Cardiovascular Surgeons

St. John Cardiovascular Surgery provides the most comprehensive care and multidisciplinary expertise in the area. Impressively trained, the physicians of St. John Cardiovascular Surgery utilize advanced technology to accurately identify cardiovascular, vascular and thoracic disorders, and implement successful treatment.

The St. John Cardiovascular Surgery office is located in the Bernsen Medical Plaza, 1919 S. Wheeling Ave., Suite 602, on the St. John Medical Center campus.

St. John Cardiovascular Surgeons

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Robert Blankenship, M.D.

Robert Blankenship, M.D.

Gender

Male

Education

Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA, 1969-1973, medical school

Tulane University Affiliated Hospitals, New Orleans, LA, 1974-1978, internship

Tulane University Affiliated Hospitals, New Orleans, LA, 1974-1978, general surgery residency

Saint Louis University Hospitals, St Louis, MO, 1978-1980, thoracic/cardiovascular surgery residency

Board Certification, American Board of Surgery, 1979

Board Certification, American Board of Thoracic Surgery, 1984-1994

Fellowships, American College of Surgeons

Organizations

Society of Thoracic Surgeons

Tulsa County Medical Society

Oklahoma State Medical Association

Southern Thoracic Society

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Robert Garrett, M.D.

Robert Garrett, M.D.

Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon

1923 S. Utica Ave.
Tulsa, OK 74104

Tel: 918-403-7100

Gender

Male

Education

Fellowship: cardiothoracic surgery, Oregon Health Sciences University, 1987-1989
Residency: general surgery, Tulane University School of Medicine, 1983-1987
Internship: Tulane University School of Medicine, 1982-1983
Medical school: University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, 1980-1982
Pre-med: University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, 1978-1980

Organizations

American College of Chest Surgeons
Society of Thoracic Surgeons
American Medical Association
Southern Medical Association
Oklahoma State Medical Association
Tulsa Surgical Society
Tulsa County Medical Society

Misc

Certifications:
American Board of Thoracic Surgery, 1991

Specialty Interests:
Cardiac bypass
Cardiac surgery
Carotid endarterectomy
CyberKnife®
Femoral popliteal bypass
Maze procedure
Valve replacement/repair

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Paul Kempe, M.D.

Paul Kempe, M.D.

Cardiovascular Surgeon

1919 S. Wheeling, Ste. 602
Tulsa, OK 74104

Tel: 918-712-3366

Accepting New Patients

Yes

Gender

Male

Description

Dr. Kempe brings over 20 years’ experience in cardiovascular surgery. He earned his bachelor’s at Abilene Christian Academy before getting his medical degree at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. Dr. Kempe performed his thoracic surgery residency at Boston University Medical Center and his general surgery residency at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine. He is double-board certified with the American Board of Thoracic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery.