Derrick Blanchard, PA-C - Asante

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Derrick Blanchard, PA-C

Derrick Blanchard, PA-C

Patient Rating
4.75 / 5 (Based on 226 reviews) Read Patient Experiences

Orthopedic Surgery

Services offered

Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine


Asante Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine – Grants Pass
537 Union Ave. 2nd Floor
Grants Pass, Oregon 97527
Main: 541-507-2050

About this provider

Derrick Blanchard is a certified physician assistant who is committed to delivering knowledgeable, compassionate care to all patients.


  • Provides a full spectrum of care for orthopedic patients.
  • Performs musculoskeletal and sports medicine evaluations.
  • Works closely with orthopedic surgeons to coordinate surgical care and recovery.


Outside the office, he enjoys disc golf, basketball, baseball, football, volleyball, camping, hiking, fishing, hunting and spending time with family.

Education and training


Touro University Nevada, MS Physician Assistant Studies
Brigham Young University, BS Exercise Physiology

Patient experiences

June 28, 2022
Everyone I had contact was awesome
June 28, 2022
Dr Cowley and assistant Derek
June 28, 2022
So far my experience from start to finish has been wonderful
June 28, 2022
Russel [ ], Physical Therapist, was outstanding.
June 28, 2022
June 28, 2022
I went to him for [service]. He did a good job with limited discomfort. He was able to complete it quickly which meant less pain.
June 28, 2022
Thank you.
June 28, 2022
June 28, 2022
I believe the doctor was concerned with my well being.
June 28, 2022
Marylynne is always professional , respectful, and shares her sense of humor. These qualities are invaluable in the health care setting.
June 28, 2022
The one that ordered the referral for me to the surgeons office.
May 06, 2022
May 01, 2022
Everyone went above and beyond to help me feel comfortable and important.
May 01, 2022
Derrick Blanchard's assistant was very nice, helpful and knowledgeable.
May 01, 2022
Very professional company
April 27, 2022
All were wonderful
April 26, 2022
Each and every one of the team members whether it was in the clinic or surgery I was treated with the upmost respect and like I was the only one they were taking care of. GREAT job done by all. I was I could remember names, but just know that they were perfect and treated me great.
April 24, 2022
Mary and Heidi
April 21, 2022
The girls out front and the girls in the back
April 21, 2022
Derrick Blanchard.
April 13, 2022
I was/am greatful that all has gone well. My break is healing well. Thankful he seen no need for surgery. The atmosphere was pleasant and wasn't dragged out!!
April 07, 2022
All of the contact personal have been excellent.
March 29, 2022
I feel Derek truly cares about my health. He helped me lose weight by his support and belief in me.
March 27, 2022
Love Kylie
March 24, 2022
Heidi [ ] Kyrie [ ] Derrick Blanchard Daniel [ ]
March 24, 2022
Everyone was easy to work with and helpful
March 23, 2022
only one visit with D Blanchard
March 23, 2022
the doc spent as much time as needed and was great at listening to what I felt and neededMary as always was happy and smiling ....she is a ray of sunshine
March 21, 2022
The receptionist, nurse and the Doctor
March 21, 2022
The whole group is very well informed and careful about treatment.
March 02, 2022
Techs providing rooming were courteous and helpful
March 02, 2022
Dr. [ ], Derrick Blanchard and Dr. [ ] we're all great to work with. I would definitely recommend them to my friends.
February 17, 2022
Derrick was very good.
February 17, 2022
February 17, 2022
So I came in with a [diagnosis], and they treated it with superb medical care, during the open wound phase they gave it a plaster half cast, and made sure to treat the wounds with antibiotics. After the ones had closed, they put me in a [service]. The cast is comfortable there is no pain and I'm making good progress
February 17, 2022
All care providers from specialists and nurses to admin personnel have been wonderful. All have always been very helpful, courteous, friendly and a true joy to interact with.
February 16, 2022
Derrick always listens and solves my orthopedic issues
February 16, 2022
All individuals provide excellent care and are professionally personable.
February 15, 2022
The ladies at the office are amazing. I've never had a bad experience with any of the ladies. Love them all....
February 15, 2022
My experience with Asante staff has been excellent. Helpful, polite, & with smiles.
February 12, 2022
Medical Assistant Mary [ ] was right on top of any questions or problems that came up and got it fixed with a happy smile and attitude..... she is the greatest
February 11, 2022
The whole staff I interacted with were exceptionally well informed and treated me like I was a person and not a number.
February 11, 2022
February 03, 2022
Heidi, Maryann, and everyone else
February 02, 2022
Mary Lynn , derrick
February 01, 2022
I have always found Asante in general always very helpful in the physical needs.
January 28, 2022
Everyone is very professional, compassionate and helpful.
January 28, 2022
Dr. Blanchard Is outstanding. Gave me so much more information, kindness . I Believe he was interested in making me feel better. Showed me ex rays Not in a hurry like Dr.[ ]. Thank you for sending me to Blanchard . Shot. has helped .Refered me to Asanta [name] [number]
January 19, 2022
Most professional people to have helped me through a tough time with surgry. Asante has treated me with respect and explaining things that i could understand. Thank you all
January 19, 2022
Everyone is great! Special kudos to Mary Lynn and Heidi. Always great attitude and helpful.
January 19, 2022
The entire staff teat me family they are excellent doctors and nurse i never had a great. Staff that really treat me like this and want thank them very very much
January 17, 2022
Yes my provider has been the very best orthopedic surgeon I have ever had. The staff members are courteous and caring.
January 17, 2022
Derrick was the first doctor to give me a shot and it worked that night . He was a god send for sure. I'm in therapy and it still isn't hurting so relieved. Thank him so much.
January 15, 2022
Yes. The doo gave me a[service] which took away my.pain and increased my mobility.
January 14, 2022
Derrick Blanchard. Heidi, Daniel [ ], all doctor's assistants, X-Ray techs.A great team!!!!!!!!!
January 14, 2022
Everybody I interacted with was outstanding and very professional.
January 14, 2022
Everyone in that office was exceptional always polite and always had my questions answered and my appointments made. They are the best.
January 13, 2022
Everyone I dealt with was professional and caring.
January 10, 2022
everyone here is a pro
January 06, 2022
So far, everyone I've interacted with at Asante have been very help, courteous and caring. Thanks for this, at a stressful time.
January 05, 2022
Dr Blanchard
January 04, 2022
Derrick took my call on the day after my surgery as one of my pain pills were not with my prescriptions currently picked up before the surgery.. he called them in for me� also answered and helped out on Christmas morning as I was concerned about a [service] on my bandage. Said it would be ok unless it was a lot. But a [ ] is ok.. if it got any bigger to go to hospital� he was wonderful. ??. Thank you Derrick!
January 02, 2022
Marylynne [ ] did an outstanding job getting me in on an urgent basis. She exemplifies the values I need as afar as knowledge, compassion, and respect are concerned. Her entire team elevated Asante Orthopedics in my mind as the finest orthopedic practice in our area.
January 01, 2022
Result from my surgery was better than expected.
December 29, 2021
I've only had one visit and it was excellent.
December 29, 2021
I sure liked Kylie. Very personable and I felt she listened.
December 29, 2021
Heidi and Derrick are both very good.
December 28, 2021
I get [service] at Asante in Grants Pass every [ ] weeks. The nurses are always so caring and competent. I don't dread my [service] because of how kind the staff is.
December 28, 2021
Derrick Blanchard
December 28, 2021
t the nurses I had after I came out of recovery were exceptional. I wish I could recall their names. They were compassionate and so comforting. I must say ALL the nurses who cared for me were wonderful. I was an am very grateful. The nurse I especially remember was taking care of another patient in recovery at the same time as me. I never felt neglected.
December 28, 2021
Everyone at Asante Orthopedic Surgery has been helpful.
December 24, 2021
All the staff were great
December 14, 2021
Everyone at the office are great to work with.
December 13, 2021
Derek and Kyrie are a great team. They assessed my problem and got me seen right away!
December 09, 2021
Yes , everyone I met was outstanding
December 09, 2021
Everyone that I have contacted has been outstanding and very respectful to my needs.
November 25, 2021
Pre op was fast.
November 07, 2021
I thought he was the best!
November 06, 2021
All staff was pleasant!
October 31, 2021
My arrival by the receptionist. I was late (couldnn't find the address). Nothing was said about the late arrival.I was not kept waiting.
October 21, 2021
Was all good
October 20, 2021
Derrick, and his scheduler were always great!!!
October 19, 2021
Every person that I have encountered with Asante has been helpful, cheerful, and personable. Through exams or physical therapy or office visits, I've always been treated as if I'm their only patient.
October 18, 2021
Derrick Blanchard was always polite and professional and so was his medical assistant.
October 13, 2021
October 12, 2021
When I went in for my right knee replacement, from the time I arrived until the time I was discharged I was treated with the utmost respect and kindness. It was like I was family with the whole team there, Marcie, Marie, and Patrick. I hope I didn't miss anyone but knowing me I did.
October 11, 2021
The medical assistants have always been extremely courteous, in good moods, and have been friendly. Derrick himself has been a great person to be working with on my health care.
October 08, 2021
Every body is always friendly and happy to see me and I can tell there is always a smile under the masks
September 27, 2021
Derek Blanchard was a very polite you g man and listened to me and made me a follow up appointment to check on my goals.
September 24, 2021
Everyone is very helpful and pleasent.
September 22, 2021
Everyone I came in contact with was surprisingly kind, compassionate and accommodating. I felt genuinely cared for. I applaud all the staff for their knowledge and ability to work so well as a team. I am so grateful to Dr. [ ] and Derrick Blanchard for their skill and dedication to their craft. Putting my life and well-being in their hands under the knife is not easy. I felt confident and comfortable with both of them. Not one person in that office is paid enough for what they chose to do for a career. It takes a very special person to fill all of their shoes. Thank you, Thank you, Thank you. (My right side feels like it's 30 again)
September 09, 2021
Got a sooner appt than what was scheduled previously
September 08, 2021
Derrrick's MA, sorry I do not remember her name - Kyrie or something???, I'm probably way off! - but she was very warm and professional. She took much time to get a full history from me, and showed much compassion and empathy for my pain and how it is affecting me. Please have staff provide the name for this MA so that she can be appropriately recognized for her excellent treatment of me during my visit!
September 07, 2021
Everyone I have came in contact with at Asante has been extremely helpful. This includes the physician Dr [NAME], the anesthesiologist for my surgery, the pre and post-op nurses also. I cannot forget the ladies that work at the coffee kiosk's for one of the most important people after my surgery.
September 03, 2021
Dr. Blanchard professionalism is outstanding. He explained things with me until I understood. My ankle is healed now so I won't see him again. I would recce hi. To others definitely.
September 01, 2021
It is crazy times with COVID and I do not expect them to be able to function as normal. However, they try to provide services as quickly as possible.
August 21, 2021
Pre-op appointments and day of surgery were handled very well and professionally.
August 18, 2021
The nurse was so kind and understanding to me. She was very easy and comfortable to talk too. The whole staff was friendly and considerate to me. The doctor was very nice and kind and understanding to my health issues.
August 13, 2021
Heidi [ ] was extremely helpful


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