Laurel J. Blair, M.D. FACS
St Rose Dominican Hospital Siena Campus
St Rose Dominican Hospital San Martin Campus
Parkway Surgery Center
Durango Surgery Center
Medical School: Thomas Jefferson University, College of Medicine
Residency: Lankenau Medical Center
Fellowship: Minimally Invasive Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center
Dr. Laurel J Blair graduated cum laude with a double major in Chemistry and Spanish Literature from Dickinson College in Carlisle, PA. She received her Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree from the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, PA and then went on to complete her general surgery residency at Lankenau Medical Center in Wynnewood, PA.
Following residency Dr. Blair matched into a competitive minimally invasive surgery fellowship at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, NC where she furthered her skills in abdominal wall reconstruction and advanced laparoscopy and robotic surgery with a research emphasis on patient satisfaction and quality of life following surgery. She has presented her research both nationally and internationally.
Dr. Blair was an invited lecturer at the Nevada Statewide American College of Surgeons Meeting in 2018 where she gave the keynote speech discussing complex abdominal wall hernias and their management. She served as an expert moderator at the SAGES national meeting in 2018, and as a discussant for ventral hernia repair research at the American College of Surgeons national meeting in 2015.
Dr Blair has been voted top doctor in General Surgery in the las vegas valley and is a certified Master Robotic Surgeon and Surgeon of Excellence in robotic surgery at the St Rose Siena Center of Excellence in robotic surgery.
Dr. Blair is board certified in general surgery and studied advanced herniorrhaphy techniques at the Carolinas Hernia Center in addition to advanced laparoscopy and robotic surgery. Prior to medical school, Dr. Blair studied abroad in Spain and became fluent in Spanish. Dr. Blair was inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) in October 2018, and remains an active member of the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES).