumbar plexus block after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction.
Matheny, J. M., Hanks, G. A., Rung, G. W., Blanda, J. B., Kalenak, A.

Defects of pars interarticularis in athletes: a protocol for nonoperative treatment.
Blanda, J., Bethem, D., Moats, W., Lew, M.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CareFirst BCBS Maryland POS
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Network POS
  • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • Coventry Virginia - HMO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Sagamore Health Plus
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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