Joanna Blanco, MD

Joanna Blanco, MD

  • Internal Medicine

I believe in treating the individual, not the symptoms. I am committed to providing compassionate, high-quality, patient-centered care. I will be honored to take care of you and your loved ones.

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Related Services

Related Practices

Specialties, Procedures &
Conditions Treated

Primary Areas of Practice

  • Internal Medicine

Other Areas of Practice

  • Primary Care
  • Adult Health
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Men's Health
  • Prevention and Wellness
  • Weight Management
  • Women's Health

Procedures

  • Cancer Screening
  • Health Screening
  • Immunizations
  • Physical Exams

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Back Pain
  • Chest Pain
  • COPD
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Dizziness
  • Fainting
  • Fever
  • Gout
  • Headaches
  • Heartburn
  • High Blood Pressure
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hypertension
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Injuries
  • Insomnia
  • Memory Problems
  • Metabolic Bone Disease
  • Migraine
  • Obesity
  • Osteoporosis
  • Palpitations
  • Prostate Disorders
  • Rashes
  • Respiratory Infections
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Weight Management

Locations &
Appointments

Locations

  • The Park Medical Group

    A

    1 North Washington Avenue 2nd Floor Bergenfield, NJ 07621

    Phone: 201-374-9201
    Fax: 201-608-2453

  • The Park Medical Group

    B

    24 Elm Street Harrington Park, NJ 07640

    Phone: 201-784-0123
    Fax: 201-784-0065

Appointments

Insurance

Insurances Accepted

Please contact your insurance company directly prior to receiving services or care to confirm your coverage. Although we have made every effort to ensure this list is accurate, only your health insurance plan can provide complete information regarding your coverage and potential out-of-pocket costs.

1199 (SEIU)

  • 1199 (SEIU)

Aetna

  • Aetna Assure Premier Plus
  • Aetna CCN
  • Aetna CoreSource
  • Aetna Coventry
  • Aetna FIDE-SNP
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Medicare Managed Care
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • Aetna Whole Health HMO
  • Aetna Whole Health PPO
  • Medsolutions
  • Meritan Health

AmeriHealth

  • AmeriHealth Administrator
  • AmeriHealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • Value Network (Exchange Plan)

APWU

  • APWU Health Plan

Cigna

  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna Medicare Advantage
  • Cigna Open Access Plus
  • Cigna PPO
  • Cigna Supplemental
  • Great-West Healthcare (GWH)
  • Health Partners

Clover Health

  • Clover Medicare Advantage

Empire BCBS

  • Blue Priority
  • Empire BCBS EPO
  • Empire BCBS HealthPlus Gatekeeper (prefix VJD)
  • Empire BCBS Indemnity
  • Empire BCBS Medicare Advantage Plus
  • Empire BCBS PPO

Empire Plan (NYSHIP)

  • Empire Plan (NYSHIP)

First Health

  • First Health

GEHA

  • GEHA Health Plan

Horizon BCBS

  • Federal Employee Program
  • Horizon BCBS Braven Health
  • Horizon BCBS EPO
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS Medicare Managed Care
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • NJ Carpenters Fund
  • OMNIA Tier 1
  • Traditional

Horizon NJ Health

  • Horizon NJ Health Medicaid
  • Horizon NJ TotalCare (D-SNP)

Humana

  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare+ Network PPO
  • Humana ChoicePOS
  • Humana Gold Choice Network PFFS
  • Humana Gold Choice Network PFFS 23
  • Humana Gold Plus DE-SNP
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana Medicare (Employer PPO Plus)
  • Humana Medicare PPO
  • Humana Medicare PPO 2023
  • Humana National Medicare HMO
  • Humana National POS - Open Access
  • Humana National POS - Open Access Plus

MagnaCare

  • Local 825
  • MagnaCare PPO

Mail Handlers

  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)

Medicaid

  • Medicaid NJ

Medicare

  • Medicare NJ

MultiPlan/PHCS

  • Beech Street
  • MultiPlan Humana
  • MultiPlan Worker's Comp
  • PHCS
  • Pomco

MVP Health Care

  • MVP Health Care PPO

NALC

  • NALC Health Benefit Plan

Nippon Life Insurance Co of America

  • Nippon Life Benefits

Oxford

  • Freedom
  • Garden State Network
  • Liberty
  • Metro
  • Oxford Medicare

QualCare

  • Choice Care
  • HIP HMO
  • HIP PPO
  • HIP PRIME HMO
  • HIP PRIME PPO
  • Oscar
  • QualCare EPO
  • QualCare FEHB
  • QualCare GHI PPO
  • QualCare HMO
  • QualCare Humana
  • QualCare PPO
  • QualCare Worker's Comp

Railroad Medicare

  • Railroad Medicare NJ

UMR

  • UMR

UnitedHealthcare

  • AARP
  • Commercial and Marketplace
  • Compass Benefit (Exchange)
  • Medica
  • River Valley
  • UnitedHealthcare EPO
  • UnitedHealthcare HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare POS
  • UnitedHealthcare PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare StudentResources

About

About Joanna Blanco

Dr. Blanco is board certified in internal medicine. Her primary clinical interests are adult health, women’s health, geriatric medicine, chronic condition management, preventive medicine, and weight management. Dr. Blanco received her MD from Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine, in Scranton, Pennsylvania. She did an internal medicine residency, and was chief resident, at Westchester Medical Center, in Valhalla, New York. She is a member of the American College of Physicians and the American Medical Association. In addition to English, Dr. Blanco is conversant in Spanish and understands Tagalog.

Honors & Awards

Alpha Omega Alpha Teaching Award (New York Medical College)

The Patient Centered Care Award (New York Medical College/Westchester Medical Center)

Professional Memberships

American College of Physicians

American Medical Association

Education &
Training

Education & Degrees

MD: Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine

Residency

Westchester Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine (American Board of Internal Medicine)

Other Certifications

  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)

Publications

Publications

Blanco J, Khatri A, Kifayat A, Cho R, & Aronow W. Starvation Ketoacidosis due to the Ketogenic Diet and Prolonged Fasting – A Possibly Dangerous Diet Trend. American Journal of Case Reports. 2019 Nov 22 

Dhaduk K, Blanco J, Griffith J, Khosla J, Broker S, Athar A, Doobay R, Wilson K, Newman R, Gennarelli M, Goutis J, Stallings G, Forman L, & Nabors C. Documenting Obesity in Patient Chart and its Positive Impact on Health: A Retrospective Study from Adult Primary Care Center. Presented July 2019 - NYACP Scientific Meeting, Rye Brook, NY

Blanco J & Pal S.The Use of Personal Cellphone-Based Applications to Improve Resident Engagement in Peer-Run Didactic Sessions. Presented March 2019 - Society of Hospital Medicine National Conference, National Harbor, MD

Blanco J & Karass M. An editorial on the TAILOR trial – further support for the addition of cetuximab to FOLFOX-4 in the treatment of RAS wild-type metastatic colorectal cancer. Annals of Translational Medicine. 2018 Dec