Your Physicians

William Blankenship, M.D.

Dr. Blankenship fulfilled a childhood dream when he became a physician, and he counts as two of his proudest moments becoming a board certified orthopedic surgeon and graduating from the U.S. Army War College. He retired from the U.S. Army Medical Corps with the rank of Colonel.

After earning his medical degree from the University of Arkansas School of Medicine, Dr. Blankenship did an internship at Baylor College of Medicine and residency training in general surgery and orthopedic surgery at UAMS. He joined OrthoArkansas in 1998.

Dr. Blankenship is Board Certified by and a Fellow and Diplomat of the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery and he is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the Arkansas Orthopedic Association and the Society of Military Orthopedic Surgeons.

In addition to caring for his patients, Dr. Blankenship enjoys building model vehicles and spending time with this family. He calls his wife, June, to whom he has been married 45 years, the bravest and most caring person he has ever known.

Educational Links

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Baylor University

William Blankenship

Medical Background

Medical degree

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences


University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences


American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Office and Contact Information

Office Address

10301 Kanis Road
Little Rock, AR 72205

Local: 501.604.6900
Toll-Free: 800.264.5633
Fax: 501.604.6941