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Specializes in Pain Medicine • Male • Age 68

9600 Gross Point Rd
Skokie, IL 60076
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NorthShore Medical Group
Department of Anesthesia
9600 Gross Point Rd
Skokie, IL 60076
NorthShore Medical Group
NorthShore Medical Group
9650 Gross Point Rd # 2900
Skokie, IL 60076
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    Dr. Blum's Experience

    Specialties

    • Pain Medicine
    • Anesthesiology
    • Family Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Anesthesiology
    • Family Practice
    • Pain Medicine
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    • Celiac Plexus Block
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
    • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
    • Non-Spinal Nerve Blocks
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Steroid Injection
    • Trigger Point Injection
    2
    • Acute Postoperative Pain
    • Back Pain
    • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Headache
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Low Back Pain
    • Myelopathy
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylitis
    • Trigeminal Neuralgia
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    Background Check for Dr. Blum

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Illinois.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Finch University Of Health Sciences Chicago Medical School
    Graduated in 1972

    Internship Hospital

    Community Hosp
    Complete in 1979

    Residency Hospital

    Sutter Med Center Of Santa Rosa
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Blum & Staff

    • English
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    Likelihood to Recommend

    3.7
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    3.7 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Blum to family and friends

    3.7 out of 5

    11 responses

    Dr. Blum's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    3.3 out of 5

    11 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4 out of 5

    12 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    3.6 out of 5

    12 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    11 responses

    Experience with Dr. Blum

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    3.7 out of 5

    12 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    3.5 out of 5

    12 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3.8 out of 5

    12 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3.8 out of 5

    12 responses

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    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    NorthShore Medical Group
    Department of Anesthesia
    9600 Gross Point Rd
    Skokie, IL 60076
    (847) 933-6974 (Office)
    (847) 933-3829 (Fax)
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    NorthShore Medical Group
    9650 Gross Point Rd # 2900
    Skokie, IL 60076
    (847) 933-6974 (Office)
    (847) 773-5075 (Fax)
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