John Blebea M.D.

Surgical Disciplines

General Surgery

CMU Health, Saginaw
Phone: 989-790-1001
John Blebea, M.D.


Dr. John Blebea is Professor of Surgery and Chair of Surgical Disciplines at the Central Michigan University College of Medicine. An internationally-recognized vascular surgeon, educator and researcher, Dr. Blebea had previously served as chairman of the department of surgery at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine in Tulsa and chief of the division of vascular surgery at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland and Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia. He has also served as faculty and in leadership positions at Penn State University's Hershey Medical Center and the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgery and is active with leadership positions in many national professional societies, including most recently being the president of the American Venous Forum. Dr. Blebea has authored more than 180 scientific publications and has given more than 400 presentations at numerous medical conferences. He has won multiple academic awards and has been selected as "Best Doctor” at the local, state, and national levels for many years. He continues to teach, do research and treat patients with vascular disease.

Treatment & Services:
  • Surgical expertise and special interest in:
    • Complex vascular and endovascular procedures
Education & Fellowships:
  • Fellowship
    • University of Rochester School of Medicine
  • Residency
    • General Surgery, Georgetown University
    • New Jersey Medical School, Rutgers University-Newark
  • Doctorate
    • Case Western Reserve University
      Medical Doctor
      Cleveland, Ohio
      1982
Board/Specialty
  • American Board of Surgery (Vascular Surgery). Certified.
  • National Board of Medical Examiners. Certified.
Licenses & Certifications
  • Controlled Substance, State of Michigan
  • Medical License, State of Michigan
Languages Spoken
English