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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (1)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Laurel Blakemore is Good. Dr. Blakemore has been reviewed by 9 patients who have provided 1 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.5
Promptness 2.5
Courteous Staff 3.5
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 3.0
Spends Time with Me 3.0
Follows Up After Visit 3.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Laurel Blakemore, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • She has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Fusion

Education & Awards

Dr. Blakemore graduated from University of Alabama at Birmingham. She has 3 awards.

Top Doctors Northern Virginia Magazine 2013
Super Doctors Washington Post Magazine 2011
Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare 4th Edition 2002


Dr. Blakemore has 4 hospital affiliations:

  • Health Services for Children Pediatric Center 
  • Metrohealth Medical Center 


  • French

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Additional Information
Dr. Laurel Claire Blakemore MD is a female Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 21 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Laurel C. Blakemore practice?
Dr. Laurel Blakemore has 5 office locations.
Dr. Laurel Blakemore practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Washington, DC.
Additional practice locations include: Gainesville, FL and Fairfax, VA.
See Washington Orthopedic Surgeons.