Orthopedic Spinal Surgeon
21 years of experience
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (9)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. John Blair, Orthopedic Spinal Surgeon is Excellent. Dr. Blair has been reviewed by 33 patients who have provided 9 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.3
Promptness 4.7
Courteous Staff 4.6
Accurate Diagnosis 4.6
Bedside Manner 4.5
Spends Time with Me 4.6
Follows Up After Visit 4.6

Specialties & Research

Dr. John Blair, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 10 areas:
  • Artificial Disc Replacement of Cervical and Lumbar Spine
  • Back Injuries
  • Bone Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Degenerative Spine
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Head and Neck Disorder
  • Lumbar Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Scoliosis
  • Spine Surgery

Education & Awards

Dr. Blair graduated from University of Chicago.


Dr. Blair has 8 hospital affiliations:

  • Multicare Good Samaritan Hospital 
  • Saint Clare Hospital 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. John Metcalfe Blair MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 21 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine, and Surgery.
Where does Dr. John M. Blair practice?
Dr. John Blair has 2 office locations.
Dr. John Blair practices Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine, and Surgery near Tacoma, WA.
Additional practice locations include: Lakewood, WA.
See Tacoma Orthopedic Surgeons and Tacoma Surgeons.