Professional and Respectful Care for every stage in a woman's life.

About

Dr. Blackburn

Dr. Blackburn, a sixth generation Texan, has been in private practice in El Paso since 1987. He is married and has two teenage sons. He has continually committed himself and his office philosophy to individualized, personal, and respectful care. Attending medical school at Texas Tech Health Sciences Center in Lubbock he went on to his Ob/Gyn specialty training at The University Health Sciences Center Houston and M.D. Anderson Hospital. Since coming to El Paso he has delivered thousands of babies, many high risk, each with personalized care. Preferring to know all of his patients and maintain that personal touch, Dr. Blackburn is one of the few doctors who do not employ nurse practitioners are other “extenders”. This philosophy has given him great satisfaction in medicine and in turn is a unique benefit for the patient.

Dr. Blackburn offers a full range of gynecological care for women of all ages. This includes evaluation of abnormal menses, contraception, infertility, hormone replacement, obstetrical care and gynecological surgery. He was the first in El Paso to offer truly outpatient (come and go the same day) hysterectomies with no visible incisions.

Along the way Dr. Blackburn has garnered many achievements and awards. Named Chief Resident by his peers in training in the Houston Medical Center was one of his most meaningful awards. He is board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology with annual recertification. He has been named Best Doctors in America on an annual basis since 2004. He was named one of America’s Best Doctors for 2014and to the Patient’s Choice award for 2010. He received awards as one of America’s Top Obstetricians and Gynecologists in 2007 and 2012. El Paso magazine named him as one of the top doctors in Ob/Gyn in El Paso.

Dr. Blackburn continues to be recognized as a leader among his peers currently serving as Chief of Ob/Gyn at Sierra Medical Center since 2008. He has had the privilege of being elected to the Sierra Providence Governing Board since 2012. With all of these accomplishments he still enjoys patient care and interaction the most. He is often asked why he chose this specific specialty. He responds that “this is the only surgical and procedure oriented specialty where you get to develop a relationship with patients that lasts for years”.

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Doctor Blackburn's profile

  • Dr. Blackburn's Education and Qualifications

    Dr. Blackburn received a medical degree from Texas Tech University School of Medicine in 1983. He completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at The University of Texas Health Sciences Center at Houston in 1987. This included training at MD Anderson Hospital and Tumor Institute in Houston.
    He is board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology since 1993. Dr. Blackburn is a member of the El Paso County Medical Society and the Texas Medical Association. Dr. Blackburn is recognized by his peers and patients with many awards.

Staff

Patty

Patty

When was the last time, if ever, a receptionist recognized you, greeted you by name, and introduced herself while welcoming you to the office? This is what patients have come to expect in Dr. Blackburn’s office from long time receptionist Patty. Working for over twenty five years in her position as the first person you encounter in the practice, Patty takes great pride in getting to know patients and their families. After a few visits to our office she will probably recognize your voice on the phone when you call.

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Anita

Anita

Working tirelessly with Dr. Blackburn since 1997 Anita’s experience and medical knowledge is evident from your first encounter with her. She treats all patients with respect, confidence, and efficiency. She gets to know patients over time so that she can personally address their concerns with the knowledge of their unique situation. You will learn to expect a friendly and caring advocate in Anita.

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Florence

Florence

Florence as the newest member of Dr. Blackburn’s staff is a great asset to the personal care theme of our office. With many years of experience, she shows patience and persistence in dealing compassionately with patients. Working closely with Dr. Blackburn you can expect compassionate and respectful care with “Flo”.

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Bert

Bert

Originally from Michigan, Bert has managed our office since 1997. Well educated and knowledgeable in her field, she works diligently to make sure the office runs smoothly and stays true to our theme of personalized care. In today’s world of medical bureaucracy it’s unusual to find an office that runs so efficiently. Bert makes sure that in our office personalized care is what we deliver.

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