Dr. Peter Blessey MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Peter Blessey is an orthopedic surgeon in Slidell, Louisiana. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Lakeview Regional Medical Center and Ochsner Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans and has been in practice for 18 years. He is one of 5 doctors at Lakeview Regional Medical Center and one of 31 at Ochsner Medical Center who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: General Orthopedic Surgery

Education & Medical Training

University of Florida College of Medicine at Jacksonville
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1996 - 2001

University of Virginia
Fellowship, Sports Medicine, 2001 - 2002

Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans
Class of 1996

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

DC State Medical License
Active through 2012

FL State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

The graft/tunnel angles in posterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a cadaveric comparison of two techniques for femoral tunnel placement.
Handy, M. H., Blessey, P. B., Kline, A. J., Miller, M. D.

Recreating an acceptable angle of the tibial tunnel in the coronal plane in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction using external landmarks.
Chhabra, A., Diduch, D. R., Blessey, P. B., Miller, M. D.

Meniscal repair with the Rapid Loc device: a cadaveric study.
Miller, M. D., Blessey, P. B., Chhabra, A., Kline, A. J., Diduch, D. R.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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