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Monday - 8:30-5:00
Tuesday - 8:00-5:00 Wednesday - 8:30-5:00 Thursday - 8:30-5:00
Friday - 8:30-4:00

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Blanchard Valley Surgical Specialists


Douglas W. Yoder, MD

Undergraduate Degree: Bachelor of Arts, Biology, University of Toledo, 1987
Medical Degree: University of Cincinnati, 1991
Post Graduate Training:  

1991-1997 Resident General Surgery

University of Vermont
Burlington, Vermont


1993-1994 Research Fellowship General Surgery

University of Vermont
Burlington, Vermont


1997-1998 Fellowship Colorectal Surgery

Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Cleveland, Ohio


National Board of Medical Examiners, 1992 

American Board of Surgery, 1998, 2008
American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery, 1999
State of Ohio Medical Board, 1998-Current

Advanced Trauma Life Support, Current
Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Current
Basic Life Support, Current  

Blanchard Valley Regional Health Center
Antibiotic Prophylaxis
Ryan Symposium, 2008
Injury Prevention
Ryan Symposium, 2004
Colon and rectal cancer, 2001

Hemorrhoids, 1999


Lima Memorial Hospital
Injury Prevention, 2006

Lima Memorial Trauma Hospital


Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Radiation enteritis, 1997

Solitary rectal ulcer syndrome and colitis cystic profunda, 1997

Colorectal trauma, 1998


University of Vermont

Omeprazole use in surgical patients, 1993

Pneumonia in severely head-injured patients, 1994

Evaluation and treatment of traumatic duodenal injuries, 1994

Recognition and treatment of traumatic liver injuries, 1995

Congenital diaphragmatic hernias, 1995

Mucosal advancement flap repair of anal fistulas, 1195

GI complications of morbid obesity surgery, 1996

Crohns's disease and cancer, 1997

Practice focus:

Abdominal general surgery

Minimally invasive surgery

Endoscopy, Colorectal surgery




Fellow, American College of Surgeons

Association of Military and US Surgeons

American Trauma Society