John Blakey

John Blakey

Assurance Partner


BDO Orange County Office



Executive Summary

John Blakey leads BDO’s Southern California Healthcare Practice. He has over 25 years of public accounting experience, including eight years with a Big Four firm. He focuses on providing assurance and advisory services to a wide variety of healthcare organizations, including Knox-Keene-licensed health plans, hospitals and health systems, multi-specialty medical groups, and long-term care facilities.
John has developed a reputation in the healthcare industry for his thought leadership and innovation. He is a frequent speaker at healthcare conferences and has published several articles on emerging issues impacting the industry. He provides clients with value-added solutions by leveraging his informed perspective and experience to help them navigate the complex and changing healthcare regulatory landscape. Ways he has provided value to his clients include: maximizing provider reimbursement, cost avoidance related to payer contracts, strategic management decision support, and improving the effectiveness of internal controls over financial reporting systems.

Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
California Society of CPAs (CalCPA)
Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA)


B.S., Accounting, Loyola Marymount University