Dr. Benoit Blondeau Joins Franklin Health Surgery
Professional interests include venous disorders and hernia surgery
December 17, 2013
Benoit Blondeau, MD, FACS, MBA
Franklin Memorial Hospital President/CEO Rebecca Arsenault is pleased to announce that surgeon Benoit Blondeau, MD, FACS, MBA, joined the staff of Franklin Health Surgery on December 17. Other providers in the practice include Dr. Eric Gunther and Dr. Thomas Marshall.
Franklin Health Surgery provides comprehensive evaluation and management of most conditions requiring general surgery, as well as advanced laparoscopic surgery, upper and lower GI endoscopy, colonoscopy, and stereotactic needle breast biopsy.
Before joining Franklin Health Surgery, Dr. Blondeau provided general surgery and trauma care at Truman Medical Center and Veterans Affairs Medical Center, both in Kansas City. He has a professional interest in hernia surgery, venous disorders, and palliative care.
Dr. Blondeau completed a fellowship in hepato-biliary surgery and multi-organ transplantation at Recanati/Miller Transplant Institute at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. Prior to that he completed another fellowship in vascular medicine from CHU Tours in France. Dr. Blondeau completed his residency in general surgery at University of Missouri in Kansas City after receiving his medical degree at University Francois Rabelais in Tours France. He is board-certified by the American Board of Surgery and holds certification in hospice and palliative medicine.
Dr. Bloundeau recently completed his master’s degree in business administration at Bloch School of Management at the University of Missouri, Kansas City.
“We are extremely fortunate to have recruited a surgeon who brings complementary skills to Franklin Health Surgery and 14 years experience,” said Arsenault. “Dr. Blondeau brings advanced methods of surgical care to our community.”
Dr. Blondeau resides in Auburn with his wife Whitney. They are the parents of two grown sons. During his free time, he enjoys mountain climbing and bicycling.
Franklin Health Surgery is located on the second floor of the Franklin Health Medical Arts Center on the Franklin Memorial Hospital campus. To schedule an appointment call 778-6579.
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