Dr. Walter D Blessing, MD



General Surgery     -  South Carolina,  Charleston

 Overview

Dr. Walter D Blessing, MD works in Charleston, South Carolina is a specialist in General Surgery and graduated Medical University Of South Carolina in 1999. Dr. Blessing is affiliated with Roper Hospital and practicing for 20 years

 Experience and Qualifications

 Specialties

  • General Surgery

 Conditions

  • Acupuncture Meridian Therapy
  • Arthritic Metacarpophalangeal (MCP) Joints
  • Aspiration Pneumonia
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Cervical Spine Reconstruction
  • Chronic Renal Insufficiency
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Congenital Mitral Stenosis
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Cupping Therapy
  • Descemet's Stripping With Endothelial Keratoplasty (DSEK)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Dystonia 7, Torsion
  • Esophageal Tumor
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Exercise Management
  • Fear of Getting Married
  • Food Allergy - Tree Nuts
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery, Laproscopic
  • Genetic Testing
  • Herpes Simplex Virus Antenatal Infection
  • Hypnosis (Medical Hypnotherapy)
  • Hypochondriasis
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Jaw Dystonia
  • Kidney Damage - Ethylene Glycol
  • Laparoscopic Salpingectomy
  • Marijuana Amotivational Syndrome
  • Memory Disorders
  • Minimally Invasive Resection of Mediastinal Tumor
  • Mongolian Spot
  • Monoclonal Gammopathy of Uncertain Significance
  • Muscular Dystrophy, Congenital, Type 1C
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Neurological Muscle Weakness
  • Non-24-Hour Sleep-Wake Syndrome
  • Optic Ataxia
  • Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis
  • Radical Retropubic Prostate Removal
  • Renal Artery Stenosis (RAS)
  • Retrograde Pyetograms
  • Shoulder and Thorax Deformity - Congenital Heart Disease
  • Shoulder Fractures
  • Skin Infections
  • Skin Lesion
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Throat Swab
  • Vertebral Artery Occlusion
  • Warts

 Procedures

  • Adrenalectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Colectomy
  • Cystectomy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • 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)
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Skin Grafts
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic

 Board Certifications

  • Board Certified by the American Board of Surgery

 Years Since Graduation

  • 20

 State License

  • South Carolina

 Spoken Languages

  • Spanish

 Background Check

Sanctions

No Sanctions Found

What is a sanction or disciplinary action?

If my physician has sanction history, does that make him/her a poor quality physician?

How far back does DoctorHelps sanction history go?

For which states does DoctorHelps collect sanction history?

Malpractice

No Malpractice Found

What is medical malpractice?

If my physician has malpractice history, is he/she a poor quality physician?

How far back does DoctorHelps malpractice history go?

For which states does DoctorHelps collect malpractice history?

 Education & Training

Medical School


Medical University Of South Carolina

Charleston, SC, United States

Graduated: 1999

 Awards

Awards for Dr. Walter D Blessing, MD are not present.

 Dr. Blessing Ratings

Rates are not present.

 Dr. Blessing Reviews

Reviews for Dr. Walter D Blessing, MD are not present. Be the first to review this doctor!

 Office Locations


Primary location

 Surgical Associates Charleston

510 Albemarle Road
South Carolina (SC)
Charleston,
29407

  (843) 723-6426
Office Volume:    50 patients per day
Free Standing Surgery Center?    No
Performs Procedures On Site?    Yes

Accepting New Patients

  • Yes
* Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

 Map & Directions



Surgical Associates Charleston, 510 Albemarle Road, Charleston, South Carolina (SC), 29407




 Insurances Accepted (check insurance plans)

  • Aetna
  • Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Choice Care PPO
  • Choice Plus POS
  • Choice Plus POS II
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • MedCost
  • MedCost PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Medicare MCR
  • MultiPlan
  • MultiPlan PPO
  • Navigate HMO
  • Open Access Plus
  • PHCS Network PPO
  • Simplifi
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Wellpath Preferred PPO

* Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

 Affiliated Hospitals


Roper Hospital photo


Roper Hospital

316 Calhoun Street South Carolina SC, Charleston, 29401

Roper Hospital is a hospital located in Charleston, SC. Procedures/Diagnosis costs are above the state average in 2 of 14 procedures. Length of Stay is at the state average in 10 of 14 procedures.




  •  Latest reviews for General Surgery specialists

  • AMAZING DOCTOR, You deserve more than 5 Stars Thank you Dr. Paul Rosenberg
    13 January 2019, 09:53
    (1)
  • Dr. Carp was the one who found my heart condition on a routine check up and saved my life. She goes above and beyond the call of duty. I will forever be in her debt.
    12 January 2019, 11:01
    (1)
  • Great Doctor really helped me when others in past where not able, and he explained how things work and how to treat my condition!
    11 January 2019, 06:26
    (1)