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Patients call:1-800-275-6401


This provider sees patients at the following locations:


General Surgery Danville
100 N Academy Ave
Danville, PA 17822
General Surgery Gray's Woods State College
132 Abigail Lane
Port Matilda, PA 16870
General Surgery Sandy Lane Lewistown
27 Sandy Lane Suite 270
Lewistown, PA 17044

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  1. He or she does not see patients in the outpatient clinic setting.
  2. He or she sees patients, but has not yet received the minimum number of Patient Satisfaction Reviews. To be eligible for display, we require a minimum of 30 surveys. This ensures that the rating is accurate and statistically reliable.
  3. He or she is a community provider, not a Geisinger-employed provider. Community providers tend to see patients in their own private outpatient practices, which we do not survey.

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Blansfield, Joseph Alfred, MD Visit Geisinger.org for information on Joseph Alfred Blansfield, MD. Find contact information, medical education, affiliated hospitals and more.
Overall Rating:
4.7 out of 5
1 96 ratings
18 comments

Practicing Specialties:

  • Surgery, Board Certified, 2005
  • Cancer
  • Endocrine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Surgical Oncology

Education:

  • Georgetown University Medical School 1999

Residency:

  • Abington Memorial Hospital 2004

Fellowship:

  • NIH - Center for Cancer Research 2007
    Surgical Oncology

Clinical Interests:

Surgical oncology, endocrine surgery and minimally invasive surgery; treatment of esophageal cancer, gastric cancer, primary and metastatic liver tumors, pancreatic tumors, endocrine tumors, skin and soft tissue cancers including melanoma and sarcoma, hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC), pancreatic cancer surgery

Related Interests:

Research interests include studying molecular biology of cancer as well as regional therapies to combat metastatic cancer

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to care provider-related questions on our nationally recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our survey >
1. Friendliness/courtesy of provider
- 4.7 out of 5
2. Provider explanations of prob/condition
- 4.7 out of 5
3. Provider concern for questions/worries
- 4.7 out of 5
4. Provider efforts to include in decisions
- 4.7 out of 5
5. Provider information about medications
- 4.6 out of 5
6. Provider instructions for follow-up care
- 4.7 out of 5
7. Provider spoke using clear language
- 4.7 out of 5
8. Time provider spent with patient
- 4.6 out of 5
9. Patients' confidence in provider
- 4.7 out of 5
10. Likelihood of recommending provider
- 4.6 out of 5

Patient Comments:

The comments are submitted by patients (or their caregivers) and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Geisinger. Learn more about our survey >
Jan 19
Dr. Blansfield could not have been more helpful. He was very patient in answering questions .
Dec 6, 2016
Dr. Blansfield took the time to explain details of my upcoming surgery and answer all questions completely.
Nov 29, 2016
Doctor was delayed but gave me the time I needed and did not make me feel he was rushed to move on. It was a very positive experience and I appreciated his courtesy and concern for my problem.
Nov 29, 2016
I was in and out of Lewistown Hosp for a year and had no answer when I finally got them to let me move on I was very happy with the care and kindness Dr Blansfield gave. It has been a very long road back but he is always there if needed.
Nov 8, 2016
Dr. Blansfield is fantastic! I feel lucky to have him as my doctor.
Nov 1, 2016
Felt well taken care of but would have liked some printed info about my specific problem.
Oct 25, 2016
Doctor was delayed but no one told me til 25 minutes after appointment time. Saw doctor 50 minutes after appointment time.
Sep 23, 2016
I really like the Dr.,I understood everything he was telling,an I would recommend to all my friends if they needed a Dr. like him, Thank You.
Sep 16, 2016
Very comfortable physician to discuss concerns with, bedside manner was excellent.
Sep 6, 2016
Dr. Blansfield is an exceptional Doctor in my ways - Nice personality & bed side manner very professional and did a wonderful job on my surgery.
Aug 30, 2016
Dr. Blansfield clearly explained my "case."
Aug 30, 2016
Dr. Blansfield remained professional but friendly. He explained procedures & results to my satisfaction.
Aug 2, 2016
Grateful to Dr. Blansfield for his kindness and expertise! He did exactly what he said he would and did it WELL!
Jul 29, 2016
He's awesome!
Jul 27, 2016
Good.
May 12, 2016
Very concerned, compassionate and knowledgeable.
May 3, 2016
I would recommend this doctor to anyone.
May 3, 2016
I always recommend Dr Blansfield and always will