William Blackshear Jr., MD

William Blackshear Jr., MD, FACS

Vascular Surgery Saint Petersburg, FL

President, Prescription Health Network LLC

Office Address

  • 7292 4th St N
    Suite B
    Saint Petersburg, FL 33702
    Phone: (727) 896-8149
    Fax: (727) 823-8606

William Blackshear Jr., MD, FACS

Vascular Surgery Saint Petersburg, FL

President, Prescription Health Network LLC

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Vascular Surgery: General Vascular Surgery
  • Clinical Interests: Bariatric Medicine

Education & Training

  • University of WashingtonUniversity of Washington
  • Tulane UniversityTulane University
  • Denver General Hospital
  • Tulane University School of MedicineTulane University School of Medicine
  • Duke UniversityDuke University

Certifications & Licensure

  • AL State Medical LicenseAL State Medical License2007 - 2015
  • PA State Medical LicensePA State Medical License2006 - 2014
  • IA State Medical LicenseIA State Medical License2006 - 2015
  • AZ State Medical LicenseAZ State Medical License2006 - 2015
  • GA State Medical LicenseGA State Medical License2006 - 2017
  • FL State Medical LicenseFL State Medical License1979 - 2017
  • LA State Medical LicenseLA State Medical License1970 - 2016
  • American Board of SurgerySurgery

    Awards, Honors, & Recognition

    • Distinguished FellowSociety for Vascular Surgery, 2003
    • Resident TeachingTulane University Owl Club, 1977
    • United States Navy Achievement1972

    Publications & Presentations


    • Ultrasonic Evaluation of Patients with Carotid Disease. Blackshear, W.M., Jr., and Grizzard, W.S, Joint Meeting of the XXIV International Congress of Ophthalmology and The American Academy
    • Selective Use of Segmental Doppler Pressures and Color Duplex Imaging in the Localization of Arterial Occlusive Disease of the Lower Extremity. AbuRahma, Ali F. and S. Kahn, M.S. II, 18th Annual Meeting of the Southern Association for Vascular Surgery, Hyatt Gainey Ranch, Scottsdale
    • Surgical Sympathectomy for Sympathetic-Maintained Pain Syndromes-Results of a Contemporary Multidisciplinary Treatment Program. Gupta, A.K., Bandyk, D.F., Kirkpatrick, A.F., Kruse, B., Johnson, B.L. and Gonsalves, C, 21st Annual meeting of the Southern Association for Vascular Surgery, Hotel del Coronado, Coronado


    • Parenteral and Enteral Nutritional Support. Hillsborough County Pharmaceutical Association, Memorial Hospital, Tampa, Florida
    • The Relationship Between Doppler Frequency, Carotid Stenosis, and Pressure Gradients. The Eighth Annual Meeting of the Peripheral Vascular Surgery Club
    • Advantages of Continuous Electroencephalographic Monitoring During Carotid Artery Surgery. XVI World Congress of the International Society for Cardiovascular Surgery

    Professional Memberships

    • Society for Vascular Surgery - SVSDistinguished Fellow
    • American Society of Bariatric Physicians - ASBPMember
    • Southern Association of Vascular SurgeryMember
    • Florida Vascular SocietyPast President
    • Society of Endovascular SpecialistsMember
    • Society for Clinical Vascular SurgeryMember
    • American College of Surgeons - ACSMember

    Hospital Affiliations

    Insurance Accepted

    • ODS Network
    • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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