Jeffrey A. Blatnik, MD

Expertise


Specialty Areas


  • Abdominal wall reconstruction
  • Hernia repair
  • Minimally invasive gastrointestinal surgery
  • Robotic abdominal surgery

Common Procedures


  • Incisional hernia repair
  • Inguinal hernia repair
  • Ventral hernia
  • Minimally invasive paraoesophageal hernia repair
  • POEM
  • Heller Myotomy

Common Diagnoses Treated


  • Incisional hernia
  • Inguinal hernia
  • Ventral hernia
  • Achalasia
  • Paraoesophageal hernia
  • GERD
  • Gallbladder disease

Education


Board Certifications


General Surgery

Degrees


Medical School: Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH, 2003-2007

Residency


2007-2009; 2011-2014 General Surgery Residency, University Hospitals Case Medical Center and MetroHealth Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH

2009-2011 Dudley P. Allen Research Scholar, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH

Fellowship


2014-2015 Minimally Invasive / Flexible Endoscopy / Abdominal Wall Fellowship, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH


Professional Memberships


American College of Surgeons

American Hernia Society

Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons

Central Surgical Society

Awards and Honors


2019 General Surgery Faculty Mentorship Award

2019 General Surgery Resident Teaching Award

2016 Participant Department of Surgery Leadership Learning series

Research


Areas of Research Interest


Abdominal wall hernias, Prosthetic mesh

Publications


Financial Disclosures


Consultant – Intuitive Surgical

BD Research Support – Cook, Ethicon

Locations


Hospital Affiliations


Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital

Patients Seen At


Center for Advanced Medicine
Gastrointestinal Center
4921 Parkview Place
Floor 8, Suite C
St. Louis, MO 63110

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
Physician’s Office Building #1, Suite 120
1040 North Mason Road
St. Louis, MO 63141

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Contact


To request an appointment with Dr. Blatnik, please call (314) 454-8877.