Our Physicians


Thomas Guido Andreshak, M. D., FAAOS

Dr. Thomas G. Andreshak

  • Orthopedic Surgery – Board Certified
  • Co-chairman Orthopaedics at St. Vincent Medical Center—Toledo
  • Fellow of American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons


  • North American Spine Society
  • Ohio State Medical Association
  • Ohio Orthopedic Society
  • Academy of Medicine of Toledo and Lucas County


  • Residency: Medical College of Ohio – Orthopedic Surgery
  • Internship: Medical College of – Ohio Orthopedic Surgery
  • MD: UHS/Chicago Medical School
  • BS: Loyola University of Chicago


  • Reconstructive Spine Surgery -Medical College of Wisconsin


  • “Magnetic Resonance Imaging in the Evaluation of a Gunshot Wound to the Cervical Spine,” J. Orthop Trauma 3(1): 19-22, 1989.
  • “Anterior and Posterior Cervical Spine Fixation using Titanium Implants to Facilitate Magnetic Resonance Imaging Evaluation,” J. Orthop Trauma 3(4) ;295-299, 1989.
  • “Ipsilateral Radial Mead Dislocation and Radial Shaft Fracture, A case report,” Clin. Orthop 266:205-208, 1991. Posterior Extensile Approach of the Elbow Joint and Distal Humerus. Orthopaedic Review. 22(5): 578-582, 1993.
  • “Can We Distinguish Between Benign Versus Malignant Compression Fractures of the Spine by Magnetic Resonance Imaging?” Spine 20(16): 1776-1782, 1995.
  • “Lumbar Spine Surgery in the Obese Patient,” J. Spinal Disorders 10 (5): 376-379, 1997.
  • “Complications of Cervical Spine Surgery,” in Surgery of the Cervical Spine, Howard S. An and J. Michael Simpson, eds., Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore, Maryland, 1994.
  • “Posterior Cervial Exposures,” in Surgical Exposures to the Spine, Todd S. Albert, Richard Balderston and Bruce Northrup, eds., W.B. Saunders Co., Orlando, Florida, 1997.
  • “Spinal Stenosis,” in Principles and Techniques of Spine Surgery, Howard S. An, Williams and Wilkins, Baltimore, Maryland, 1998.


Andrew Zachary Blankenship, DO
Orthopedic Surgery—Board Eligible


  • North American Spine Society
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery
  • Ohio State Medical Association
  • Ohio Orthopedic Society

Education & Training:

  • BS in Biochemistry: Mercer University in Macon, GA
  • DO: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine—GA Campus in Suwannee, GA
  • Internship & Residency: Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center in Toledo, OH
  • Spine Fellowship: William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, MI


  • “Outcomes following tibioplasty versus conventional osteosynthesis techniques for Schatzker type III tibial plateau fractures: a systematic review” JOSR 2022. A. Blankenship, A. Singleton, L. Hiatt, K. Evanson, S. Phillips, R. Miller.
    Currently Pending Publication(s):
  • “Cellular Based Allografts May Increase Fusion Potential in Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion” P. Zakko, R. Kasir, A. Blankenship, D. Park.
  • “Analysis of Post-Operative Opiate Use In Spine Surgical Patients: opiate vs THC vs naïve” P. Whaley, P. Zakko, A. Blankenship, D. Park.

Our Staff:

The dedicated staff is highly trained in all areas of medicine and medical office expertise. We truly care about our patients. Our staff brings a total of more than 250 years of experience in the medical field to your service. From this, we understand you are facing a stressful time, our goal is to make this time as easy as possible for you.