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James B. Blankenship, MD

Specializes in Neurosurgery. Surgical Specialist

+1 888 300 9218, +1 479 582 9025


The son of two public school teachers, I was born September 2, 1960 in Melbourne, Arkansas, and I have lived in the state all my life. I graduated from Melbourne High School in 1978 as valedictorian, and then attended The University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, from which I graduated with high honors in chemistry in 1982. Medical school at UAMS followed shortly thereafter. In 1986, I graduated from med school sixth in my class and subsequently completed a one year internship in general surgery at UAMS, followed by a five-year residency in neurosurgery. After completion in 1992, I began my lifelong dream of opening a private practice in Fayetteville where I have since remained...........