American College Of Surgeons - Inspiring Quality: Highest Standards, Better Outcomes

Meet the State Chairs

Joseph Blansfield, MD, FACS

Joseph Blansfield, MD, FACSState Chair, Pennsylvania - Keystone


  • Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC
  • Residency at Abington Memorial Hospital, Abington, PA
  • Fellowship at National Cancer Institute, Washington, DC

Joseph Blansfield, MD, FACS, is the section head of surgical oncology at the Geisinger Clinic in Danville, PA. He became a State Chair in order to further the mission of the CoC, and he believes that CoC accreditation improves the quality of cancer care for patients. In his spare time, Dr. Blansfield enjoys camping, hiking and kayaking.