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Meet Our Medical Staff

Dr. Douglas Hunt Blackledge

Meet Dr. Douglas Hunt Blackledge

Dr. Blackledge earned his medical degree from Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine in Blacksburg, VA in 2010. He then completed an intern year followed by residency in Anesthesiology at The University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, MS from 2010-2014. Dr. Blackledge is board certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology. He holds up to date certifications in ATLS, PALS, and ATLS. He also holds active memberships with the American Society of Anesthesiology, the Mississippi State Society of Anesthesiologists, and The Mississippi Medical Association.

Dr. Blackledge has been the Director of Anesthesiology at Wayne General Hospital offering all aspects of peri-operative anesthesia care including preoperative evaluation and optimization, acute pain management, and critical care management. He has also served as an Emergency Department physician since 2015 and was Chief of Staff at Wayne General Hospital from October 2107-September 2019. He continues to serve as member of the medical staff.