Dr. Walter Dale Blessing MD Surgeon

Dr. Walter Blessing is a surgeon in Charleston, South Carolina and is affiliated with Roper Hospital. He received his medical degree from Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine and has been in practice for 15 years. He is one of 15 doctors at Roper Hospital who specialize in Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: General Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Roper Hospital

Education & Medical Training

Ochsner Clinic Foundation
Residency, General Surgery, 1999–2002

Ochsner Clinic Foundation
Residency, General Surgery, 2003–2005

Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine
Class of 1999

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

SC State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Laparoscopic-assisted peritoneal dialysis catheter placement, an improvement on the single trocar technique.
Blessing, W.D., Ross, J.M., Kennedy, C.I., Richardson, W.S.

A comparison of methylene blue and lymphazurin in breast cancer sentinel node mapping.
Blessing, W.D., Stolier, A.J., Teng, S.C., Bolton, J.S., Fuhrman, G.M.

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