About The Doctor

Dr. Seth Blank

Thoracic Surgeon , Thoracic Surgeon

Moving his practice from Portland, Oregon, to Augusta, Maine, in 2016, Dr. Seth Blank has brought the same level of commitment that he had before. He has practiced medicine for over 25 years, and he has helped his patients through what is known as a patient-centric approach to healthcare. This means that he looks at each individual to find what works the best for them. Dr. Blank understands how what works for one person might not work for another.

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Leadership Roles

Dr. Seth Blank helped to establish Mercy Hospital’s successful lung cancer screening program in Portland, Maine. He was also a founding member of Maine Medical Center’s Thoracic Oncology Center. He currently practices at MaineGeneral Health. Some of his special areas of interest include asbestos-related cancers such as lung cancer and mesothelioma.

A Message of Hope

Dr. Seth Blank pays close attention to detail, which becomes a win-win situation for his patients.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Blank has a variety of clinical interests including

  • Flexible bronchoscopy

  • Esophageal surgery

  • Emergency thoracotomy

  • Pneumonectomy

  • Rib resection

  • Lobectomy

  • Mediastinoscopy

The First

In 2006, Dr. Blank helped to perform one of the first minimally invasive lobectomies in Maine. Since then, this surgical technique has become one of his areas of expertise. Dr. Blank prefers minimally invasive surgery because it has fewer risks, is less invasive, and has a shorter recovery period.

Win-Win Situation for Patients

Dr. Blank provides his patients with excellent, individualized care. He pays close attention to detail, which becomes a win-win situation for his patients.

When facing a diagnosis of mesothelioma or lung cancer, it is crucial to find the right treatment right away. Contact Dr. Seth Blank today.

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