Arturo Blanco, MD, will join St. Dominic's Family Practice Associates in the Flowood

Jackson, Miss., Arturo Blanco, MD, will join Cynthia Allen, MD, and Landall Hathorn, MD, of St. Dominic's Family Practice Associates in the Flowood clinic location beginning February 1, 2010. Blanco comes to St. Dominic's after having served as a family practice physician at the Olive Branch Family Medical Center since 2007.

Blanco's previous experience includes working as a research assistant at the G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center in Jackson and serving as a medical doctor in various hospitals throughout the South American country of Colombia. Blanco is also a diplomat for the American Board of Family Practice, Inc.

Blanco, who received his medical degree from Universidad Del Norte's School of Medicine in Colombia, completed his residency in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in 2006.

For questions or to schedule an appointment with Dr. Blanco, call the Family Practice Associates - Flowood Clinic at 601-200-4760. The clinic is open Monday - Friday from 8 am - 4:30 pm.