Dr. Katie Blankenship
Hello, I am Dr. Katie Blankenship and I graduated from West Virginia University School of Dentistry in 2014.
We are located in the E.A. Hawse Health Center, 17978 State Route 55, Baker WV, 26801. Our phone number is (304) 897-5915. We have 7 operatories plus dental lab, reception, waiting, kitchen. The health center also houses a medical practice & pharmacy. We use ADEC, Marus & Belmont equipment and have 7 wall mounted and 1 panoramic radiographic facilities. There are 2 hygienists and 3 assistants. We work 5 days a week and can accept left-handed students.
Hardy County has a population of about 14,000. The health center has over 7,500 patients generating over 30,000 visits per year. We serve a large geographic area including Virginia.
This practice is quite comprehensive in that we do a lot of different procedures for patients who are affluent self-pay, commercial insurance, sliding-fee, Medicaid and physically and mentally challenged. We are a safety net provider and in many cases, the only option for many of our patients.
To reach our office from Morgantown, go east on Interstate 68 to Cumberland MD, South on US Route 220 to Moorefield WV, East on Corridor G/WV RT 55 to Baker WV, Baker exit, left at bottom of ramp, ¼ mile on right. The distance should be 130 miles and take about 2 hours.