D. Blaine Nease, MD, FACS

Associate Professor


Clinical Interests


Education & Training

  • Medical School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine (Columbus, Ohio)
  • Residency: University of South Florida (Tampa, Fla.)

Honors & Memberships

  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • Member, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • Member, American Society for Bariatric Surgery
  • SRC Surgeon of Excellence in Robotic Surgery


  • Certified: American Board of Surgery

CHH Center for Surgical Weight Control

20th Street Professional Building
1115 20th Street
Huntington, WV 25703
Phone: 304.399.4121

Map & Directions

Marshall Surgery - Huntington

A provider-based department of Cabell Huntington Hospital
Marshall University Medical Center
1600 Medical Center Drive
Suite 2500 (2nd Floor)
Huntington, WV 25701
Phone: 304.691.1200

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Balakrishnan P, Rahimpour A, Munie S, Nease D. 2024. Endoluminal Vacuum Therapy as a Salvage Procedure for Difficult Anastomotic Leak Post Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass 2024. Cureus 16(4): e59313. doi:10.7759/cureus.59313

Corsello J, Gerola R, Babatope M, Munie S, Nease DB. 2022. Do bariatric patient's in rural areas achieve comparative weight loss as national average? single center experience in appalachia west virginia. Surg Endosc. 2022 8 30;36(11):8515-8519.
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Corsello J, Nease DB, Munie S, Bown P, Amiri F. 2021. The Importance of the Institution of a Robotic Curriculum on Resident Training and Performance. Am Surg. 2021 12 2;88(5):992-993.
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Bartlett DE, Miller RB, Thiesfeldt S, Lakhani HV, Khanal T, D Pratt R, Cottrill CL, Klug RL, Adkins NS, Bown PC, Nease DB, Shapiro JI, Sodhi K. 2018. Uremic Toxins Activates Na/K-ATPase Oxidant Amplification Loop Causing Phenotypic Changes in Adipocytes in In Vitro Models. Int J Mol Sci. 2018 12 26;19(9).
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Barry RG, Amiri FA, Gress TW, Nease DB, Canterbury TD. 2017. Laparoscopic vertical sleeve gastrectomy: A 5-year veterans affairs review. Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 9 12;96(35):e7508.
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Uffort E, Nease B, Canterbury T. 2013. Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy with comparable weight loss in all obese groups: a VA hospital experience. Am Surg. 2013 Jul;79(7):739-42.
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