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Lucas Blanton, M.D
Assistant Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases

Lucas Blanton, M.D., Instructor Lucas Blanton, M.D
Assistant Professor
Department of Internal Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases
301 University Blvd, Marvin Graves Bldg., Rm 4.318D
Galveston, Texas 77555-0435
Phone: 409.772.3726
Fax: 409.772.6527
Email: lsblanto@utmb.edu

Degree/Training Completed Year Name & Location
M.D. 2005 The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas
Internal Medicine 2008 The Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina
Infectious Diseases 2010 The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas

Lucas S. Blanton obtained his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch in 2005. After medical school he completed his Internal Medicine residency at the Medical University of South Carolina in 2008. After residency, Dr. Blanton moved back to Galveston to complete his subspecialty training in Infectious Diseases. During his second year of fellowship he joined Dr. David Walker's Rickettsial Research Laboratory. He joined our faculty as an Instructor in 2010 with a focus on Rickettsiology in addition to clinical Infectious Diseases.

Research Interests

  • Epidemiology, pathogenesis, clinical manifestations, and diagnosis of Rickettsial diseases
  • New and undescribed vectors of Rickettsial diseases

Selected Publications

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