Dr. Marvin Blanton is an orthopaedic surgeon practicing in Union City, TN. Dr. Blanton specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries, diseases and disorders of the bodys musculoskeletal system. As an orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Blanton tends to bones, ligaments, muscles, joints, nerves and tendons. Orthopaedic surgeons can specialize in certain areas like the hand, spine, hip, foot and ankle, shoulder and elbow or the knee.
Education and Training
Univ of Tn, Memphis, Coll of Med, Memphis Tn 1966
Orthopaedic SurgeryAmerican Board of Orthopaedic SurgeryABOS
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